The Pokémon Company is the fourth biggest video game publisher in 2017 in Japan

The latest Media Create White Book has revealed new sales data for the Japanese video game market in 2017. Thanks to strong titles like Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon, the Nintendo 3DS managed to remain the Top console for Software sales one last year. No less than 12 008 236 units were sold on … Continue reading The Pokémon Company is the fourth biggest video game publisher in 2017 in Japan

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Media Create sales: Multiple Pokémon titles appear in the best-selling new and used games lists in Japan during 2017

A plethora of Pokémon titles appear in the best-selling new and used games lists for Japan during the period between January 2 and December 31, 2017. These include Pokémon Ultra Sun, Pokémon Ultra Moon, Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon Veteran Trainer's Dual Pack, Pokémon Sun, Pokémon Moon, Pokkén Tournament DX, Pokkén Tournament, Pokémon Alpha … Continue reading Media Create sales: Multiple Pokémon titles appear in the best-selling new and used games lists in Japan during 2017

Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon reappear on the latest Media Create sales charts in Japan, September 10 to 16

Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon have reappeared near the top of the latest software charts in Japan for another consecutive week. The latest Japanese sales charts are as follows: Media Create Sales: Week 37, 2018 (Sep 10 - Sep 16) 01./01. [PS4] Marvel's Spider-Man # (Sony Interactive Entertainment) {2018.09.07} (¥6.900) - 80.832 / 205.986 (-35%) 02./00. [PS4] Shadow of the Tomb Raider … Continue reading Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon reappear on the latest Media Create sales charts in Japan, September 10 to 16

Two brand-new Pokémon themes now available on Nintendo 3DS: Riding Lapras and Team Rainbow Rocket Boss Pikachu

Two brand-new Pokémon themes are now available for purchase on Nintendo 3DS in Japan. The Riding Lapras and Team Rainbow Rocket Boss Pikachu themes can be yours for 200 yen each via the Japanese Theme Shop. Riding Lapras depicts Pikachu riding on top of Lapras with the Surfing music from Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha … Continue reading Two brand-new Pokémon themes now available on Nintendo 3DS: Riding Lapras and Team Rainbow Rocket Boss Pikachu

Nintendo Switch about to surpass 3DS in number of available games

The Nintendo Switch console is about to surpass Nintendo 3DS in terms of number of available games in North America. This is extremely impressive considering the Switch has been out for a little more than a year and 3DS more than seven years. The Switch is less than 200 titles away from surpassing 3DS. It … Continue reading Nintendo Switch about to surpass 3DS in number of available games

Nintendo sells more than 700 million hardware units worldwide

According to Nintendo’s latest financial report, the company has managed to achieve a total of 727.65 million units in total hardware sales. A breakdown for what lead up to this impressive milestone is as follows: Nintendo Home Console Sales (all numbers in millions) NES — 61.91 SNES — 49.10 N64 — 32.93 GameCube — 21.74 … Continue reading Nintendo sells more than 700 million hardware units worldwide

Project Eevee Pokémon pre-paid cards now available for Nintendo eShop in Japan

As part of its ultra-popular Project Eevee initiative, The Pokémon Company has teamed up with Nintendo on a special pre-paid card for Nintendo eShop. It features Eevee and all eight of its evolutions - Vaporeon, Leafeon, Flareon, Jolteon, Glaceon, Espeon, Sylveon and Umbreon. It includes 1,500 yen worth of credit and can be purchased from … Continue reading Project Eevee Pokémon pre-paid cards now available for Nintendo eShop in Japan

Pokkén Tournament DX, Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon reappear on the latest top 50 Japanese sales charts, September 3 to 9

Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon have reappeared near the very top of the latest software charts in Japan for another consecutive week. Pokkén Tournament DX manages to reappear as well. The latest Japanese sales charts are as follows: Media Create Sales: Week 36, 2018 (Sep 03 - Sep 09) 01./00. [PS4] Marvel's Spider-Man # (Sony Interactive Entertainment) {2018.09.07} (¥6.900) - 125.154 / NEW 02./01. … Continue reading Pokkén Tournament DX, Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon reappear on the latest top 50 Japanese sales charts, September 3 to 9