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Nintendo #1 Japanese publisher for first half of 2013

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Tremendous victory for Nintendo, who was the most soccessful publisher in Japan for 2013′s first half, jumping over closest rival Namco Bandai by a margin the size of 1.71 million – more sales than anyone outside the top three even made. Going by platforms, the 3DS hugely outsold the rivals, with Animal Crossing: New Leaf being the top performer despite ... Read More »

A New Assassin’s Creed Game Could Come This Year

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Assassin’s Creed III sold 12 million units, Ubisoft has made known in its Q3 earnings conference call. The publisher also confirmed that a new AC game will come in fiscal year 2014, which could be anywhere from  April 1st, 2013 to March 31st, 2014, but we all know when it’ll happen, and that’s this October. Read More »

Ninja Gaiden 3 Release Date Unearthed

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Famitsu’s revealed the release date of Ninja Gaiden 3 as March 22nd. It was previously made known by Namco that the game would be released during that time, but no specific date was given. It’s also important to note that the date is for Japan, so expect the hack-n-slash title a few days later in the West. There’s also a ... Read More »

Xbox 360 Being Phased Out In Japan

It’s on its sixth year in Japan, but with sales falling a disheartening 46.7 percent year-on-year, and the console’s last JP exclusive, Idolmaster 2, being ported to PS3, some Japanese retailers are starting the phase out process of the console that was never able to put a dent on Sony and Nintendo’s armor in the Japanese market. Read More »

Quick Quenchers: PlayStation Store Back Up In Japan

After remaining offline for almost three months, the PlayStation Store has been restored in Japan. Now the good folks in the orient will be treated to their version of Sony’s Welcome Back package, giving affected users free games and a full month of PS Plus amongst other things. This follows a string of unfortunate events that’s hit Sony where it ... Read More »

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