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News: Japanese Sales Charts: PS4 Returns to Top Spot Despite Distinct Lack of New Games

Japanese Sales Charts: PS4 Returns to Top Spot Despite Distinct Lack of New Games

Here we are again

It's been another incredibly quiet week for PlayStation in Japan as only one new title, Root Letter, released on Sony's latest system - and those sales figures aren't even worth mentioning. As you'd expect, Dragon Quest Heroes II remains the PS4's most popular release for the third week running, while Overwatch also stuck around...

News: Japanese Sales Charts: No Competition for Dragon Quest Heroes II at the Top

Japanese Sales Charts: No Competition for Dragon Quest Heroes II at the Top

Overwatch and Uncharted 4 also stick around

Dragon Quest Heroes II has enjoyed its second successive week at the top of the Japanese software charts, selling through another 43,640 copies on PlayStation 4, while the Vita and PlayStation 3 versions settled in second and third place, respectively. Good stuff for Square Enix's long running property,...

News: Japan Votes for PlayStation's Most Memorable Games

Japan Votes for PlayStation's Most Memorable Games

Long in the memory

Famitsu, the famous Japanese gaming magazine, is celebrating its 30th anniversary – and it's asked readers to vote for their most memorable games per console as a consequence. A whopping 2,921 people responded, with the rules stating that participants could only pen one title per platform. We've included the top ten titles for...

News: PS Vita Passes 5 Million Units Milestone in Japan

PS Vita Passes 5 Million Units Milestone in Japan

Celebrate good times

It may have struggled globally, but the PlayStation Vita is still pretty darn relevant in Japan, with the handheld passing the five million units milestone in the region today. The news comes courtesy of the latest Media Create report, which signalled that the portable sold 14,956 units during the period spanning 23rd May to...

News: Japanese Sales Charts: Dragon Quest Heroes II Conquers the Top Spot with Ease

Japanese Sales Charts: Dragon Quest Heroes II Conquers the Top Spot with Ease

Overwatch also blasts into top 5

Realistically, there was only ever going to be one game to take the top spot of the latest Japanese software charts: Dragon Quest Heroes II. The super slimy sequel smashed into first place on PlayStation 4, selling through a very respectable 184,820 copies. It was followed by the Vita version in second, and the...

News: Japanese Sales Charts: Uncharted 4 Holds on to the Top Spot for Second Week Running

Japanese Sales Charts: Uncharted 4 Holds on to the Top Spot for Second Week Running

Drake's moderate fortune

Anyone who's played an Uncharted game will know of Nathan Drake's insane ability to grip even the smallest environmental outcrop, but rather than hanging on for dear life, Uncharted 4: A Thief's End is actually enjoying its time at the top of the Japanese software charts for the second week in a row. The PlayStation 4...

News: This Slick Vita Grip Adds Triggers for Better PS4 Remote Play

This Slick Vita Grip Adds Triggers for Better PS4 Remote Play

Say goodbye to the rear touchpad

Veteran Japanese manufacturer Hori recently announced that it's making a new grip accessory for the PlayStation Vita, and it seems pretty darn handy. The grip adds R2, L2, R3, and L3 functionality to Sony's handheld, supposedly making it a great fit for Remote Play sessions. It looks rather comfortable, too. The...

News: Japanese Sales Charts: One Piece: Burning Blood Blows Away the Competition on PS4, Vita

Japanese Sales Charts: One Piece: Burning Blood Blows Away the Competition on PS4, Vita

Hoist the sales

One Piece: Burning Blood leapt to the top of the Japanese software charts last week, claiming the first and second spots on PlayStation 4 and Vita respectively. The Bandai Namco brawler only sold marginally better on Sony's home console, though, with total sales across both platforms breaking 68,000 copies. It's not a bad start by...

News: Japanese Sales Charts: All's Quiet on the Eastern Front

Japanese Sales Charts: All's Quiet on the Eastern Front

PS4 stays top, though

It's been another quiet week in Japan for PlayStation and the market in general, as a dearth of new blockbuster releases ensured that the software charts looked particularly dismal. The PlayStation 4 saw three fresh entries in Divinity: Original Sin - Enhanced Edition, République, and Skullgirls 2nd Encore, but none of them...

News: Japanese Sales Charts: Far Cry Primal Features in Tame Week

Japanese Sales Charts: Far Cry Primal Features in Tame Week

Not so wild

Yes! Your humble host has managed to wrestle this week's Japanese sales charts from associate editor Robert Ramsey's iron clasp for the first time in years; unfortunately, it's a rubbish one. Far Cry Primal was the highest charting new game for the week ending 10th April, moving 25,302 units on the PlayStation 4. The other big story is...

News: Japanese Sales Charts: Dark Souls III Does Massive Damage as PS4 Comes Out on Top

Japanese Sales Charts: Dark Souls III Does Massive Damage as PS4 Comes Out on Top

Anything but dead

The latest Japanese software charts are in, and Dark Souls III has done incredibly well for itself. The action role-playing game, which isn't officially out here in the West until next month, sold through a very impressive 210,141 copies. That's a fantastic start for From Software's latest adventure, but despite shifting so many...