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The Xbox One is launching today in Japan, and it doesn’t “SEEM” like to many gamers are interested. Some Twitter users have snapped picks of the big stores for console launches, and they seem to be pretty empty. Check out some of the photos below.
Famitsu has once again polled their users to find out their most anticipated games. Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate was the top game with almost 1,000 votes. Persona 5 held steady at 800 votes, while Hyrule Warriors rounded out the top 3 with 603 votes. Get the full list below (note, these positions do not indicate sales numbers or trends).
Microsoft has released a brand new video showing off the Kinect recognizing Japanese language. Then the video shows off various apps and games, starting with the perfect game for the Japanese audience, Titanfall.
Famitsu has listed the top 50 best selling pieces of software for the first half of 2014 below. Yokai Watch, Dragon Quest Monsters 2, and Kirby Triple Deluxe lead the way. Get the full list past the link.
Check out some Japanese gameplay footage of Pokemon Omega Ruby & Alpha Sapphire’s secret bases in a new introduction video.
Famitsu’s Most Wanted Games (7/13/14) – Hype for Hyrule Warriors, Super Smash Bros, and Bayonetta 2 Builds
Famitsu has listed the top 30 most wanted games from their users. And games like Hyrule Warriors, Bayonetta 2, and Super Smash Bros for Wii U have built significant momentum since the last list. Check out the top 30 games below.
According to a recent presentation held by Microsoft, four new Japanese titles will be gracing the Xbox One console in 2015. One will be a Simulation Love Game (SLG), and the other three are Shoot-Em Ups (STG). Check out the details below.
Rideon Inc.’s Adventure Bar Story will be heading to Japan’s 3DS eShop on June 26, 2014. The title was originally released on the PSP in Japan as Adventure Bar of Wonderland, and later as a mobile title Adventure Bar Story. The 3DS will include the new updated art released in Japan for Android platforms on January 15, 2013, and new controls suitable for the 3DS.
Nintendo has announced that Japan will be getting a retail release on July 17th. Sinobi is reporting that the package will come with Boxing, Baseball, Tennis, Golf, and Bowling. It will run Japanese owners 3,700 Yen. Via: Nintendo Everything, Source: Sinobi
Nintendo has revealed June’s Recommended Software list for their 3DS XL bonus download campaign.
The Xbox One will be launching in Japan on September 4th, 2014. Destructoid has put together list of developers working on Microsoft’s console.
PlayStation Japan has uploaded brand new videos for Watch Dogs on PS3 and PS4. Check out all the footage below.
Level-5 and Nintendo have released a brand new Japanese TV spot for Yo-kai Watch on the Nintendo 3DS. Check it out below.
Nintendo of Japan is doing a new promotion that gives consumers a “recommended” game download as a bonus with your purchase of a 3DS XL. This promotion will be begin on April 26th, users will get a voucher for a select game on the 3DS eShop.
Famitsu has put together a list of the top ten best selling games for the past year in Japan from April 1st, 2013 to April 3rd, 2104. Check out the full lineup past the link.
Amazon Japan has some awesome protective Wii U Gamepad cases on sale. The cases come in two flavors: Red/Blue & Green/Blue. Check out both of them below.
If you pre-order Mario Kart 8 on Amazon Japan, you’ll receive some Mario themed playing cards. Check out the Japanese boxart for the game below as well.
Check out some Japanese gameplay footage of Sonic & All Stars Racing Transformed. The video details all the different courses, characters, and modes players will be engaging in.
Nintendo of Japan has opened up a brand new page showing off some games and features of the Wii U. It details off-TV play, streaming apps, karaoke, cook books, and more. Check out the page here. Nintendo is prepping the launch of the Wii U – Wii Sports Club bundle in Japan soon, so hopefully this new info page and the launch of the Wii Sports Club bundle can jump-start things a bit. Thanks domondohko for the tip!
Japan will be getting a White Premium Wii U with Wii Sports Club pack in this March. 4Gamer has received one photo of the bundle. Details on the contents can be found below.
Sony has put together three trailers highlighting the launch line-up for the PS4 in Japan, as well as some games coming later in the year. Final Fantasy 15, Watch Dogs, Killzone, Knack, Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes and more are all displayed.
Japan is finally getting the PS4 this Saturday, and gamers seem anxious, as a big line has already formed for Sony’s next system. Check out the pictures below.
6,504 Famitsu readers were polled to see what were their most wanted games for 2014. Persona 5 and Mario Kart 8 were the top two selections. While RPGs like Final Fantasy 15, Kingdom Hearts 3, Bravely Second, Freedom Wars, and Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate also made the top 30. Hyrule Warriors made the jump all the way from 16th to 9th, so it seems like that game could be dark horse this year for Nintendo. Get the full list below, there are a ton of fantastic games.
In Japan, Nintendo will be holding a three-tiered sale starting this Saturday. Gamers will be able to get steep discounts on Donkey Kong games. On March 1st the sales move on to the Zelda franchise, which includes The Wind Waker HD for Wii U. Then on March 8th the sales goes multiple Mario games. With the highlight being Paper Mario Sticker Star for the Nintendo 3DS. Check out all the games below.