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Here’s The Most Wanted Games In Japan (Wii Game At Number One)

Famitsu has published its readers most wanted games of 2012 and Dragon Quest X: Rise of the Five Tribes Online for Wii, and eventually Wii U, has topped the list. There are a total of five games for Nintendo related platforms in the entire top ten. Here’s the games the Japanese are looking forward to playing the most this year:

  1. [Wii] Dragon Quest X: Rise of the Five Tribes Online
  2. [PS3] Dragon’s Dogma
  3. [3DS] Monster Hunter 4
  4. [PSV] Persona 4: The Golden
  5. [PS3] One Piece: Kaizoku Musou
  6. [3DS] Animal Crossing 3DS
  7. [3DS] New Love Plus
  8. [PSP] Shining Blade
  9. [PSP] Super Robot Taisen Z
  10. [3DS] Kingdom Hearts 3D: Dream Drop Distance

50 thoughts on “Here’s The Most Wanted Games In Japan (Wii Game At Number One)”

    1. xD thats cuz the Xbox Sucks. It’s literally just a cheap computer in a plastic case, Bill Gates only decided to make it, because he didn’t have enough Money.

      1. Not everyone can afford a 1000$ gaming PC. Try again when someone doesn’t have the urge to slap you upside down.

        1. My friend has had 2 xBox’s break down, the last more recently.

          My brother’s xbox had a hard drive failure.

          Not everyone can afford to keep buying cheap ass xBoxes.

          PS: Microsoft fixed One of them with used, dusty parts, which broke again right outside of warranty.

      2. Actually it’s because the Xbox is american, and they don’t care for it in Japan. (Cool how it’s not like that here in america…)

    2. Basically, the only XBox exclusive/1st party game is in the Kinect and we all know how awesome the Kinect is (sarcasm).

        1. Dale Gribble Was Right

          In Japan there actually was, but not even that was enough to sway the masses. And most of these titles were never released outside of Japan for the 360. This includes retail as well as digital. Mostly anime/panty-themed bullet-hell, idol maker & kissing games though. I mean, there’s a REASON they didn’t release this stuff outside of Japan.

    3. The Xbox is not big in Japan, Microsoft Discounted the 360 in Japan last year because of poor sales, It makes me wonder if the 720 will release in Japan at all.

    1. I think he was being sarcastic… then again, who knows what to expect from such a username… could be a non-troll making fun of trolls! Or a troll who wants us to think he/she’s a non-troll making fun of trolls! Or… *goes off forever*

  1. Ryan Sizemore (@PyroJing)

    Well of course it’s a Wii game at number one, it’s Dragon frickin Quest. That game series sells like hotcakes over there.

  2. Dragon’s Dogma is higher than Kingdom Hearts? Damn, I guess Japan is a pretty random place. I was interested in Dragon’s Dogma, but the latest story trailer just killed it for me.

      1. Oh yeah, I heard that they might included the demo with that game. I guess it’s going to be another case like with Bulletstorm on the 360 that included the demo for Gears 3.

  3. No Paper Mario or Kid Icarus I see. :(

    Animal Crossing? I will never understand the appeal of that series. I tried the GCN game out once. Perhaps the most boring game I’ve ever played.

    1. Animal Crossing is popular because it’s relaxing. The music, the graphics, the laid back gameplay is just a great time waster.

  4. As much as I’m looking forward to Kingdom Hearts 3D, that picture makes me hope they never make a live-action movie of it. Makes me cringe thinking about it.

  5. I could have sworn I heard animal crossing was coming out in march but now it doesnt sound like it and that makes me sad cuz I am so fricken excited for that game l:

  6. Totally agree with their number 1 choice. I would have placed Kingdom Hearts higher and would have had Paper Mario and Kid Icarus on the list too however. It’s funny how much my interests resemble the majority of Japanese people. I need to live there.

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