Nintendo Owns The US and Japan

October 24, 2007

From Fastsilicon: Entertainment giant Nintendo seemingly can do no wrong if recent figures from NPD and Media Create are any indication. NPD shows the U.S. Market with $838.6 million in combined hardware/software sales for the month of April, a 20% increase year over year.

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Neo Geo listing on Nintendo Japan site, Another system coming

October 24, 2007

We all know that Neo Geo games are heading to the Wii’s Virtual Console. Now it appears that Nintendo of Japan has finally listed Neo Geo as an upcoming platform that will be compatible with the Wii. Oddly enough, there is an empty spot in the second of VC platforms that could suggest that the Wii’s Virtual Console may be getting another platform.

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Nintendo Wii outsells Sony’s PS3 in Japan in

October 24, 2007

Nintendo Co. Ltd.’s Wii game consoleoutsold Sony Corp.’s PlayStation 3 by the ratio of over 4 to 1in Japan in July, game magazine publisher Enterbrain said onFriday. Nintendo sold 396,752 units of the Wii in the five weeks ended July 29, compared with 91,987 units of the PS3.

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Wii killing prime-time TV in Japan

October 24, 2007

It looks like the Japanese are spending a lot less time watching prime-time TV. What are they filling their time with instead? Play games on the Wii.

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Donkey Kong Barrel Blast Hands-on!

October 24, 2007

If you’re late to the party, Donkey Kong Barrel Blast is the latest brainchild of Nintendo of Japan and developer Paon, best known for the DK: King of Swing and DK: Jungle Climber on GBA and DS respectively. In this story, we take a look at Screens, Videos, Infromation in the hands on preview!

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Nintendo Wii Japan sales hit 3 mln units: survey

October 24, 2007

Nintendo Co. Ltd. has sold more than 3 million units of its Wii game console in Japan, three times the sales of Sony Corp.’s PlayStation 3, game magazine publisher Enterbrain said.

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Paper Mario 64 For Japan Wii Owners

October 24, 2007

Paper Mario 64 is coming out on the Virtual Console for Japanese Wii Owners tomorrow!

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Portable Wii Goes On Sale in Japan

October 24, 2007

At just 14,800 Yen (US$119), this screen is about as good as it’s going to get in terms of Wii portability (until ultra-thin OLED screens shed precious millimeters off this design a decade from now).

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Wii “Stealing” TV Viewership In Japan?

October 24, 2007

Prime time “golden hour” viewing is down to 9 percent — lowest in two decades.

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Resident Evil Umbrella Chronicles Limited Edition Japan Packaging

October 24, 2007

This package set up will be quite an item for a Resident Evil fan. Hopefully this will make it to America.

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