Post Tagged with: "Japan"

Yokai Watch 2 Remains Japanese #1
/ August 7, 2014 10:38 am
Yokai Watch 2 Remains Japanese #1

GamesIndustryBiz reports “There were no new entries in the Japanese top five this week leaving Yokai Watch 2: Ganso / Honke at the top with its sales closing in on the 2 million unit milestone.” . Read More

Godzilla’ Leads Box Office in Japan with $6.9 Million since its Release
/ July 28, 2014 11:21 am
Godzilla’ Leads Box Office in Japan with $6.9 Million since its Release

Variety reports “Godzilla” roared in Japan this weekend, with the monster picture topping box office charts.”. Read More

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

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