Tag Archives: famitsu
Wed, Jun 05, 2013 | 10:46 BST
Famitsu has collated all of the financial reports of Japan’s biggest games industry players to give an overview of the past financial year. The report found that the Japanese games market grew by 1.2%, and that Nintendo is facing a tough time with Wii U and a lack of big hits overseas.
Thu, May 16, 2013 | 09:25 BST
Drakengard 3 star Zero won’t just be fighting enemies alongside her dragon Mikhail, as she can also summon two apostle characters to back her up in the field. Famitsu has run down a selection of these buddies in its latest issue.
Wed, Apr 03, 2013 | 08:32 BST
Mind Zero developer Acquire is up next in this week’s issue of Famitsu. The mag has published some chunky character art and one – count them – gameplay screen. The characters seem new though so that’s something to get excited about if you’re keen on the game.
Mon, Mar 04, 2013 | 08:17 GMT
Soul Sacrifice has received its first review, courtesy of Japanese gaming rag Famitsu. It’s a high-scoring review full of information, so we’ve dissected it all.
Tue, Jan 22, 2013 | 10:38 GMT
Japan is going ape for PS Vita, according to a reader’s survey carried out by Japanese gaming rag Famitsu. Make of the below results what you will.
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.
Mon, Sep 24, 2012 | 11:02 BST
Wii U will be region locked, Nintendo has confirmed to Famitsu, which is bad news for import fans. Prepared to get miffed and then read on.
Wed, Sep 05, 2012 | 10:49 BST
Monster Hunter 4 has received big coverage in this week’s edition of Famitsu. We’ve got the scans here, complete with new gameplay screens and character art. Check them out below.
Wed, Aug 08, 2012 | 14:54 BST
Dragon Quest X, the first MMO entry to the popular RPG series has shifted 420,00 copies in its first week on sale in Japan, Famitsu reports.
Fri, Jul 27, 2012 | 16:46 BST
Spike Chunsoft told Famitsu it plans to port Shiren the Wanderer 4 to PSP and release it in October. The titles will be called Shiren the Wanderer 4 Plus on the system, and will include three new dungeons and Twitter support, according to Siliconera. The original game was released on Nintendo DS in 2010. The PSP title will run ¥4,620 at retail in Japan, and ¥4,000 through PSN.
Sat, Jul 21, 2012 | 15:19 BST
Famitsu’s given New Super Mario Bros. 2 36/40 in the 3DS game’s first review, as ONM reports.
Fri, Apr 20, 2012 | 20:05 BST
Famitsu’s planning an “unexpected” Capcom reveal for next week’s issue, according to a magazine preview translated by Andriasang. The issue hits stands on April 26, but information always leaks out the day prior. The magazine will also contain a feature on Resident Evil’s 15th anniversary, as well as a strategy guide for Operation Raccoon City and a look at other titles coming from Capcom.
Thu, Mar 01, 2012 | 21:48 GMT
Imageepoch CEO Ryoei Mikage has said to expect a new game announcement from the firm through Famitsu next week.
Mon, Dec 05, 2011 | 19:18 GMT
Tue, Nov 29, 2011 | 06:36 GMT
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim is the first western title to get a full score from Famitsu. The incredible Bethesda open-world RPG is the 17th game in the publication’s 25 year history to get a 40/40 in the magazine’s latest issue, according to this Japanese site via a tweet from RPGSite‘s US Editor, Erren Van Duine. Still not enough indication it’s not going to sweep every game of the year award on the planet, though (note: of course it will). Go nuts, Japanese-reading massive.
Wed, Nov 23, 2011 | 00:48 GMT
In a recent reader poll by reigning Japanese gaming media Famitsu, the PlayStation Vita and Monster Hunter 3G came were voted most wanted this holiday season.
Wed, Nov 16, 2011 | 07:51 GMT
Famitsu’s given its biggest score, 40/40, to the Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword, making it the 16th game in the magazine’s history to achieve the honour and the first full score this year. This is the third time in ten years a Zelda game has has been scored at 40, with Skyward Sword following Wind Waker in 2002 and Twilight Princess in 2006. In the same issue, Batman: Arkham City scored 37/40 for both PS3 and 360, and the Metal Gear Solid HD Collection got 34 on PS3 and 33 on 360.
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
Fri, Oct 14, 2011 | 10:30 BST
Famitsu’s posted some pretty hot-looking screens of Level 5′s Time Travellers ahead of the company’s Vision event happening in Japan this weekend. Get them below the break. The game was announced for 3DS at last year’s Vision event, but was confirmed earlier this week it’ll come to Vita and PSP as well next year.
Wed, Sep 07, 2011 | 11:45 BST