The upcoming game by Bandai Namco, One Piece: Unlimited World R received a new trailer and details today. The game will be available on PS3, PS Vita, 3DS and Wii U in North America July 2013. Bandai Namco said, “After 2 episodes of the Pirate Warriors series, we decided to come back to another kind of game and… Read more »
It has been another lackluster week for video game sales in Japan. A rather thin lineup of new games thus far this year combined with the rising prominence of phone and tablet gaming has led to mediocre sales numbers once again. Just five new games landed in the top twenty this week, with Final Fantasy… Read more »
More images have arisen from the PlayStation Now Beta, providing new details. PlayStation Now is a streaming service currently in a Beta phase, that will allegedly allow PS3 games to be streamed on a variety of Sony devices. All the latest details are below.
Sequel to Talltale’s award-winning series, The Walking Dead is now downloadable on the PS Vita. Both episodes 1 and 2 are available, each priced at $4.99 as well as a season pass for $20. It hasn’t been confirmed if the Vita releases will be available the same day as other platforms, but the Season Pass implies… Read more »
Bandai Namco announced today in a press release that JRPG Sword Art Online: Hollow Fragment will be released in North America this Summer. The Vita exclusive will be available from the PlayStation Network as a download title only. The news also came with a variety of screenshots and artwork for the new localized version.
Producer of the ‘Tales’ series, Hideo Baba announced yesterday that Tales of Hearts R will see an English release. The game, a remake of 2008s Tales of Hearts for Nintendo DS, was released March 2013 in Japan for the PlayStation Vita. The English version of the game is expected Q4 2014.
Titanfall finally made its Japanese debut this week, but it didn’t exactly take the market by storm. Seeing as Xbox One has not yet launched in Japan, it was limited to a number nine debut on Xbox 360. Meanwhile, 3rd Robot Wars Z: Jigoku Hen took both the number one and two spots on PlayStation… Read more »
This week in Japan Mario Party: Island Tour has reclaimed the number one spot after briefly being knocked down last week. Overall sales were quite disappointing, as every single console reported lower numbers this week. A likely contributing factor is a recent sales tax hike in Japan. PlayStation 4 had an especially disappointing week, as… Read more »
This week’s Media Create sales are a perfect example of the Japanese gaming market. Handheld sales are on the rise with 3DS topping the charts and Vita coming in second. Meanwhile, console sales are in decline, with PlayStation 4′s slow start get even slower. The two games with the biggest impact this week are also… Read more »
Media Create Sales: Mario Party Tops the Charts, Vita Gaining Steam, Ground Zeroes Fails to Boost PS4
This week’s numbers are in from Japan, and Mario Party: Island Tour is topping the charts. However, counting games that released across multiple platforms, Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes is number one overall, landing both the PlayStation 3 and PlayStation 4 versions in the top six. Unfortunately for Sony, this was not enough to… Read more »
Back in 2011 Sony spent $380 million to acquire Gaikai. Recently, they officially unveiled PlayStation Now as the end result of that purchase. Sony’s upcoming streaming service will allow gamers to pay a monthly fee in order to stream freely from a library of select video games or ‘rent’ games on an individual basis. One… Read more »
The second week since PlayStation 4′s Japanese launch has wrapped up, and the young console is still on top. With just over 65,000 sales, PlayStation 4 didn’t break any sales records, but it easily beat out the competition for this week’s top spot. Meanwhile, Harvest Moon: Tsunagaru Shin Tenchi (Connect to a New World in… Read more »