Japanese Hardware Sales

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The newest hardware sales from Japan have arrived, so check out the full list below. The 3DS took top honors and Sony’s systems rounded out the top 3 positions. Check out the breakdown below:

3DS – 27.806
PS4 – 20.395
PS Vita – 10.991
Wii U – 7.601
PS3 – 1.045
Xbone – 63

JAPAN’S MOST WANTED GAMES

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An all new list for Japan’s most wanted games has hit, so check it out below. As usual, Final Fantasy XV seems to have captivated the Japanese public and has once again taken the top spot.

Check out the full list below:

[PS4] Final Fantasy XV – 1,002 votes
[PS4] Persona 5 – 926 votes
[PS4] Final Fantasy VII Remake – 602 votes
[PS4] Dragon Quest XI – 567 votes
[3DS] Dragon Quest XI – 554 votes
[3DS] Pokemon Sun/Moon – 516 votes
[PS4] Tales of Berseria – 345 votes
[PS4] Kingdom Hearts III – 326 votes
[3DS] Yo-kai Watch 3 – 304 votes
[WIU] Zelda: Breath of the Wild – 297 votes
[3DS] Etrian Odyssey V – 291 votes
[PS4] Black Rose Valkyrie – 253 votes
[PS4] The Last Guardian – 239 votes
[PS4] Yakuza 6 – 205 votes
[PS4] Nioh – 204 votes

7 Craziest Real Things That Happened Because of Pokemon Go

Gamespot has put together a pretty interesting video for the popular mobile title, Pokemon Go, so give it a watch and let us know what you think. Dead bodies being found, wanted criminals being captured, crazy stuff is happening because of Pokemon Go, so let us know what you think of the video.

Pokemon Go has literally taken the world by storm and I do have to say that I am addicted as well. We will be uploading a video soon on my YouTube channel showcasing our family outing so be sure to subscribe.

Enjoy.

Nintendo Reintroducing Original NES

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It looks like Nintendo is going to be playing the nostalgic card later this year as the company has announced that it will be re-introducing the original NES system on November 11th. You are reading this post correct my friends, Nintendo has shared that they will be releasing an all “new” NES system this Holiday season and will come prepackaged with 30 original NES games. The official name of the retro inspired console is the Nintendo Classic Mini.

The Nintendo Classic Mini: Nintendo Entertainment System comes packaged with an HDMI cable, a USB cable for powering the system*, and one Nintendo Classic Mini: NES Controller. And whether it’s rediscovering an old favourite or experiencing the joy of NES for the first time, the fantastic collection of NES classics included with each and every system should have something for all players. The included titles are:

Balloon Fight
BUBBLE BOBBLE
Castlevania™
Castlevania II: Simon’s Quest™
Donkey Kong
Donkey Kong Jr.
DOUBLE DRAGON II: THE REVENGE
Dr. Mario
Excitebike
FINAL FANTASY®
Galaga™
GHOSTS‘N GOBLINS™
GRADIUS™
Ice Climber
Kid Icarus
Kirby’s Adventure
Mario Bros.
MEGA MAN™ 2
Metroid
NINJA GAIDEN®
PAC-MAN™
Punch-Out!! Featuring Mr. Dream
StarTropics
SUPER C™
Super Mario Bros.
Super Mario Bros. 2
Super Mario Bros. 3
Tecmo Bowl™
The Legend of Zelda
Zelda II: The Adventure of Link

Source: Nintendo PR

Japanese Hardware Sales

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The latest Japanese Hardware Sales (followed by last week’s sales) are in so check them out below. Sony’s PS4 lead the way shifting over 22K in units follows by the New 3DS LL. The Wii U seemed to enjoy a healthy boost in sales as Nintendo released a Splatoon bundle which no doubt helped sales.

Check it out below:

PlayStation 4 – 22,717 (23,679)
New 3DS LL – 16,505 (17,648)
Wii U – 15,470 (4,444)
PlayStation Vita – 11,042 (11,461)
New 3DS – 3,284 (4,122)
PlayStation 3 – 1,126 (1,265)
3DS – 670 (718)
3DS LL – 87 (82)
Xbox One – 72 (73)

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100 Amiibo Now Currently Available in US

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Nintendo has announced that there are now 100 different Amiibo figures available for purchase in the US. Th popular Nintendo figures debuted with a ton of gamers flocking to retail stores and have been amazingly popular ever since. I know we have about 20 or so at our house so it looks like we have some work to do before we get the entire collection…

Congrats Nintendo, here’s to 100 more!

What is your favorite Amiibo?

Nintendo Files Patent For New Single Screen Device

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Nintendo has filed a new patent for a single screened handheld device, presumably for the handheld portion for the NX. Twitter user ZhugeEX spotted the new trademark filed with the United States Patent and Trademark Office. The patent describes a “handheld information processing apparatus” that features a single screen which comes with a touchscreen. The device features built-in speakers and a vibration system to provide a “higher sense of immersion.”

Interesting to say the least. Will Nintendo break away from its two screened design? What do you guys think?

Source Via MyNintendoNews

Next Game Informer To Feature New Zelda And God of War

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The upcoming edition of Game Informer magazine will feature two of E3’s biggest games; The Legend of Zelda Breath of The Wild and the all new God of War game. Both games made a huge splash at this year’s E3 and we can’t wait to get the magazine in the mail. The covers themselves are pretty attractive and I am hoping I get the one that features Link (although I won’t be too disappointed if I end up with Kratos).

Check out the magazine covers and let us know which one you want.

FAMITSU’S MOST WANTED GAMES

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Japanese publication Famitsu has once again published their most wanted games, so check out the list below. Final Fantasy XV rally seems to have captured the Japanese public as the game always sits atop the charts for most wanted games.

Check out the full breakdown below:

1. [PS4] Final Fantasy XV – 1,177 votes
2. [PS4] Persona 5 – 1,102 votes
3. [PS4] Final Fantasy VII Remake – 740 votes
4. [PS4] Dragon Quest XI – 652 votes
5. [3DS] Dragon Quest XI – 577 votes
6. [3DS] Pokemon Sun/Moon – 538 votes
7. [PS4] Tales of Berseria – 408 votes
8. [PS4] Kingdom Hearts III – 391 votes
9. [3DS] Etrian Odyssey V – 374 votes
10. [3DS] Yo-kai Watch 3 – 360 votes
11. [WIU] Zelda: Breath of the Wild – 342 votes
12. [PSV] Reco Love: Blue Ocean and Gold Beach – 267 votes
13. [3DS] Culdcept Revolt – 249 votes
14. [PS4] Yakuza 6 – 246 votes
15. [PS4] The Last Guardian – 224 votes

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