Here are the latest Media Create Console Hardware Sales in Japan for the week of 13 - 19, 3DS sales went up to 95k thanks to New Love Plus and Theatrhythm Final Fantasy.....
- 3DS - 98k
- PS3 - 22k
- PSP - 15k
Here are the latest Media Create Console Software Sales in Japan for the week of Feb 13 - 19, Konami's New Love Plus took the first place with 105k units sold, followed by Sega's Binary Domain with 74k units sold...
- New Love Plus (3DS, Konami) - 105k
- Binary Domain (PS3, Sega) - 74k
- Theatrhythm Final Fantasy (3DS, Square Enix) - 76k
Square Enix released details of the Sazh download episode for Final Fantasy XIII-2, which will be available on Feb 28. The story takes place in Xanadu [Serendipity], Sazh comes to Xanadu to search for his missing son Dazh.....
IGN reported that the 3G model of PS Vita is capable of receiving text messages from the carriers like AT&T, and the carrier can also send SMS notifications to the device; you can find the mobile number assigned to your 3G SIM card in the System Information section.
Sony will release MotorStorm RC on PSN on Mar 6, the game will run on both PS3 and PS Vita.
Capcom has released Rival Schools: United by Fate on PSN this week, this is one of the most requested classic game by players, Capcom had to re-acquire rights from various companies in order to put this game on PSN. The game has two discs, one is the arcade fighting game, the other one is a collection of mini games and simulation adventure.
Nintendo will publish a remake of horror adventure game Project Zero 2: Crimson Butterfly [Fatal Frame II: Crimson Butterfly] for Wii in Japan on June 28. The remake will have a new 2 player cooperative mode.
Nintendo will release the card battle game Culdcept for 3DS in Japan on June 28, for 4800 yen.
Nintendo announced the Game Gear Virtual Console will launch on the 3DS eShop on Mar 14 in Japan, the first batch of games will include GG Shinobi, Dragon Crystal Shirani's Maze and Sonic & Tails 2.
Bandai Namco launched a teaser site for a mystery 3DS game, which is co-developed by Capcom, Sega and Bandai Namco.
Koei Tecmo announced 5 cross-over characters for Shin Sangoku Musou VS [Dynasty Warriors VS], they are Ryu Hayabusa from Ninja Gaiden, Ayane from Dead or Alive and Sanada Yukimura, Ishida Mitsunari & Naoe Kanetsugu from Sengoku Musou. In addition, you can also use your Mii characters as support characters. The game will have download content in future, including costumes and new weapon. The first print of the game will come with a download code to receive a volleyball uniform and judo outfit for certain characters.
Nintendo announced a new Brain Age title is in the work for 3DS, which features Dr. Kawashima. This time the theme is to improve your concentration and working memory, the doctor will appear in devil form.
Nintendo will release Mario Tennis Open for 3DS in Japan on May 25, and May 25 in North America and Europe.
Monolith Soft is recruiting staffs for a new 3DS project, which seems to be a new role playing game.
Square Enix is working with Electronic Arts to bring Mass Effect 3 outfit download content to Final Fantasy XIII-2, no release date has been revealed yet.
Here are the latest Dengeki PlayStation Review scores from Japan, Asura's Wrath got an average score of 81/100.
- Asura's Wrath (PS3, Capcom): 85, 85, 85, 70
- Ninja Gaiden Sigma Plus (PSV, Koei Tecmo): 75, 70, 80, 65
- Tacchi, Shiyo! Love Application (PS3, Compile Heart): 80, 70, 85, 60
- Reality Fighters (PSV, Sony): 75, 70, 85, 60
Nintendo is helping publishers to revive their old franchises on 3DS in order to build a stronger portfolio of games for the system. The first game in this initiative is Vivarium's virtual pet title Seaman, originally released for Dreamcast in 1999.