Sales for Sony Corp.’s Playstation 4 ranked as the No. 2 hardware in Japan in the latest data from the region.
Media Create Co. this month reported the PS4 sold 14,495 units between Aug. 17 to Aug. 23 to rank No. 2 in overall hardware sales.
It sold 18,503 units the week prior.
The hardware did not rank any software in the top 10 for the week.
Sony this week previewed new titles to Playstation Plus members for the Playstation 4, Playstation 3, and PS Vita in the month of Sept.
New titles include Grow Home (PS4), Super Time Force Ultra (PS4, PS Vita), Xeodrifter (PS4, PS Vita), Twisted Metal (PS3), Teslagrad (PS4, PS3), La Mulana EX (PS Vita).
Retailer Amazon.com Inc. this week began selling a new bundle that includes the Playstation 4 The Lat of Us Bundle and EA Inc.’s Madden NFL 16 at under $400.
The PS4 500GB The Last of Us Bundle with Madden NFL 16 includes the PS4 500GB The Last of Us Bundle and a copy of Madden NFL 16 at $399.99.
Mojang AB this week released Star Wars Skin Packs to Minecraft for Sony Corp.’s Playstation 4, Playstation 3 and PS Vita to the Playstation Network division.
The Classic Skin Pack seven versions of Luke Skywalker, Chewbacca, Leia Organa, plus Greedo, Admiral Ackbar, and a Wampa.
The Star Wars Rebels includes Ezra Bridger, Hera Syndulla, Chopper, and more from Ghost’s crew.
Capcom Co. this week announced R. Mika to the fight roster in Street Fighter V for Sony Corp.’s Playstation 4 and the PC.
R. Mika was previously included in Street Fighter Alpha 3.
The wrestler can call wrestling tag-team partner Nadeshiko for a V-Trigger attack or pull out a microphone to perform a monologue to increase power to normal and special throws as a V-Skill.
Bandai Namco Games America Inc. this week released One Piece: Pirate Warriors 3 for the Playstation 4, Playstation 3, PS Vita, and the PC.
One Piece: Pirate Warriors 3 combines trademark Dynasty Warriors action with characters from the One Piece franchise.
The final game includes an original story key members of the Straw Hat crew, and encounter the evil Donquixote Doflamingo.
Sales for the PS Vita ranked as the No. 3 video game hardware in Japan in the latest retail data from the region.
Media Create Co. this month said the PS Vita sold 12,159 units between Aug. 17 and Aug. 23 to rank as the No. 3 hardware for the week.
It sold 18,072 units the week prior.
Minecraft: PS Vita Edition ranked as the No. 5 best-selling software for the week selling 8,073 units.
Sales for Microsoft Corp.’s Xbox One hardware ranked at No. 6 in Japan in the latest retail data from the region.
Media Create Co. this month reported that the Xbox One sold 160 units between Aug. 17 and Aug. 23 to rank No. 6 in overall sales.
It sold 195 units the week prior.
Microsoft this week released the Xbox One 1TB Madden NFL 16 Bundle to U.S. retail.
The bundle includes the Xbox One 1TB hardware, Madden NFL 16 download code, and EA Access 1-Year Subscription at $399.99.
Microsoft this week released Gears of War Ultimate Edition for the Xbox One.
Gears of War Ultimate Edition includes Gears of War and Gears of War 2 with updated 60 frames-per-second graphics and high-definition functionality.
The final game includes the franchise multiplayer component.
Microsoft this week previewed Xbox Live Games with Gold for the Xbox One and the Xbox 360 in Sept.
In Sept., the Xbox One will offer The Dear God from Sept. 1st to 31st and Tomb Raider: Definitive Edition from Sept. 16th to Oct. 15th.
The Xbox 360 will offer Battlestations Pacific Sept. 1st to the 15th and Crysis 3 Sept. 16th to the 30th.
Microsoft this week said it will release the Forza Motorsport 6 demo for the Xbox One Sept. 1.
The demo will include 460 Forzavista cars and racing in 1080p at 60 frames-per-second.
Vehicles in the final game include the 2015 Holden #1 Red Bull Racing Australia VF Commodore, 2015 Holden #22 Holden Racing Team VF Commodore, 2015 Holden #97 Tekno Autosports VF Commodore, 2015 Ford #5 Pepsi Max Crew PRA Falcon FG X, 2015 Ford #17 Xbox Racing Ford Falcon FG X, 2015 Mercedes-Benz #4 Erebus Motorsport E63 AMG V8 Supercar, and the 2015 Nissan #23 Nissan Motorsport Altima.
Capcom Co. this week released Mega Man Legacy Collection for the Playstation 4, Microsoft Corp’s Xbox One, PC and Nintendo Co.’s Nintendo 3DS.
The digital download compilation includes 8-bit reproductions of Mega Man 1-6.
The final game include a new Challenge Mode, Replays and Leaderboards.
Sales for Nintendo Co.’s Wii U hardware ranked fourth in Japan in the latest sales data for the region.
Media Create Co. this month reported that the Wii U sold 16,567 units between Aug. 17 and Aug. 23 to rank at No. 4 in overall sales.
It sold 11,302 units the week prior.
Splatoon ranked as the No. 4 software for the week selling 23,874 units for the week. It ranked at No. 4 the week prior.
Nintendo this week said it will sell the Super Mario Maker Wii U Bundle exclusively at Wal-Mart Stores Inc. retail and online divisions.
The bundle, to be sold Sept. 11, will include the Wii U console, Super Mario Maker, Idea Book, 30th Anniversary Super Mario Maker amiibo at $299.96.
Telltale Games this week said it will release Minecraft: Story Mode for the Wii U.
Minecraft: Story Mode is a five-part episodic series in which protagonist Jesse must venture to find the Order of the Stone, four legendary adventurers, to save the world from oblivion.
Nintendo this week said it will release the Shovel Knight amiibo for the Wii U and Nintendo 3DS.
The Shovel Knight amiibo will unlock co-op functionality in the Wii U SKU and can be used to level up and customize Shovel Knight in both SKUs.
The Nintendo 3DS ranked as the No. 1 hardware in Japan in the latest sales data from the territory.
Media Create Co. this month said the Nintendo 3DS sold 28,279 units between Aug. 17 and Aug. 23 to rank as the No. 1 game hardware for the week.
The hardware sold 42,248 units the week prior.
Super Robot Wars BX ranked as the No. 1 software for the week selling 98,366 units at launch.
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