Tag Archives: Japan

Watch Dogs – Japanese (PS3 & PS4) Gameplay Footage


PlayStation Japan has uploaded brand new videos for Watch Dogs on PS3 and PS4. Check out all the footage below.

Yo-kai Watch 2 – new Japanese TV Spot

Yo-kai Watch

Level-5 and Nintendo have released a brand new Japanese TV spot for Yo-kai Watch on the Nintendo 3DS. Check it out below.

3DS XL’s in Japan are Packed in with Recommended Software in Japan

Animal Crossing

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.

Top ten best Selling Games in Japan (4/1/13 – 4/3/14)

Pokemon X and Y

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.

Mario Kart 8 Protective Gamepad Cases Storm Amazon Japan

Wii U Gamepad

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. 

Amazon Japan – Mario Kart 8 Pre-orders Comes with Playing Cards + Boxart

Mario Kart 8

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. 

Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed – Japanese Gameplay Overview


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 Opens up a Wii U Features and Information page Starring Mario Characters


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 – Famicom Remix 1&2 Boxart


Get a better look at the retail boxart for Famicom Remix 1&2 on the Wii U. 

Japan – White Wii U Premium Pack Shot and Details

Wii U Premium Pack

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. 

Check out the Japanese PSN Store Front

PSN Japan

The PS4 launch in Japan today, check out some screenshots of the Japanese PSN store.

Japan – Official PS4 Launch Trailer

PS4 Box design
Japanese gamers are lining up to get their PS4′s today. Sony has released an official launch trailer for the system. Check it out below.

Japanese PS4 Trailers Highlight some of the Best Games Coming in 2014

Final Fantasy 15

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. 

Japanese Gamers Are Lining up for the Launch of the PS4, See all the Pictures Below


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. 

Persona 5 and Mario Kart 8 top Famitsu Readers most Wanted Games (2/20/2014)

Hyrule Warriors CC
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.

Japan – Huge eShop Sales for Donkey Kong, Zelda, and Mario

Donkey Kong Country Tropcial Freeze sale

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. 

Check out the Japanese PS4 Store

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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. 

Final Fantasy 14: A Realm Reborn – Japanese PS4 Trailer


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.

Japan – New Wii U Bundle Coming that Includes Wii Sports Club’s Tennis, Golf, and Bowling


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!

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt – Japanese PS4 Trailer


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.

Sony Releases a New Trailer for Call of Duty Ghosts on PS4


PlayStation Japan has uploaded a brand new trailer for Call of Duty Ghosts on the PS4. Check it out past the link.

Japan – Metal Gear Solid 5: Ground Zeroes Limited Boxed Set


Japan will be getting an exclusive limited edition boxed set of Metal Gear Solid 5: Ground Zeroes on the PS3, Xbox 360, and PS4 this March. Legendary producer Hideo Kojima showed off the fancy editions on Twitter.

Infamous: Second Son’s Japanese Voice Actors are Pretty good


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.

Donkey Kong Country Tropical Freeze Japanese Gameplay Compilation


Check out some Japanese footage of Donkey Kong Country Tropical Freeze. 

Japanese Strider Boxart Looks Amazing


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.

2013 Game Sales: Japan vs. United Kingdom


The UK Chart-track and Famitsu, has released their video games sales numbers for 2013. Get the details and sales analysis past the link.

Media Create top 50 (12/30/13 -1/5/14) – Nearly 30 3DS Titles Chart


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 Japan boss Teases a Unannounced PS4 game


Sony is gearing up for their launch in Japan, and the SCE Japan boss Hiroshi Kawano, has teased a new PS4 nobody knows about. 

PS Vita Welcome Box Bundle Announced for Japan


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. 

Top 10 most Pre-Ordered Games in Japan


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. 

New Japanese Wii U eShop Music – Nintendodomination


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.

Club Nintendo in Japan gets Free Wind Waker HD Soundtrack on game Registration


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 Complete Edition Announced for Japan


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.