Ao Oni, the popular survival horror RPG Maker game—where you have to solve puzzles and escape from The Oni, a demon that appears and follows you randomly—is getting a Japanese live-action movie.
In PSP title Photo Kano, you are a high school student who recently got a camera. By building relationships with girls, you can take photos of them in a variety of different situation, including inevitable skimpy pics.
Japanese publishing giant (and sales trackers) Enterbrain have published some preliminary sales figures for the launch of the Nintendo 3DS over the weekend, outlining how many of the handhelds were sold, and what the most popular game was.
Love simulator Amagami is headed toward the PSP. What better what to mark the occasion with an enormous limited edition box?
Collaborating like they do in times of great need, market research companies The NPD Group (North America), GfK Chart-Track (PAL) and Enterbrain (Japan) have combined to bring us the five best-selling games in the "world" for 2009.
According to Enterbrain, the folks who publish Famitsu magazine, the newest PlayStation Portable sold 28,275 units on its first day on the Japanese market. Good? Bad? Probably somewhere closer to the former.
The Japanese release of Final Fantasy XIII might just do wonders for the PlayStation 3 in Japan, if the president of Famitsu publisher Enterbrain knows what he's talking about. A massive marquee game moving consoles? What you talkin' 'bout, Hamamura?
The past two-and-a-half months have been very kind to Sony's PlayStation 3 in Japan, as the console has regularly outsold its biggest competitor—and still-dominant console—the Wii. In April, Sony again handily bested its console rival.
According to data from Famitsu publisher Enterbrain, the domestic sales for the Nintendo Wii in Japan surpassed 8 million units as April 19.
No more breaking it down into individual markets. Combined sales data released this morning from GfK, ChartTrack, Enterbrain and the NPD Group shows us the five biggest-selling games in the world for 2008.
Famitsu have published a list showing the five best-selling PS3 games of all time in Japan. With exact sales figures and everything. And - no shock here - Metal Gear Solid 4 tops the list.
While it's enjoyed various ups and downs in the West, in Japan, the PSP has been emerging as something of a colossal hit. Over the first six months of 2008 it's been the best-selling console in Japan, and Sony have now announced that (based on Enterbrain figures), since the unit's launch in Japan in 2004, over ten …