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Japanese Sales Charts: Pokémon Rules the Sun and Moon

Pokémon Rules the Sun and Moon

And, honestly, the stars right now as well

As expected, Pokémon has attacked the Japanese sales charts with all the force of several suns and moons combined. The game sold over 1.5 million copies in the Land of the Rising Sun, and helped seriously propel Nintendo 3DS sales as a result. This means that the PlayStation 4 slipped down the hardware...

Japanese Sales Charts: PS4 Enjoys Another Week at the Top

PS4 Enjoys Another Week at the Top

Holding steady

Unless you really like Monster Hunter spin-offs, there's not really much to talk about when it comes to the latest Japanese sales charts. Capcom's new Nintendo 3DS title unsurprisingly topped the software list, while the only fresh PlayStation release to make the top 20 was BlazBlue: Central Fiction. The stylish fighting game sequel...

News: Japan Has a Killer PS4 Line Up Over the Next Few Months

Japan Has a Killer PS4 Line Up Over the Next Few Months

Crazy new ad says it all

It's time for another crazy Japanese PlayStation television ad, so we hope that you've come prepared. Featuring a man who can only be described as incredibly enthusiastic, the clip highlights 16 titles coming to the PlayStation 4 before the year is out in Japan. Oh, and there's a mad mention of PlayStation VR as well...

Japanese Sales Charts: PS4 Flatlines as Slim Model Nears

PS4 Flatlines as Slim Model Nears

The Witcher 3's back, though

As you'd expect, PlayStation 4 sales are plummeting in Japan ahead of the Slim's imminent arrival. Sony's system sold through just 1828 units last week as the standard PS4 model is slowly phased out to make room for its sleeker sibling. Meanwhile, on the software side of things, there's no really too much to see. The...