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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.
Screenshots of the Japanese PSN store been leaked online. It’s a pretty standard affair but a little more bright due to certain franchises popularity in Japan.
Sony has uploaded a brand new trailer for Final Fantasy 14: A Realm Reborn on PS4. The trailer shows off the lovely Japanese voice acting, and enhance graphics of the system.
Nintendo will be releasing a brand new Wii U bundle in Japan at the end of March. This bundle includes a White Deluxe Wii U, white Wiimote +, sensor bar, Wii Sports Club installed with Tennis, Golf, and Bowling, for 30,000 yen ($300). Source: Nintendo JP, Thanks Domon for the tip!
Sony has uploaded a brand new trailer for The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt on PS4. It details who you are, and shows off the amazing graphics of CD-Projekt Red’s latest RPG.
PlayStation Japan has uploaded a brand new trailer for Call of Duty Ghosts on the PS4. Check it out past the link.
Check out this Japanese trailer for Infamous Second Son on PS4. It gives us the first look at the Japanese voice actors in the game.
Japan will be the only market to get a physical copy of Strider. Check out the full boxart from Strider’s Japanese version below. It looks pretty cool.
The UK Chart-track and Famitsu, has released their video games sales numbers for 2013. Get the details and sales analysis past the link.
There was a report earlier that 75% of Nintendo’s gross profits in Q3 are coming from 3DS and Wii. I would love to know how much of that is strictly from the Nintendo 3DS. Because Nintendo has charted 29 titles in the top 50 for last week’s Media Create Sales. Get the full list below.
Sony is gearing up for their launch in Japan, and the SCE Japan boss Hiroshi Kawano, has teased a new PS4 nobody knows about.
Sony offering a nice deal for the PS Vita in Japan. On March 6th, Sony will launch the Welcome Box. It comes with a Wi-Fi PS Vita, 3 GB Memory Card, travel pouch, cleaning cloth, strap, demos for God Eater 2, Soul Sacrifice Delta, and Terraria, free-to play titles: Joysound TV Plus, Dragon’s Dogma Quest, Power Pro Stadium, and the Music Unlimited App, all for 20,454 yen. Not a bad deal if you ask me.
The magicboxnow has collected data for the most pre-ordered video games in Japan from the last week of December. Check out the top ten below.
Tilmen from Nintendomination has uploaded the new Wii U eShop music for Japan. Its sound very familiar to be honest, I’m sure Nintendo has used this music before.
Did I ever tell you guys I want to move to Japan? Nintendo of Japan has just unveiled this sweet deal for Club Nintendo members. When you register The Legend of Zelda The Wind Waker HD for the Wii U, you get a free soundtrack from the game.
Resident Evil 6 is getting a re-release in Japan, but this time it comes with all the DLC and Japanese voice actors. Check out all the details including a release date who will be doing the voices.
Famed producer of Resident Evil 4, and current The Evil Within creator Shinji Mikami has stated that Japanese studios take less risks than Western studios. Mikami said you won’t find many publishers in Japan willing to spend more than $30 million into one title.
No More Heroes and Killer is Dead director Suda 51 thinks that the Xbox One will end up shining in Japan, despite a release date or software for the country.
The 3DS recently passed the PS3′s Lifetime-date-sales in Japan. Games like Animal Crossing New Leaf, Fantasy Life, New Super Mario Bros 2, Monster Hunter, and Paper Mario dominate the Japanese game charts with little to no resistance from Sony. Why isn’t Sony doing something about the situation in Japan?
Famitsu has polled what their readers think and has listed the top 30 most wanted games of 2013 for Japanese users.
Nintendo’s 3DS games are currently dominating the Media Create’s Japanese sales charts. Paper Mario Sticker Star, New Super Mario Bros 2 and U, and Animal Crossing are all in the top 5. Nintendo is also selling the most hardware with the 3DS LL and 3DS taking the top spots. Check out the full chart below.
Eurogamer has a interesting story on why the Xbox brand failed in Japan. Hit the link to see the story of Microsoft’s biggest challenge to date.