Game Freak confirms no Mega Evolutions and Z-Moves for Pokémon Sword and Shield

More details were recently revealed about Max Raid Battles and the Wild Area, new features in the highly anticipated games, Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield. A new Gym Leader and Poké Ball Plus compatibility with the games were also announced. The newest additions to the main series of the Pokémon role-playing video game franchise, Pokémon … Continue reading Game Freak confirms no Mega Evolutions and Z-Moves for Pokémon Sword and Shield

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Junichi Masuda tells Famitsu Game Freak hasn’t decided on whether Pokémon that aren’t in the Galar Pokédex can appear in Pokémon Sword and Shield

More details were revealed today about Max Raid Battles and the Wild Area, new features in the highly anticipated games, Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield. A new Gym Leader and Poké Ball Plus compatibility with the games were also announced. The newest additions to the main series of the Pokémon role-playing video game franchise, Pokémon … Continue reading Junichi Masuda tells Famitsu Game Freak hasn’t decided on whether Pokémon that aren’t in the Galar Pokédex can appear in Pokémon Sword and Shield

Video: Masahiro Sakurai talks Super Smash Bros. Ultimate’s 3.0 update, Joker and the lack of cooperative modes

Joker, the Mementos stage, update version 3.0 and more new content were recently released for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. Check out the embedded video below to hear Masahiro Sakurai's comments from his latest Famitsu column: Sakurai Talks Smash Bros. Ultimate's 3.0 Update, Joker, & the Lack of Cooperative Modes (Famitsu) In his latest Famitsu column, … Continue reading Video: Masahiro Sakurai talks Super Smash Bros. Ultimate’s 3.0 update, Joker and the lack of cooperative modes

Pokémon Red, Green, Blue, Yellow, Diamond and Pearl among the best games voted by Famitsu readers

Japanese gaming publication Famitsu recently held a poll for its readers to vote for their favorite games that released in the Heisei period (Jan 8, 1989 – May 1, 2019), and a recent issue of the magazine has revealed the full top-20 list. Below are the top-20 titles that were voted in by 7,158 Famitsu … Continue reading Pokémon Red, Green, Blue, Yellow, Diamond and Pearl among the best games voted by Famitsu readers

Nintendo Switch officially surpasses the sales of PS4 in Japan

The Nintendo Switch console has managed to surpass eight million units sold in Japan alone, and sales have officially passed those of the PlayStation 4. This impressive figure was achieved primarily due to immensely-popular games, such as Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, Pokémon Let’s Go Pikachu and Let’s Go Eevee. With even more blockbuster titles in the … Continue reading Nintendo Switch officially surpasses the sales of PS4 in Japan

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, Pokémon Let’s Go Pikachu and Let’s Go Eevee win big at Famitsu Award 2018

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate (known as Dairantou Smash Bros. SPECIAL in Japan) has won the Game of the Year award at Famitsu Award 2018. Excellence Award winners included Pokémon Let’s Go Pikachu and Let's Go Eevee. To see more Nintendo games that won awards at Famitsu Award 2018, click here. Source: Japanese Nintendo

Media Create: Top 20 best-selling Nintendo Switch games for the system’s two-year anniversary in Japan

Read on below to see the top 20 best-selling Nintendo Switch games in Japan, as updated by Famitsu for the system's second-year anniversary: 01. [NSW] Splatoon 2 # (Nintendo) {2017.07.21} (¥5.980) - 2.980.986 02. [NSW] Super Smash Bros. Ultimate # (Nintendo) {2018.12.07} (¥7.200) - 2.885.281 03. [NSW] Mario Kart 8 Deluxe (Nintendo) {2017.04.28} (¥5.980) - … Continue reading Media Create: Top 20 best-selling Nintendo Switch games for the system’s two-year anniversary in Japan

Pokémon Sword and Shield debut on the Famitsu Most Wanted list

Pokémon Sword and Shield have made their collective debut on the Famitsu Most Wanted list, which you can check out below: Famitsu Most Wanted Dragon Quest XI: Sugisarishi Toki o Motomete S (Switch) - 586 Doubutsu no Mori (Switch) - 461 Fire Emblem: Fuuka Setsugetsu (Switch) - 406 Bayonetta 3 (Switch) - 334 Ushiro (Switch) … Continue reading Pokémon Sword and Shield debut on the Famitsu Most Wanted list

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, Pokémon Let’s Go Pikachu and Let’s Go Eevee among the best-selling games of January 2019 in Japan

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, Pokémon Let’s Go Pikachu and Let’s Go Eevee are among the best-selling games of January 2019 in Japan. A list of the top 30 is as follows: 1. [PS4] Kingdom Hearts III – 742,460 (640,406 physical, 102,054 digital) 2. [NSW] Super Smash Bros. Ultimate – 562,590 (414,092 physical, 148,498 digital) 3. … Continue reading Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, Pokémon Let’s Go Pikachu and Let’s Go Eevee among the best-selling games of January 2019 in Japan

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate download numbers revealed by Famitsu

As of December 30, 2018, Famitsu digital estimates for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate are at a whopping 309,229 downloads in Japan. Other numbers include 78,756 for Futari de!Nyanko Daisensou (The Battle Cats), 45,387 for Super Mario Party, 33,506 for Dragon Quest Builders 2: Hakaishin Shidoo to Karappo no Shima, 29,219 for Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, … Continue reading Super Smash Bros. Ultimate download numbers revealed by Famitsu