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News: These Hyperdimension Neptunia VII PS4s Are an Otaku's Dream

These Hyperdimension Neptunia VII PS4s Are an Otaku's Dream

Noire way

There are no shortage of custom PlayStation 4 bundles in Japan, but that's not stopping Sony from preparing another trio of personalised platforms in order to tie in to the forthcoming Hyperdimension Neptunia VII. Due out on 23rd April in the Land of the Rising Sun, the Purple, Noire, and Goddess options will cost ¥41,980 ($352) apiece,...

News: Japan's PS4 Games Lineup Is Absolutely Ridiculous 

Japan's PS4 Games Lineup Is Absolutely Ridiculous 

Rising sun

Many would argue that it's about darn time, but the PlayStation 4 finally looks poised to rack up some significant sales in Japan, thanks to its upcoming selection of releases. And we're not sure that we can argue. The above picture shows the console's lineup for the coming weeks, and it's a stellar one at that. Resident Evil:...

Feature: 10 Japanese Games That Have Us Hyped in 2015

10 Japanese Games That Have Us Hyped in 2015

Dreams of the East

2015 is looking like a pretty good year for games from the East, especially with Japanese developers now turning their attention to the PlayStation 4. Whether you're a fan of manga and anime adaptations or role-playing games, there's quite a bit of excitement to go around, although we do need to point out one thing before we...

News: Far Cry 4 Drives PlayStation 4 Sales Forward in Japan

Far Cry 4 Drives PlayStation 4 Sales Forward in Japan

Min-t

It's been a bit of a slow start to the year for the PlayStation 4 in Japan, but Sony's got an impressive slate of software lined up, and it's kickstarted things this week with the overseas release of Far Cry 4. According to Media Create numbers, Ajay Ghale's adventure sold 36,239 units on the next-gen console last week, almost double what it...

News: Tales of Zestiria Has Sold Over 400,000 Copies in Japan, and It's Getting Free Post-Game DLC To Celebrate

Tales of Zestiria Has Sold Over 400,000 Copies in Japan, and It's Getting Free Post-Game DLC To Celebrate

Mmm, zesty

Although they've got a sizeable and loyal fan base here in the West, the Tales games have never been as popular as they are in their native Japan. That trend doesn't seem to be stopping any time soon, either, as the latest instalment in the franchise, Tales of Zestiria, has sold over 400,000 copies in its homeland since it launched. It's...

News: Yay! PS4 Passes One Million Units in Japan

Yay! PS4 Passes One Million Units in Japan

Not dead yet

Hot on the heels of yesterday's Japanese doom and gloom, there's some good news for the PlayStation 4 in Japan – as it's passed one million units in the all-important region. The latest Media Create data shows that the system sold a reasonable 42,216 consoles during the week ending 4th January, which was enough to tip its install...

News: Wait, the PS4's Not Dead in Japan After All?

Wait, the PS4's Not Dead in Japan After All?

Signs of life

With smartphones and dedicated handhelds ruling the roost in Japan, it’s been a difficult first year for the PlayStation 4 in its home nation. While the device definitely hasn’t flopped in Sony’s domestic territory, it’s struggled to make its mark, with multiformat titles selling better on the PlayStation 3 – and the next-gen...

News: God Eater 2: Rage Burst Gobbles Up a Custom PS4, Vita, and PlayStation TV

God Eater 2: Rage Burst Gobbles Up a Custom PS4, Vita, and PlayStation TV

Deity delicacy

We hope that you’re hungry, because God Eater 2: Rage Burst will be scoring a sizeable helping of hardware treats. Due out alongside the re-release early next year, Sony has prepared a line of custom PlayStation 4, Vita, and even PlayStation TV consoles, which will be available in limited quantities from its official Japanese store...