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Satoru Iwata Passes Away

It’s a very sad morning to wake up to and hear that Nintendo President Satoru Iwata has passed away at the age of 55. Nintendo have released a short statement which is below: Nintendo Co., Ltd. deeply regrets to announce that President Satoru Iwata passed away on July 11, 2015 due to a bile duct […]

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Ace Attorney 123: Wright Selection Bonuses For Japan

Weren’t we just saying the other day about the cool stuff that Japan gets for otakus? Well, as if you need another reminder, we’re giving you one anyways. Ace Attorney 123: Wright Selection collects the first 3 adventures of Phoenix Wright and puts them conveniently on a 3DS cartridge. Being originally DS games, they’ve been revamped with […]

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Japan’s Top Selling Games For 2012

2013 is in full swing so this would be a great time to cast an introspective eye back on 2012 to see which games sold like hotcakes for 2012. No real surprise for number one with Pokemon taking out the top gong while Animal Crossing did well to come in second considering how late it […]

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Some Black Friday Sales Figures

So Black Friday has come and gone for another year and the pandemonium seems to be finally subsiding. Now we can see what actually sold like hotcakes as some sales figures begin to be released. Black Friday week saw 750,000 Xbox 360 consoles sold which should keep Microsoft happy however Sony still managed to  pull […]

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3DS Cracks 19 Million Units Sold

We’ve all been watching the Nintendo 3DS print money for a while now but just how well is it doing outside of its native Japan? As of June 31, the 3DS has shifted 19 million units worldwide which, for the statisticians out there, will note that this figure is a but shy of the Gamecube’s […]

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Pokemon Black & White 2 Launches In Japan

Japan recently saw the launch for the massively awaited, Pokemon Black & White 2, across the land and to say there were long queues and happy gamers everywhere would be an understatement. It’s still a bit early for the official sales figures but based on pre-orders, we’re able to take a quick look at what […]

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Pokemon Black 2 White 2 Trailer

Nintendo Direct is over for now but as usual produced great nuggets of information and amazing trailers. The one below is no exception: Pokemon Black 2 White 2 for your enjoyment!

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Kingdom Hearts 3D Reporting Healthy Sales

Great news for Square Enix coming out of Japan with the news that Kingdom Hearts 3D has sold through 64% of its allocated stock in retail outlets across Japan. To be exact, the title has shifted 64.2% which equates to 213,579 units sold, nice. However the title hasn’t managed to reach the stellar heights of […]

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Pokemon + Nobunaga Commercials

Just a a couple of quick commercials being shown on Japanese television at the moment to advertise the Pokemon + Nobunaga crossover which is hitting the DS on March 17. Give them a look, there’s some pretty cool action going on. Most people will know what Pokemon are but for those who are unsure about […]

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Ni No Kuni Nears Release Date

  Muchly anticpated title from two Japanese powerhouse, namely developer Level-5 and animation house Studio Ghibli, Ni no Kuni is one game that’s looking amazing. Seen last year at TGS and again this year, we may finally be nearing a release date for this game. Level-5 President, Akihiro Hino, spoke at a press conference held […]