Japan: Nintendo Switch Sells 45K And Nintendo 3DS Sells 23K

It is Wednesday which means its time to see how the various software and hardware performed in Japan last week. Monster Hunter Double Cross remains the best-selling software followed by the epic The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild for the Nintendo Switch. With regards to hardware it was the Switch which came out on … Continue reading Japan: Nintendo Switch Sells 45K And Nintendo 3DS Sells 23K

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Second ARMS Invitational Tournament Announced For April 29-30 In Japan

Nintendo has announced a second invitational tournament for ARMS that will commence on 29th April in Japan. Professional gamers Abadango and Chocoblanka will be running exhibition matches, and there will also be a tournament for regular players. By the looks of the image below, the regular tournament will give players the chance to win prizes such … Continue reading Second ARMS Invitational Tournament Announced For April 29-30 In Japan

CoroCoro Will Be Distributing Ho-Oh Codes To Coincide With New Pokémon Movie

CoroCoro has revealed that they will be distributing a code for players in Japan to get their hands on the legendary Pokémon Ho-Oh in Sun and Moon. The Pokémon's code will be available in the magazine's August issue, which will be released on 15th July. This will coincide with the upcoming Pokémon! I Choose You film's release … Continue reading CoroCoro Will Be Distributing Ho-Oh Codes To Coincide With New Pokémon Movie

Japan: Nintendo Temporarily Halts Famicom Mini Production

Yesterday we found out that Nintendo is discontinuing the popular NES Classic Edition in North America. The news wasn't taken well by fans of the company as the system has been extremely hard to find since it launched. Nintendo Japan also announced today that they will be temporarily halting production of the console despite it … Continue reading Japan: Nintendo Temporarily Halts Famicom Mini Production

Japan: Nintendo Switch Sells 41K And Nintendo 3DS Sells 25K

It is Wednesday which means it is time to see how video game software and hardware performed in Japan. It had admittedly been a slow week with only two new releases which were LEGO Worlds for the PlayStation 4 and Kawaii Pet to Kurasou! Wan Nyan & Mini Mini Animal for Nintendo 3DS. With regards to hardware … Continue reading Japan: Nintendo Switch Sells 41K And Nintendo 3DS Sells 25K

Japan: Fire Emblem Echoes Receives High Marks In Famitsu

Japanese publication Famitsu has reviewed the long-awaited Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia and has unsurprisingly awarded it high marks. The four reviewers of the game awarded it 37/40 which isn't something to be sniffed at. However, those of you who have followed Famitsu scores know that sometimes they can be rather generous when dishing … Continue reading Japan: Fire Emblem Echoes Receives High Marks In Famitsu

A Look At The Handbook From A Nintendo Recruitment Drive

Nintendo is currently hunting for upcoming game developers to join their team, the company holding recruitment drives all over Japan. As part of these events, Nintendo has produced an awesome booklet to communicate with prospective employees. While the book does include some less interesting employment information, some of the art is simply amazing. Check out … Continue reading A Look At The Handbook From A Nintendo Recruitment Drive

Videos: Here’s A Trailer & Commercial For Pokemon the Movie: I Choose You!

Pokemon the Movie: I Choose You! releases in Japan in just 3 months, but promotion for the movie is well underway. A pair of videos related to the movie were recently uploaded on YouTube, courtesy of The Pokemon Company. The first one is a 2 minute trailer for the movie, and the second is a … Continue reading Videos: Here’s A Trailer & Commercial For Pokemon the Movie: I Choose You!

Japan: Nintendo Switch Sells 45K and Nintendo 3DS Sells 33K

It's Wednesday which means it is time to find out which software and hardware were the best-sellers last week in Japan. The Nintendo Switch proved to the most popular console which despite supply constraints managed to outsell the Nintendo 3DS and PlayStation 4.  With regards to software it was Monster Hunter XX for the Nintendo 3DS … Continue reading Japan: Nintendo Switch Sells 45K and Nintendo 3DS Sells 33K

Japan: Early Nintendo Switch Sales Outpacing PlayStation 4

Every Wednesday we publish the Media Create sales figures which show how well software and hardware are performing in Japan. This week the Nintendo Switch was once again the best-selling hardware in the land of the rising sun. However, what is interesting is that early sales of the console are outpacing the PlayStation 4 in the … Continue reading Japan: Early Nintendo Switch Sales Outpacing PlayStation 4