Here Are The Latest Japanese Hardware Sales

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Here are the latest hardware sales (followed by last week’s sales) from Japan. The 3DS enjoys a healthy lead followed by Sony’s platforms. Check out the full breakdown below:

New 3DS LL – 19,960 (30,105)
PlayStation 4 – 14,495 (18,503)
PlayStation Vita – 11,605 (17,400)
Wii U – 11,302 (16,567)
New 3DS – 5,967 (8,326)
PlayStation 3 – 2,549 (3,448)
3DS – 1,557 (2,752)
3DS LL – 795 (1,065)
PlayStation Vita TV – 554 (672)
Xbox One – 160 (195)

FAMITSU’S MOST WANTED GAMES

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Famitsu has released another “most wanted games” list for last week and you can check them out below. As expected, the Japanese really love their RPG’s as we have seen a trend of them sitting on top of the charts for the past couple of weeks.

Check out the list below:

1. [3DS] Dragon Quest VIII – 1,072 votes
2. [3DS] Monster Hunter X – 723 votes
3. [PS4] Final Fantasy XV – 640 votes
4. [PS4] Persona 5 – 541 votes
5. [PS4] Final Fantasy VII – 463 votes
6. [PSV] Tokyo Xanadu – 450 votes
7. [PS4] Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain – 367 votes
8. [PS4] Kingdom Hearts III – 331 votes
9. [PSV] Kan Colle Kai – 276 votes
10. [3DS] 7th Dragon III Code: VFD – 269 votes
11. [PS4] Street Fighter V – 261 votes
12. [PS3] Persona 5 – 228 votes
13. [PS4] Yoru no Nai Kuni – 222 votes
14. [PS4] Dragon Quest VI – 212 votes
15. [PS4] Dragon Quest Heroes II – 210 votes

SQUARE ENIX’S ANNOUNCES PAX PRIME 2015 LINEUP

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Square-Enix has announced their PAX Prime 2015 lineup and you can check out the list below. the lineup looks pretty fierce and I can’t wait to hear more on nearly every single game. Here is what they will be showing:

Dragon Quest Heroes: The World Tree’s Woe and the Blight Below (PS4)
Final Fantasy Explorers (3DS)
Final Fantasy XIV: Heavensward (PS4, PS3, PC)
Final Fantasy XV: Episode Duscae 2.0 (PS4, XBO)
Just Cause 3 (PS4, XBO, PC)
Lara Croft GO (iOS, Android)
Life is Strange (PS4, XBO, PS3, 360, PC)

What game catches your fancy?

Source: Square PR

DISNEY INFINITY 3.0 – TWILIGHT OF THE REPUBLIC TRAILER

The Star Wars Twilight of the Republic Play Set is included in the Disney Infinity 3.0 Edition Starter Pack. This Play Set lets players embark on intergalactic adventures with Jedi Knight Anakin Skywalker and his trusty Jedi Padawan Ahsoka Tano to uncover secret plots, defeat villains and bring peace back to the galaxy. Featuring an original story set in the Episodes I-III timeline, players will travel through four iconic locations, use the Force and Lightsabers in epic battles, and master their combat skills.

JAPANESE HARDWARE SALES

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Here are the latest hardware sales from Japan. The 3DS lead the way (as usual) followed by Sony’s PS4 and PS Vita. The Wii U also enjoyed healthy sales shifting over 16K units as well. Check out the list below:

3DS – 42.248
PS4 – 18.503
PS Vita – 18.072
Wii U – 16.567
PS3 – 3.448
Xbone – 195

CAPCOM’S TGS LINE-UP ANNOUNCED

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Capcom has announced its TGS line up. Check out the full line up from the wonderful people over at Capcom:

Monster Hunter Diary: Poka Poka Airou Village DX (3DS) – Playable
Monster Hunter Spirits (Smartphone) – Playable
Monster Hunter Stories (3DS) – Stage Event, Live Stream
Monster Hunter X (3DS) – Playable, Stage Event, Live Steam
Resident Evil 0 (PS4, XBO, PS3, 360, PC) – Playable, Stage Event, Live Steam
Street Fighter V (PS4, PC) – Playable, Stage Event, Live Steam

I cannot wait to hear more about Street Fighter V and the Monster Hunter stuff should be pretty sweet as well.

THIS WEEK’S FAMITSU REVIEW SCORES

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Here are this weeks famitsu review scores. Check out one of the first official scores for the controversial Devil’s Third game for Wii U as well as other games for PS4. Here is the list:

Devil’s Third (Wii U) – 8/9/8/8
Girls Like Robots (Wii U) – 8/8/8/8
Puchikon Magazine First Issue (3DS) – 6/7/9/8
Everybody’s Gone to the Rapture (PS4) – 7/6/8/7
Rollers of the Realm (PS4) – 6/6/8/6
Rear Pheles -Red of Another- (PSV) – 5/6/6/6

YOUTUBE – TOP 10 TRENDING GAMES FOR JULY 2015

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YouTube has published a list of top trending games for last month and you can check it out below. The incredible Rocket League for PS4 and PC tops the list followed by Life is Strange and Terraria.

Check out the top 10 below:

1. Rocket League
2. Life Is Strange
3. Terraria
4. Godzilla
5. NBA 2K16
6. God of War III
7. World of Warships
8. Rory McIlroy PGA Tour
9. Path of Exile
10. J-Stars Victory VS

MEDIA CREATE HARDWARE SALES

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The latest sales from Japan are in and you can check out the list below. It seems like the 3DS enjoyed a great week shifting over 55K unites while Sony’s systems round out the top 3. Check out the numbers below and let us know what you think:

3DS – 55.124
PS4 – 18.740
PS Vita – 13.741
Wii U – 11.938
PS3 – 2.540
Xbone – 186

China Lifts Ban on Video Game Consoles

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China has decided to lift its ban on video game consoles. The ban was temporarily lifted by the government in January, but the only way console manufacturers could sell consoles was with government approval. Now it appears that China has completely lifted its ban and consumers will soon be able to purchase any console they want.

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