Post Tagged with: "Japan"

Quiz RPG Surpasses 26 Million Downloads in Japan
/ June 4, 2014 3:42 pm
Quiz RPG Surpasses 26 Million Downloads in Japan

GamesIndustryBiz reports that according to current figures disclosed by the Tokyo-based developer Colopl - translated by analyst Dr. Serkan Toto - Quiz RPG: World of Mystic Wiz has now reached 26 million downloads in Japan. . Read More

Mario Kart 8 Surpasses 1.2 Million Units
/ June 3, 2014 5:32 pm
Mario Kart 8 Surpasses 1.2 Million Units

GamesIndustryBiz reports that Mario Kart 8 is off to a great start, as Nintendo today announced that the Wii U-exclusive racing game has sold 1.2 million copies in its first weekend, making it the fastest-selling Wii U game to date. Read More

GungHo Has Four Games Earning $1 Million Monthly, Says CEO
/ April 16, 2014 2:02 pm
GungHo Has Four Games Earning $1 Million Monthly, Says CEO

GamesIndustryBiz reports that GungHo Entertainment has four games earning $1 million per month in revenue. GungHo CEO Kazuki Morishita stated that the company has six moneymaking games in total, with four of those surpassing ¥100 million ($980,000) every month. . Read More

Line Targeting One Billion Users Of Messaging App By 2015
/ April 14, 2014 4:28 pm
Line Targeting One Billion Users Of Messaging App By 2015

Bloomberg reports that Line Corp., the operator of the most-popular mobile messaging app in Japan, plans to double its users to more than 1 billion globally by next year, according to its CEO Akira Morikawa who made the comment at a conference in Tokyo last week. . Read More

PlayStation 4 Sales Surpass 6 Million Units Within Four Months
/ March 4, 2014 2:55 pm
PlayStation 4 Sales Surpass 6 Million Units Within Four Months

VentureBeat reports that within a span of just 4 months, more than 6 million units of PlayStation 4 have been sold throughout the world. Sony has also seen a huge increase in the sales of PlayStation Plus subscriptions and 100 million shares have been made using the "Share" button on the console. Read More

PlayStation Vita Slim Set to Launch in UK
/ January 31, 2014 5:28 pm
PlayStation Vita Slim Set to Launch in UK

GamesIndustryBiz reports that Sony's PlayStation Vita Slim will be launched in the U.K. on February 7 at a price of around £180. The PS Vita PCH-2000 was first released at the Tokyo Game Show last year, and was launched in Japan the following month. The Vita Slim comes with an exceptional OLED screen with an inspiring 960x544 IPS LCD display. Read More

Final Fantasy XIII Tops Japan’s Chart
/ December 2, 2013 4:01 pm
Final Fantasy XIII Tops Japan’s Chart

GamesIndustryBiz reports that Final Fantasy XIII: Lightning Returns, has hit the top of the sales charts of games sold in Japan, pushing the popular adventure game Mario to the second position. . Read More

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