Another week, another ridiculous amount of Monster Hunter Portable 3rd served up to Japanese video game fans. Just how many more fans did the monster hunting action adventure managed to lure in this week?
The release of Gran Turismo 5 in Japan and the build up to Monster Hunter Portable 3rd give the PlayStation family a week to completely dominate overseas. Just how helpful were GT5 and the latest Monster Hunter?
The power of red plastic on Wii sales in Japan is nothing compared to the promotional power of the Monster Hunter series. How else can we explain the PlayStation Portable more than doubling its sales this week overseas?
All it takes is a little red plastic to spur Wii sales in Japan. The Super Mario Bros. 25th anniversary edition of Nintendo's console went on sale overseas last week, tripling sales of the Wii.
It's a banner week for the PlayStation Portable in Japan as the PSP enjoys chart topping sales and its smaller, digital download only cousin, the PSPgo, manages to not be in last place for a second week.
Sony's recent slashing of the PSPgo's price worldwide has had a noticeable effect on sales of the download-only device, at least in Japan. The regularly triple-digit selling PSPgo just had one of its best weeks ever overseas.
Sales of Sony's PlayStation Portable may be way down—just like sales of the Nintendo DS—but the rival handhelds managed to carve out small victories in Japan this week.
While Pokemon Black and White may still be the hottest thing going in Japan right now, with Kirby's Epic Yarn only slightly cooler, PlayStation hardware is still doing just fine in Japan.
Nintendo wins the biggest slice of the pie in this week's hardware battle in Japan, thanks to still strong sales of Pokemon Black and White. But the PSP wasn't too far behind, thanks to K-On!
Another week of outstanding sales for Pokemon Black & White, another week of total Nintendo DS dominance in Japan.
Turns out selling more than 2.5 million copies of the latest Pokemon game(s) translates into a big boost for the Nintendo DS. Crazy! But just how many new Nintendo DSs did Japanese Pokemon fans snap up with the game?
The battle between Sony and Nintendo in Japan is, once again, pretty darn even. Continued strong sales of the PSP gives Sony first place, with Nintendo's DS doing what it does best: Sell! Sell! Sell!
The PlayStation Portable is still on top in Japan—thanks to MonHun Nikki!—helping, along with the PlayStation 3, to give Sony a healthy portion of the weekly hardware take in Japan.
The PlayStation Portable absolutely killed it in Japan last week, sales-wise, gobbling up a huge portion of the hardware sales market and giving Sony the dominant portion of the pie. Who's responsible?
A new face joins the list of bestselling games in Japan this past week as A.C.E.: Another Century's Episode: R for the PlayStation 3 becomes the country's currently bestselling game. It's not the only PS3 game enjoying top ten status.
What does this week's update on the Japanese console contest have to do with Germany's annual gaming show? Not much, other than timing. It was another week won, ever so slightly, by Nintendo.
The battle for weekly console dominance in Japan, where Sony and Nintendo, not Microsoft, rule the roost, was a wash. Even Steven. Neck and neck. Dead heat. OK, Nintendo did have a little bit of a lead.
What sells PlayStation 3s in Japan? Samurai soldiers with rock hard abs and great hair, that's what. See the impact that Sengoku Basara 3 had on Sony's current generation console?
While the PSP may sit atop this week's list of bestselling hardware in Japan, it's still the Nintendo DS that Japanese gamers love more than anything else.
After taking a back seat to the Nintendo DSi LL for a few weeks in Japan, the PSP is back on top, outselling Nintendo's recently cheapened platform. That said...