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Famitsu Readers Pick New Nintendo 3DS Announcement As Their Second Top News Story Of 2014

Wondering which headlines grabbed Japanese gamers the most during 2014? Well wonder no more. Japanese gaming publication Famitsu asked their readers to vote on which stories had the most impact on them during last year. As you can see, the New Nintendo 3DS announcement was voted by Famitsu readers as their second top news story of 2014. Here’s all the details you need to know.

1. The announcement of Dragon Quest Heroes for PS4/PS3 (218 votes)
2. New Nintendo 3DS systems will be released on 11th of October (169 votes)
3. PlayStation 4 sells 322,083 systems during first 2 launch days (151 votes)
4. Youkai Watch sells one million copies (136 votes)
5. Atlus Co., Ltd. starts business from first of April [reorganization after SEGA bought the company] (94 votes)
6. Super Smash Bros. will be released during summer for 3DS and the Wii U version during winter (87)
7. The shocking announcement of Monster Hunter 4G (71)
8. The announcement of Project Morpheus for PS4 (60)
9. The formal introduction of Kan Colle Kai for PS Vita (55)
10. Stating “we want to announce a new game” in the live event of SaGa series (52)
11. The announcement of Theatrhythm Dragon Quest
12. Persona 5 launching at the same time for PS4 and PS3
13. Final Fantasy VII arriving on PS4
14. Splatoon, a title with a new style in third-person shooters, arriving on Wii U
15. The announcement of PoPoLoCrois Farm Story
16. The Legend of Legacy, a perfect new RPG, coming from splendid staff
17. The announcement of Pokken
18. Etrian Mystery Dungeon launching 15th of March 2015
19. Pokemon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire launching in November worldwide
20. The announcement of Bloodborne

Next, below are the results for the creator/maker that left the biggest impression:

Creator:
1. Akihiro Hino (Level-5) (24 votes)
2. Yuji Horii (Armor Project) (21 votes)
3. Masahiro Sakurai (Sora) (17 votes)

Game maker:
1. Level-5 (35 votes)
2. Sony Computer Entertainment (33 votes)
3. Square Enix (26 votes)

The TV commercial that left the biggest impression:

1. Super Smash Bros. for 3DS (31 votes)
2. PlayStation 4 Dragon Quest metallic slime edition (24 votes)
3. Pokemon Omega Ruby/Alpha Sapphire (20 votes)

Thanks, Shuhei Yoshida

2 thoughts on “Famitsu Readers Pick New Nintendo 3DS Announcement As Their Second Top News Story Of 2014”

    1. I sooo totally agree. I got my money saved for two of them… One xl and one regular… i sooo can’t wait to get them.

      Get N or GET OUT!!!

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