Media Create Sales: Week 4, 2014 (Jan 20 - Jan 26)

Nov 4, 2012
15,052
0
0
What is this things that he pretend to invent? I don't really know about this. Anyone know care to elaborated it for me?
Probably Mega Man? He's often called the father of Mega Man, though he was brought in when the first game was well underway. I don't think Inafune himself makes that claim, though.

I believe Hideki Kamiya said the same thing about him that Nirolak did, albeit in fewer words. He's a great businessman, but he isn't actually a creative guy.
 
May 24, 2013
23,025
0
710
Looks like it's just a matter of weeks before Vita starts outselling 3DS
:3
#troll :)

Edit: I think Inafune has shown to be a great director, manager and business man in the games industry, but yes, that's different from innovating. The games he is most proud of, the Zero series are the most refined versions of his Mega Man games.
 

Zen

Banned
Jun 24, 2005
13,050
0
0
He pretends to have invented things he didn't.
He has outright done interviews stating he did not create MegaMan.

And the whole 'Inafune isn't a creative' is bullocks. He has done a lot of creative work within his games, from guiding game design to artwork to conceptualization. He's not as in the trenches as some developers but he's hardly a glorified producer either.
 
Nov 4, 2012
15,052
0
0
Yeah, that's what I was talking about.



On the subject of Capcom, I wonder if they'll make another portable Sengoku Basara spinoff after this. They wouldn't have to compromise the gameplay on the Vita, but they don't seem to have any interest in the system at all. They could go with the 3DS, but the series doesn't seem like a good fit.
 
What is this things that he pretend to invent? I don't really know about this. Anyone know care to elaborated it for me?
I think Megaman is one of them.
He also wasn't actually the main creative force behind Dead Rising to my understanding.

He has outright done interviews stating he did not create MegaMan.
Yes he's gotten more open about that.

Fraud is a bit strong perhaps haha.
 

Zen

Banned
Jun 24, 2005
13,050
0
0
He also wasn't actually the main creative force behind Dead Rising to my understanding.
He never said, or attempted to create the impression that he was, I'm sure the only thing stopping that perception (because it was 'his team') from being dispelled is someone not having asked that question yet. Having 'gotten a bit more open' about MegaMan means having specifically delineated when he came on board and that the character was already conceptualized when he came on board (he 'named names' in tat his mentor is known), so there's no reason to assume that he'd be relatively guarded about Dead Risings creation either.

Inafune said:
"I'm often called the father of Mega Man, but actually, his design was already created when I joined Capcom," he explained. "My mentor [at Capcom], who was the designer of the original Mega Man, had a basic concept of what Mega Man was supposed to look like. So I only did half of the job in creating him. I didn't get to completely design a Mega Man [protagonist] from scratch until Zero (Mega Man X, SNES). Back when the SNES was coming out, I was asked to give Mega Man a redesign, so I created this character. But I realized that this design wouldn't be accepted as Mega Man, so I had another designer create the new Mega Man, and I worked on Zero to release him as the 'other main character' that would steal all the good scenes!"

"It may be the 20th anniversary for the Mega Man series, but it's also the 20th anniversary for myself as a game developer. It was the first title that I was involved in when I joined Capcom, and I've really been in the industry together with the series. It was the Mega Man series that taught me how to make video games, like what kind of points had to be detailed, and what kind of points had to be watched out for. I'm often called the creator of Mega Man or the father of Mega Man, but it's really the Mega Man series that created me."
This quote dove tails nicely into rebutting the whole 'Inafune isn't a creative'. Yes, among many other thing, he designs characters and started as an artist at Capcom, guys.
 
Feb 19, 2010
6,084
1
0
He also wasn't actually the main creative force behind Dead Rising to my understanding.



Yes he's gotten more open about that.

Fraud is a bit strong perhaps haha.
At the same time, isn't he doing a kickstarter that probably wouldn't get the same level of attention if he didn't previously have his name attached to megaman?
 

Zen

Banned
Jun 24, 2005
13,050
0
0
At the same time, isn't he doing a kickstarter that probably wouldn't get the same level of attention if he didn't previously have his name attached to megaman?
He;s also the only reason that we were getting MegaMan titles period, for some time, at Capcom. The franchise was his baby since he basically took control of it and protected it from the rest of the executive board at Capcom. There's a reason that Legends 3 and that other game were canned almost at the same time that his departure was made public.

People like to hate on Inafune for... basically no reason. I mean sure, outsourcing, but he's also the one that really forced Capcom to modernize their production pipelines (MTFramework) and fought long and hard (and lost) for the consistent creation of new IP.
 
Mar 9, 2012
3,567
0
445
Spain
Digital sales (2013.12.02 to 2014.01.05)

01. [WIU] Dragon Quest X: Nemureru Yuusha to Michibiki no Meiyuu Online - 49.920
02. [3DS] PazuDora Z: Puzzle & Dragons Z - 36.746
03. [3DS] The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds - 25.281
04. [3DS] Monster Hunter 4 - 22.284
05. [PSV] Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD Remaster: Twin Pack - 18.964
06. [3DS] Pokémon X / Y - 18.527
07. [3DS] Attack on Titan: The Last Wings of Mankind - 17.841
08. [3DS] Bravely Default: For the Sequel - 15.777
09. [PSV] New Dynasty Warriors: Gundam - 10.131
10. [PS3] Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD Remaster: Twin Pack - 8.792
I bought the famitsu's magazine and the top 30 is there.
Too bad they don't have figures for november... It seems they'll be missing forever :(

I'm sorry but I can't post the top 30 today. i'm really busy and need to do some work. In fact, I shouldn't be here now. Tomorrow I post it.
 
Apr 28, 2007
6,659
0
0
I remember back at the start of 2012 and the Vita doing 20k was considered horrible. Now it's good? What happened? Oh and is "at least it's over last year's YTD" the new "at least it's over 10k?". I'm not sure if people are joking or not anymore.
 
Dec 8, 2008
35,663
33
725
England
I remember back at the start of 2012 and the Vita doing 20k was considered horrible. Now it's good? What happened?
The system went through a long period of selling much less than 20k, so expectations changed. The huge failure of the Wii U and (to a much lesser extent) the decline of the 3DS have also served to change the way that 20k is viewed.

Oh and is "at least it's over last year's YTD" the new "at least it's over 10k?". I'm not sure if people are joking or not anymore.
Growth is generally seen as a good thing for a platform. It's unlikely to have its legs chopped out from under whilst it is on an upwards trajectory.
 

Laughing Banana

Weeping Pickle
Jul 22, 2009
20,020
1
830
34
Bandung, Indonesia
Saying Vita "is in beastmode" is real funny, in a tragic sort of ways.

Well... at least it's not as bad as it used to be. Has it been stabilized on these sort of range in terms of numbers, I wonder.

And hopefully folks in Japan continue to create more content for it, since I lost hope for Western developers that are not Sony's 1st party (even them perhaps) or Indie.
 

Mpl90

Two copies sold? That's not a bomb guys, stop trolling!!!
Mar 10, 2011
22,885
0
855
28
theflyingthoughtsblog.wordpress.com
Digital sales (2013.12.02 to 2014.01.05)

01. [WIU] Dragon Quest X: Nemureru Yuusha to Michibiki no Meiyuu Online - 49.920
02. [3DS] PazuDora Z: Puzzle & Dragons Z - 36.746
03. [3DS] The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds - 25.281
04. [3DS] Monster Hunter 4 - 22.284
05. [PSV] Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD Remaster: Twin Pack - 18.964
06. [3DS] Pokémon X / Y - 18.527
07. [3DS] Attack on Titan: The Last Wings of Mankind - 17.841
08. [3DS] Bravely Default: For the Sequel - 15.777
09. [PSV] New Dynasty Warriors: Gundam - 10.131
10. [PS3] Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD Remaster: Twin Pack - 8.792
Wait. DQX for Wii U being the best selling title digitally?
Bravely Default in top 10?
Zelda third even if only one week of availability was counted...and during the whole eShop Christmas disaster?!?

...Maybe I've underestimated Nintendo's audience about buying games online, after all. Wow.

Ah, this seems it hasn't been discussed yet, and I feel it's better to post here instead of doing a whole thread just for this little blurb.
From the Investor Meeting

Now that they have observed the success of “Puzzle & Dragons Z,” the number of companies who have approached Nintendo with an offer to provide Nintendo 3DS with the titles which they originally designed for and grew on smart devices has been increasing. As this example illustrates, the Nintendo 3DS platform has already reached a scale with enough business potential for not only the titles invented for game devices but also the ones originally made for other platforms.
 
Apr 28, 2007
6,659
0
0
I have really bad feeling that the PS4 will drop like a rock in Japan fast, like under 30k per week after a month or so. That would be catastrophic for the home console market there.
 
Jan 5, 2012
15,079
819
590
I have really bad feeling that the PS4 will drop like a rock in Japan fast, like under 30k per week after a month or so. That would be catastrophic for the home console market there.
Failing below 30k is nearly certain - but as long as they can sell 1.5-2 milions in first year it wll be big boost to Japanise market.
 
Aug 10, 2012
5,977
0
0
Dengeki Sales: Week 4, 2014 (Jan 20 - Jan 26)

Code:
+---------+-----------+-------+-------------------------------------------------------------+------------------------------+--------------+-----------------+-----------------+
|  Order  | Last week | Model |                         Title name                          |         Manufacturer         | Release Date |    Estimated    |     Total       |
+---------+-----------+-------+-------------------------------------------------------------+------------------------------+--------------+-----------------+-----------------+
|         |           |       |                                                             |                              |              | number of sales | number of sales |
| One     | -         | PS3   | Sengoku BASARA4                                             | Capcom                       | 14/01/23     | 167,089         | 167,089         |
| Two     | One       | 3DS   | Kirby Triple Deluxe star                                    | Nintendo                     | 14/01/11     | 60,461          | 360,121         |
| Three   | Two       | 3DS   | Pazudora Z                                                  | Gung Ho Online Entertainment | 13/12/12     | 35,275          | 1,270,628       |
| Four    | -         | PS3   | Saints Row IV Ultra Super Ultimate Deluxe Edition           | Spike CHUNSOFT               | 14/01/23     | 34,280          | 34,280          |
| Five    | -         | PS3   | Dragon Ball Z BATTLE OF Z                                   | NAMCO BANDAI Games           | 14/01/23     | 31,744          | 31,744          |
| Six     | -         | Vita  | Dragon Ball Z BATTLE OF Z                                   | NAMCO BANDAI Games           | 14/01/23     | 21,636          | 21,636          |
| Seven   | 45        | 3DS   | Tsubasa giant of humanity - the end of the march            | Spike CHUNSOFT               | 13/12/05     | 16,206          | 214, 224        |
| Eight   | Three     | 3DS   | Yokai Watch                                                 | LEVEL-5                      | 13/07/11     | 16,110          | 318,376         |
| Nine    | Four      | 3DS   | Tri-Force 2 The Legend of Zelda: Gods                       | Nintendo                     | 13/12/26     | 13,719          | 342,142         |
| Ten     | -         | Vita  | Utakumi 575                                                 | SEGA                         | 14/01/23     | 10,533          | 10,533          |
| Eleven  | -         | PSP   | 3 AnotherSky feat. Jinnan Corda                             | Tecmo Koei Games             | 14/01/23     | 10,060          | 10,060          |
| Twelve  | Five      | 3DS   | Survival battle with Shinobu in combat legend!              | NAMCO BANDAI Games           | 13/10/17     | 9,839           | 270,283         |
| 13      | Ten       | 3DS   | Monster Hunter 4                                            | Capcom                       | 13/09/14     | 8,723           | 3,274,992       |
| 14      | Six       | Vita  | Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD Remaster Twin Pack                   | Square Enix                  | 13/12/26     | 7,956           | 220,084         |
| Fifteen | Seven     | 3DS   | Pokemon X                                                   | Pokemon                      | 13/10/12     | 7,955           | 2,111,283       |
| Sixteen | Eleven    | Wii U | Wii Party U                                                 | Nintendo                     | 13/10/31     | 7,903           | 594,102         |
| 17      | Eight     | PS3   | Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD Remastered                           | Square Enix                  | 13/12/26     | 7,782           | 275,012         |
| 18      | Twelve    | Wii U | Super Mario 3D World                                        | Nintendo                     | 13/11/21     | 7,758           | 458,007         |
| 19      | Nine      | 3DS   | Pokemon Y                                                   | Pokemon                      | 13/10/12     | 6,832           | 1,910,792       |
| Twenty  | 13        | Wii U | New Super Mario Bros. U                                     | Nintendo                     | 12/12/08     | 6,558           | 1,016,502       |
| 21      | 14        | PS3   | Grand Theft Auto V                                          | Rockstar Games               | 13/10/10     | 5,735           | 611,974         |
| 22      | Fifteen   | 3DS   | Animal Crossing Tobidase                                    | Nintendo                     | 12/11/08     | 5,477           | 3,579,864       |
| 23      | -         | X360  | Saints Row IV Ultra Super Ultimate Deluxe Edition           | Spike CHUNSOFT               | 14/01/23     | 4,516           | 4,516           |
| 24      | -         | PSP   | 4 to supremacy Senkyokuhime all means, protect flower-oath  | System Soft Alpha            | 14/01/23     | 3,900           | 3,900           |
| 25      | Twenty    | PS3   | World Soccer Winning Eleven 2014                            | KONAMI                       | 13/11/14     | 3,812           | 290,166         |
| 26      | 18        | PS3   | Gran Turismo 6                                              | SCE                          | 13/12/05     | 3,765           | 336,732         |
| 27      | 24        | PS3   | Battlefield 4                                               | Electronic Arts              | 13/11/07     | 3,659           | 204,558         |
| 28      | 21        | 3DS   | Disney Magic Castle My Happy Life                           | NAMCO BANDAI Games           | 13/08/01     | 3,658           | 476,205         |
| 29      | 22        | Vita  | God Eater 2                                                 | NAMCO BANDAI Games           | 13/11/14     | 3,594           | 381,396         |
| Thirty  | 19        | 3DS   | Tomodachi Collection new life                               | Nintendo                     | 13/04/18     | 3,555           | 1,639,690       |
| 31      | 17        | Vita  | Shin Gundam Musou                                           | NAMCO BANDAI Games           | 13/12/19     | 3,312           | 100,464         |
| 32      | 25        | 3DS   | Hatsune Miku Project mirai 2                                | SEGA                         | 13/11/28     | 3,090           | 183,835         |
| 33      | Sixteen   | PS3   | Shin Gundam Musou                                           | NAMCO BANDAI Games           | 13/12/19     | 3,000           | 211,397         |
| 34      | 23        | 3DS   | Mario Kart 7                                                | Nintendo                     | 11/12/01     | 2,923           | 2,204,595       |
| 35      | 29        | 3DS   | One Piece Unlimited World Red                               | NAMCO BANDAI Games           | 13/11/21     | 2,748           | 215,936         |
| 36      | 28        | Vita  | Final Fantasy X HD Remastered                               | Square Enix                  | 13/12/26     | 2,671           | 40,188          |
| 37      | 27        | 3DS   | New Super Mario Bros. 2                                     | Nintendo                     | 12/7/2028    | 2,671           | 2,145,095       |
| 38      | 26        | 3DS   | Aikatsu! My Princess two                                    | NAMCO BANDAI Games           | 13/11/21     | 2,587           | 196,546         |
| 39      | 31        | 3DS   | Super Mario 3D Land                                         | Nintendo                     | 11/11/03     | 2,174           | 1,958,870       |
| Forty   | 35        | Wii U | ~ John if master Taiko Wii U!                               | NAMCO BANDAI Games           | 13/11/21     | 2,127           | 111,333         |
| 41      | 34        | PS3   | Nobunaga's Ambition and creativity                          | Tecmo Koei Games             | 13/12/12     | 2,053           | 103,592         |
| 42      | 32        | PS3   | Call of Duty ghost (dubbed version)                         | Square Enix                  | 13/12/12     | 2,041           | 78,713          |
| 43      | 33        | PSP   | World Soccer Winning Eleven 2014                            | KONAMI                       | 13/11/14     | 2,024           | 80, 120         |
| 44      | 36        | PSP   | God Eater 2                                                 | NAMCO BANDAI Games           | 13/11/14     | 2,006           | 211,447         |
| 45      | -         | PSP   | 8 (minus eight)                                             | Idea Factory                 | 14/01/23     | 1,938           | 1,938           |
| 46      | 41        | PS3   | Shin Hokuto Musou                                           | Tecmo Koei Games             | 12/12/20     | 1,906           | 294,765         |
| 47      | 49        | 3DS   | Bear Tomo                                                   | NAMCO BANDAI Games           | 13/06/20     | 1,794           | 109, 215        |
| 48      | 51        | 3DS   | World Soccer Winning Eleven 2014                            | KONAMI                       | 13/11/14     | 1,690           | 76,490          |
| 49      | 43        | 3DS   | Daigasso! Band Brothers P                                   | Nintendo                     | 13/11/14     | 1,658           | 122,906         |
| Fifty   | Forty     | Vita  | The Movie Magical Girl Madoka ★ Magica The Battle Pentagram | NAMCO BANDAI Games           | 13/12/19     | 1,467           | 39,730          |
+---------+-----------+-------+-------------------------------------------------------------+------------------------------+--------------+-----------------+-----------------+
Sell-through
Sengoku BASARA 4 - 70%

Software

Code:
+-------+-----------+-----------+------------+---------+
| Model | This Week | Week  (%) |  FY 2013   | FY  (%) |
+-------+-----------+-----------+------------+---------+
| PS3   | 308,894   | 42.60%    | 9,702,204  | 24.10%  |
| Vita  | 77,556    | 10.70%    | 3,075,956  | 7.60%   |
| PSP   | 37,000    | 5.10%     | 2,959,729  | 7.40%   |
| Wii U | 32,411    | 4.50%     | 2,613,299  | 6.50%   |
| Wii   | 7,926     | 1.10%     | 925,387    | 2.30%   |
| 3DS   | 250,202   | 34.50%    | 20,291,056 | 50.50%  |
| DS    | 3,099     | 0.40%     | 321,284    | 0.80%   |
| X360  | 7,740     | 1.10%     | 329,385    | 0.80%   |
+-------+-----------+-----------+------------+---------+
| Total | 724,828   | 100.00%   | 40,218,300 | 100.00% |
+-------+-----------+-----------+------------+---------+
Hardware

Code:
+------------+--------+---------+-----------+---------+
|    PS3     | 13,631 | 16.10%  |  595,835  |  9.10%  |
+------------+--------+---------+-----------+---------+
| Vita       | 19,960 | 23.50%  | 895,339   | 13.70%  |
| PS Vita TV | 1,130  | 1.30%   | 74,123    | 1.10%   |
| PSP        | 2,906  | 3.40%   | 239,106   | 3.70%   |
| Wii U      | 8,214  | 9.70%   | 741,765   | 11.40%  |
| Wii        | 298    | 0.40%   | 41,425    | 0.60%   |
| 3DS LL     | 26,547 | 31.30%  | 2,757,970 | 42.40%  |
| 3DS        | 11,954 | 14.10%  | 1,151,277 | 17.70%  |
| X360       | 277    | 0.30%   | 15,404    | 0.20%   |
+------------+--------+---------+-----------+---------+
| Total      | 84,917 | 100.00% | 6,512,244 | 100.00% |
+------------+--------+---------+-----------+---------+
 
Aug 3, 2009
19,285
0
0
Moga Village
Now that they have observed the success of “Puzzle & Dragons Z,” the number of companies who have approached Nintendo with an offer to provide Nintendo 3DS with the titles which they originally designed for and grew on smart devices has been increasing. - Iwata

Get ready for Dragon Quest Monsters Super Heavy.
 
May 16, 2006
6,562
1
1,000
Digital sales (2013.12.02 to 2014.01.05)

01. [WIU] Dragon Quest X: Nemureru Yuusha to Michibiki no Meiyuu Online - 49.920
02. [3DS] PazuDora Z: Puzzle & Dragons Z - 36.746
03. [3DS] The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds - 25.281
04. [3DS] Monster Hunter 4 - 22.284
05. [PSV] Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD Remaster: Twin Pack - 18.964
06. [3DS] Pokémon X / Y - 18.527
07. [3DS] Attack on Titan: The Last Wings of Mankind - 17.841
08. [3DS] Bravely Default: For the Sequel - 15.777
09. [PSV] New Dynasty Warriors: Gundam - 10.131
10. [PS3] Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD Remaster: Twin Pack - 8.792
Biggest month of the year and these are the numbers?

Digital sales in Japan are a factor only when huge games like Animal Crossing and Monster Hunter are sold out.
 
Mar 31, 2010
1,056
0
0
Now that they have observed the success of “Puzzle & Dragons Z,” the number of companies who have approached Nintendo with an offer to provide Nintendo 3DS with the titles which they originally designed for and grew on smart devices has been increasing. - Iwata

Get ready for Dragon Quest Monsters Super Heavy.
Why? Japan is ready for a Super Heavy Dragon Quest Monsters 2 3D
 
May 19, 2005
12,889
2
1,145
United Kingdom
Now that they have observed the success of “Puzzle & Dragons Z,” the number of companies who have approached Nintendo with an offer to provide Nintendo 3DS with the titles which they originally designed for and grew on smart devices has been increasing. - Iwata

Get ready for Dragon Quest Monsters Super Heavy.
So a new DQM game then? :p
 
Jan 3, 2012
4,307
0
650
Majorca - Spain
[PS3] Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD Remaster (Square Enix) {2013.12.26} - 271.665
[PS3] Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD Remaster [Download Sales] (Square Enix) {2013.12.26} - 8.792

[PSV] Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD Remaster: Twin Pack (Square Enix) {2013.12.26} - 201.509
[PSV] Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD Remaster: Twin Pack [Download Sales] (Square Enix) {2013.12.26} - 18.964
[PSV] Final Fantasy X HD Remaster (Square Enix) {2013.12.26} - 34.144
[PSV] Final Fantasy X-2 HD Remaster (Square Enix) {2013.12.26} - ?

Total - 535.074 (it must currently be at 550k including the missing sales)

Code:
[PSX] Final Fantasy IV (Square) {1997.03.21} - 119.000 / 261.086	
[PSX] Final Fantasy V (Square) {1998.02.21} - 51.380 / 151.756	
[PSX] Final Fantasy VI (Square) {1999.03.11} - 27.125 / 67.836	
[PSX] Final Fantasy Collection (Square) {1999.03.11} - 209.369 / 412.148	
[BWS] Final Fantasy (Square) {2000.12.09} - 147.173 / 377.366	
[BWS] Final Fantasy II (Square) {2001.05.03} - 146.765 / 241.691	
[BWS] Final Fantasy IV (Square) {2002.03.28} - 19.928 / 64.226	
[PSX] Final Fantasy (Square) {2002.10.31} - 55.095 / 129.273	
[PSX] Final Fantasy II (Square) {2002.10.31} - 56.693 / 137.676	
[PSX] Final Fantasy I + II: Premium Package (Square) {2002.10.31} - 35.091 / 43.970
[GBA] Final Fantasy I + II: Dawn of Souls (Square Enix) {2004.07.29} - 136.634 / 277.688	
[GBA] Final Fantasy IV Advance (Square Enix) {2005.12.15} - 98.811 / 219.391	
[NDS] Final Fantasy III (Square Enix) {2006.08.24} - 501.701 / 1.008.230
[GBA] Final Fantasy V Advance (Square Enix) {2006.10.12} - 147.170 / 259.920	
[GBA] Final Fantasy VI Advance (Square Enix) {2006.11.30} - 137.091 / 281.190	
[PSP] Final Fantasy: Anniversary Edition (Square Enix) {2007.04.19} - 52.554 / 124.839
[PSP] Final Fantasy II: Anniversary Edition (Square Enix) {2007.06.07} - 33.979 / 78.057
[NDS] Final Fantasy IV (Square Enix) {2007.12.20} - 308.794 / 622.475	
[NDS] Final Fantasy III [Ultimate Hits] (Square Enix) {2008.10.23} - 1.800 / 48.340
[PSP] Final Fantasy: Anniversary Edition [Ultimate Hits] (Square Enix) {2009.07.30} - ? / 14.796	                 
[PSP] Final Fantasy II: Anniversary Edition [Ultimate Hits] (Square Enix) {2009.07.30} - ? / 5.331
[NDS] Final Fantasy IV [Ultimate Hits] (Square Enix) {2010.03.04} - 2.700 / 36.266	                     
[PSP] Final Fantasy IV: The Complete Collection (Square Enix) {2011.03.24} - 101.513 / 198.630	       
[PSP] Final Fantasy IV: The Complete Collection [Ultimate Hits] (Square Enix) {2012.07.05} - ? / 23.165	                     
[PSP] Final Fantasy III (Square Enix) {2012.09.20} - 46.307 / 93.118	          
[PS3] Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD Remaster (Square Enix) {2013.12.26} - 182.638 / 271.665  
[PS3] Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD Remaster [Download Sales] (Square Enix) {2013.12.26} - 8.792  
[PSV] Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD Remaster Twin Pack (Square Enix) {2013.12.26} - 134.645 / 201.509 
[PSV] Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD Remaster: Twin Pack [Download Sales] (Square Enix) {2013.12.26} - 18.964
[PSV] Final Fantasy X HD Remaster (Square Enix) {2013.12.26} - 22.619 / 34.144
[PSV] Final Fantasy X-2 HD Remaster (Square Enix) {2013.12.26} - ?
 
Dec 5, 2012
20,948
0
0
Toronto
Wait. DQX for Wii U being the best selling title digitally?
It's an expansion releaded on Dec 22nd.
Bravely Default in top 10?
Not that surprising given it was out for a month.
Zelda third even if only one week of availability was counted...and during the whole eShop Christmas disaster?!?
It was tracked for 11 days, but it is impressive as is FFX/X-2.
Now that they have observed the success of “Puzzle & Dragons Z,” the number of companies who have approached Nintendo with an offer to provide Nintendo 3DS with the titles which they originally designed for and grew on smart devices has been increasing. - Iwata

Get ready for Dragon Quest Monsters Super Heavy.
Well if they make a good game like what P&DZ seemingly is on the 3DS, then they could have similar success stories.
[PS3] Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD Remaster (Square Enix) {2013.12.26} - 271.665
[PS3] Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD Remaster [Download Sales] (Square Enix) {2013.12.26} - 8.792

[PSV] Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD Remaster: Twin Pack (Square Enix) {2013.12.26} - 201.509
[PSV] Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD Remaster: Twin Pack [Download Sales] (Square Enix) {2013.12.26} - 18.964
[PSV] Final Fantasy X HD Remaster (Square Enix) {2013.12.26} - 34.144
[PSV] Final Fantasy X-2 HD Remaster (Square Enix) {2013.12.26} - ?

Total - 535.074 (it must currently be at 550k including the missing sales)
Is it the best-selling remaster in Japan now?
 
Dec 8, 2008
35,663
33
725
England
Now that they have observed the success of “Puzzle & Dragons Z,” the number of companies who have approached Nintendo with an offer to provide Nintendo 3DS with the titles which they originally designed for and grew on smart devices has been increasing. - Iwata

Get ready for Dragon Quest Monsters Super Heavy.
Get ready for a bunch of people to have a change of heart on mobile games more like.
 

Chris1964

Sales-Age Genius
Dec 17, 2008
11,738
0
0
Mario Kart for Golden Week and then Smash maybe for holidays? Iwata unveiled again his unexpected plan for Wii U.

I think he finally realized it's just a bad product with no possibilities of recover and will treat it like GameCube. Keep it in life support until it dies.
 
Jan 3, 2012
4,307
0
650
Majorca - Spain
Is it the best-selling remaster in Japan now?
Yes.

Top 5.

1. [PS3 - PSV] Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD Remaster (Square Enix) {2013.12.26} - 535.074
2. [PS3] Monster Hunter Portable 3rd HD Ver. (Capcom) {2011.08.25} - 441.375
3. [PS3] Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 ReMIX (Square Enix) {2013.03.14} - 223.770
4. [WIU] Monster Hunter 3G HD Ver. (Capcom) {2012.12.08} - 218.831
5. [PS3 - WIU - 360] Resident Evil: Revelations (Capcom) {2013.05.23} - 206.923
 
Sep 1, 2013
7,582
0
0
Yes.

Top 5.

1. [PS3 - PSV] Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD Remaster (Square Enix) {2013.12.26} - 535.074
2. [PS3] Monster Hunter Portable 3rd HD Ver. (Capcom) {2011.08.25} - 441.375
3. [PS3] Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 ReMIX (Square Enix) {2013.03.14} - 223.770
4. [WIU] Monster Hunter 3G HD Ver. (Capcom) {2012.12.08} - 218.831
5. [PS3 - WIU - 360] Resident Evil: Revelations (Capcom) {2013.05.23} - 206.923
Would Tales of Graces f or Samurai Warriors 3 PS3 count as an HD Remasters?
 
Dec 5, 2012
20,948
0
0
Toronto
Yes.

Top 5.

1. [PS3 - PSV] Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD Remaster (Square Enix) {2013.12.26} - 535.074
2. [PS3] Monster Hunter Portable 3rd HD Ver. (Capcom) {2011.08.25} - 441.375
3. [PS3] Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 ReMIX (Square Enix) {2013.03.14} - 223.770
4. [WIU] Monster Hunter 3G HD Ver. (Capcom) {2012.12.08} - 218.831
5. [PS3 - WIU - 360] Resident Evil: Revelations (Capcom) {2013.05.23} - 206.923
That's impressive.
Isn't it available as an expansion digitally (if you own Flying Fairy on cart you can get for the sequel download cheaper) which adds some appeal to the digital version which the physical version can't touch.
I thought that was a separate download/expansion pack and not counted as the actual game.
 
May 24, 2012
18,812
119
500
Soon, we'll even have a Top 30. :D

I hope the rest of the world will follow what Famitsu's doing. Having more concrete digital numbers from all around the globe would be amazing.
Agreed. I wish NPD had this kind of relationship with Sony / Nintendo...it's annoying that we still can't get full digital numbers for North American eShop / PSN sales.
 
Mar 22, 2007
23,613
2
1,000
I remember back at the start of 2012 and the Vita doing 20k was considered horrible. Now it's good? What happened? Oh and is "at least it's over last year's YTD" the new "at least it's over 10k?". I'm not sure if people are joking or not anymore.
Its relative to previous performance, as SmokeyDave said. There were a lot of talk about early discontinuing of the Vita in 2012. The recent sales performance shows that this is unlikely to happen in Japan.


Saying Vita "is in beastmode" is real funny, in a tragic sort of ways.

Well... at least it's not as bad as it used to be. Has it been stabilized on these sort of range in terms of numbers, I wonder.

And hopefully folks in Japan continue to create more content for it, since I lost hope for Western developers that are not Sony's 1st party (even them perhaps) or Indie.
People who said that Vita is in beastmode wasnt serious though, its just a joke or humorous hyperbole.