NPD Group reveals Pokémon Ultra Sun, Ultra Moon and Super Smash Bros are among the best-selling games of August 2018

The NPD Group has revealed which games were top sellers in the U.S. for August 2018, including Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon and Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS. The full results in each category are as follows: 3DS* Pokemon Ultra Sun WarioWare: Gold Pokemon: Ultra Moon Mario Kart 7 Super Smash Bros. Super Mario 3D Land Minecraft Captain Toad: … Continue reading NPD Group reveals Pokémon Ultra Sun, Ultra Moon and Super Smash Bros are among the best-selling games of August 2018

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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

Multiple Pokémon games appear on the latest UK charts for the week ending September 15

It was another great week for the Pokémon franchise in terms of video game sales. Multiple Pokémon games have reappeared on the latest UK software sales charts for Nintendo 3DS for the week ending September 15, 2018. These include Detective Pikachu, Pokémon Ultra Sun, Pokémon Ultra Moon and Pokémon Crystal on Nintendo 3DS. Source: Latest UK Software Charts

Multiple Pokémon games appear on the latest UK charts for the week ending September 8

It was another great week for the Pokémon franchise in terms of video game sales. Multiple Pokémon games have reappeared on the latest UK software sales charts for Nintendo 3DS for the week ending September 8, 2018. These include Detective Pikachu, Pokémon Ultra Sun, Pokémon Ultra Moon and Pokémon Crystal on Nintendo 3DS, as well as Pokkén Tournament DX on Nintendo Switch. … Continue reading Multiple Pokémon games appear on the latest UK charts for the week ending September 8

Pokémon is the absolute biggest media franchise in the world

Pokémon has been around since 1996 and has always been one of the most recognizable entertainment brands throughout the world. Even though it’s more than 20 years old, its popularity continues to grow at a significant pace. In fact, the Pokémon franchise is now regarded as the highest-grossing media franchise ever with more than $59 billion … Continue reading Pokémon is the absolute biggest media franchise in the world

Nintendo amiibo sales are up nine percent year-over-year in Japan for 2017

Nintendo's sales for amiibo have seen an increase in nine percent year-over-year in Japan for 2017. They're even expected to pick up when Super Smash Bros. Ultimate arrives for Nintendo Switch. The best-selling amiibo figures and amiibo cards in Japan are as follows: Media Create: Top 10 Amiibo Figure Sales 2017 01. Amiibo Girl (Neon … Continue reading Nintendo amiibo sales are up nine percent year-over-year in Japan for 2017

Nintendo Switch Has Sold Over 5 Million Units In Japan

In wake of exclusives like Pokemon Let's Go Eevee/Pikachu and Super Smash Bros Ultimate, the Nintendo Switch has surpassed 5 million units in its home country of Japan, according to Famitsu's surveys. This number was reached in 18 months, with the hybrid having launched back on March 3rd 2017. For comparison, the PlayStation has been … Continue reading Nintendo Switch Has Sold Over 5 Million Units In Japan

Nintendo Switch is the best-selling console for six consecutive months in Japan

The latest Japanese gaming sales figures have revealed that the Nintendo Switch was the best-selling console for the sixth consecutive month during August 2018, nearly reaching five million in total sales in the region alone. During the four-week period between July 30 and August 26, Nintendo's latest console sold 199,000 units across Japan, bringing the … Continue reading Nintendo Switch is the best-selling console for six consecutive months in Japan

Multiple Pokémon games appear on the latest UK charts for the week ending September 1

It was another great week for the Pokémon franchise in terms of video game sales. Multiple Pokémon games have reappeared on the latest UK software sales charts for Nintendo 3DS for the week ending September 1, 2018. These include Detective Pikachu, Pokémon Ultra Sun, Pokémon Ultra Moon and Pokémon Crystal on Nintendo 3DS, as well as Pokkén Tournament DX on Nintendo Switch. … Continue reading Multiple Pokémon games appear on the latest UK charts for the week ending September 1