Tag Archives: enterbrain
Tue, Apr 09, 2013 | 12:18 BST
The Japanese games market grew by 1.2% during financial year 2012. That’s the claim of a new report based on figures released by score-keepers Enterbrain. It is the market’s first growth in five years.
Tue, Jan 08, 2013 | 14:31 GMT
Enterbrain has announced via its latest issue of Famitsu, that Nintendo 3DS sold 10,068,192 units in Japan as of January 6, 2013. The handheld has been available in the region for 98 weeks, and is the top-seller on the Media Create and Enterbrain hardware charts every week. You can look over the handheld’s sales progress through the chart below, courtesy of NeoGAF. Thanks, Nintendo Life.
Fri, Jun 29, 2012 | 19:22 BST
The Japanese games market grew for the first time in two years during the first half of 2012, thanks to 3DS, according to figures released by Enterbrain and Famitsu.
Tue, Apr 17, 2012 | 14:39 BST
Enterbrain has released its monthly sales report and for the second month in a row, Namco Bandai held the largest software market share in Japan for the February 27 through March 25 period with 26.8%.
Fri, Jan 06, 2012 | 00:16 GMT
Enterbrain’s 2011 report shows the Japanese domestic market generating revenues of ¥454,380 million over 12 months, a marked decline on 2010, with Mario Kart 7 the year’s best-selling release.
Tue, Jan 03, 2012 | 08:27 GMT
Nintendo has sold over 4 million units in Japan, nearly a year after the handheld first launched in the country, Famitsu publisher Enterbrain announced over the Christmas break.
Wed, Oct 26, 2011 | 16:17 BST
Famitsu has reported publisher sales data for the first half of the 2012 fiscal year, and for the period of March 28 through September 25, 2011, Namco Bandai ousted former number one Nintendo as the top publisher in Japan. T
Mon, Jun 13, 2011 | 07:29 BST
Famitsu publisher Enterbrain’s reporting this morning that 3DS has finally hit 1 million units sold in Japan, nearly four months after it first released in the country.
Sat, May 21, 2011 | 20:06 BST
Enterbrain has released its annual industry report for Japan, and the analyst firm expects 3DS to be a top seller in the country this year despite its slow start at retail.
Mon, Apr 18, 2011 | 20:52 BST
Following a number of projects being delayed or cancelled in the aftermath of the recent Japanese earthquake, Enterbrain’s CEO Hirokazu Hamamura has estimated that financial cost to the country’s videogame industry is in the region of $89 million.
Fri, Jan 07, 2011 | 21:18 GMT
Enterbrain has released its yearly sales report for the Japanese videogame market, and it finds the industry as a whole down 9 percent in 2010 year-over-year.
Tue, Apr 13, 2010 | 12:57 BST
Enterbrain, the parent company of Famitsu, has revealed that PlayStation 3 has sold 5 million units Lifetime-to-Date in Japan.
Mon, Mar 01, 2010 | 14:20 GMT
Enterbrain said today that Nintendo’s hit the 10 million unit milestone for Wii in Japan.
Wed, Feb 03, 2010 | 15:01 GMT
GfK-ChartTrack has released a report on the state of global gaming in 2009, and found that unit sales declined by 8 percent worldwide, totaling 379.3 million units.
Mon, Nov 02, 2009 | 13:03 GMT
According to Famitsu, the PSPgo has sold over 28k since it on sale yesterday in Japan. The exact figures were 28,275 units.
Sunday was the last day in Famitsu’s parent company Enterbrain weekly tracking period, although as the site points, the DSi and PSP-3000 both launched in a two day period, and sold extremely well at that point.
Make of that as you will.
Mon, Sep 14, 2009 | 19:17 BST
Enterbrain boss Hamamura Hirokazu has told the Japanese press that he expects December’s release of FFXIII to result in the sale of 500,000 PS3 consoles in Japan.
That’s serious shit, Ringo.
Hirokazu added that the recently announced PS3 price cut will also be a driving factor for sales figures that month.
If achieved, the figure would represent a 250 percent increase from December 2008.
FFXIII release for PS3 on December 17 in Japan, followed by PS3 and 360 releases in the west early next year.
Mon, Apr 06, 2009 | 16:13 BST
Enterbrain’s confirmed that PS3 outsold Wii in Japan in March, the first time the Sony machine’s been ahead of the Nintendo console for 16 months.
PS3 sold 146,948 units in the five weeks up to March 29, compared with 99,335 units the Wii and 43,172 units of Xbox 360.
Yakuza 3‘s been pegged as the reason for the spike.
More on Reuters.
Mon, Feb 02, 2009 | 20:35 GMT
The games industry in the world’s top three markets saw an overall 11 percent rise in sales last year, according to a joint report from NPD, GfK Chart-Track and Enterbrain.
A brain-melting 409.9 million units were sold in the UK, US and Japan in the 12 months to January, compared to 367.7 million units in the previous year.
The increase in growth comes from both the States and Britain, with respective increases of 15 percent and 26 percent. Japan did not fare as well, experiencing a 13 percent decline in 2008, which can largely be attributed to a decline in portable software, followed by console software.
The UK experienced the largest aggregate growth as well as category growth, with console software experiencing a 38 percent gain, and portable software increasing 6 percent.
Growth in the United States saw console software growth of 22 percent and portable software growth of 2 percent.
Mon, Feb 02, 2009 | 20:37 GMT
A joint report from NPD, GfK Chart-Track and Enterbrain has just claimed that Mario Kart Wii was 2008′s biggest selling game across the US, the UK and Japan.
The Wii racer sold 8.94 million units last year, beating off Wii Fit with 8.31 million sales and an eye-watering effort from GTA IV. The Rockstar smash moved 7.29 million copies.
Super Smash Bros. Brawl came fourth with 6.32 million sales, and Treyarch will no doubt be thrilled with a fifth place for World at War and 5.89 million units sold, even without a Japanese release.
Press release after the break.
Tue, Dec 02, 2008 | 09:55 GMT
DSi sold 535,379 units in its first month on sale in Japan, according to Enterbrain figures, only slightly less than DS’s 550,000 in its first four weeks.
DSi’s impressive launched has pushed the DS platform’s total sales to 24,239,590 units — a figure which includes DS, DS Lite and DSi.