Post Tagged with: "Japan"

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

Puzzle & Dragons Sold 2 Million Copies in North America
/ November 8, 2013 3:45 pm
Puzzle & Dragons Sold 2 Million Copies in North America

GamesIndustryBiz reports that GungHo Online Entertainment reports that its popular game, Puzzle & Dragons, has now sold over 2 million copies in North America and 23 million copies of the game have been downloaded in North America, Japan and Korea. "It hasn't seen a huge success, especially compared to Japan. We're looking at with a long term perspective and we will continue to update it with new content. . Read More

Nintendo Sold 133 Million Games in Japan This Century
/ October 31, 2013 2:58 pm
Nintendo Sold 133 Million Games in Japan This Century

GamesIndustryBiz reports on Nintendo's dominant position in the games market of gaming this century. In Japan alone, the company has sold 133 million units of games, including the latest popular title – Pokemon. Eight out of every ten games sold in Japan are from Nintendo. The company’s most popular game is the New Super Mario Bros on DS. . Read More

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