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Former Nintendo President, Hiroshi Yamauchi, passes away aged 85

Former Nintendo President, Hiroshi Yamauchi, passes away aged 85

on September 19th, 2013 | 22 Comments

We heard today that former former Nintendo President, Hiroshi Yamauchi passed away this morning aged 85 – according to a report in Nikkei. Hiroshi Yamauchi can…

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Sega confirmed as the new owner of Atlus

Sega confirmed as the new owner of Atlus

on September 18th, 2013 | 1,118 Comments

As we’d previously reported, Sega Sammy Holdings were among those bidding to acquire Atlus – who’s parent company Index are under investigation for some seriously dodgy…

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5 Simple Mistakes Nintendo Made with the Wii U

5 Simple Mistakes Nintendo Made with the Wii U

on August 7th, 2013 | 2,774 Comments

Sometimes, the hardest problems to see are the ones staring us in the face. The Wii U isn’t Nintendo’s death knell, as the company has billions…

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Japanese Video Game Chart Analysis – Week 28

Japanese Video Game Chart Analysis – Week 28

on July 22nd, 2013 | 101 Comments

Japanese Video Game Chart Analysis – Week 28 - (July 8th – July 14th) has been a pretty mediocre sales period with 5 new releases, the majority of…

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Japanese Video Game Chart Analysis – Week 25

Japanese Video Game Chart Analysis – Week 25

on July 1st, 2013 | 62 Comments

Japanese Video Game Chart Analysis - Week 25 (17th June – 23rd June) – The charts been revitalised this week with 8 new releases forcing their way…

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Weekly Japanese Game Charts – Week 23

Weekly Japanese Game Charts – Week 23

on June 17th, 2013 | 1,431 Comments

Weekly Japanese Game Charts - Week 23 (3rd June – 9th June) – The sales figures are in as Media Create reports (via NeoGAF) it’s been an extremely sluggish…

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Are ATLUS in deep shit?

Are ATLUS in deep shit?

on June 12th, 2013 | 1,124 Comments

Today on Yamamoto Ichiro’s (CEO of data analysis company, Irregulars and Partners) blog – some interesting details have surfaced surrounding one of my favourite companies –…

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Weekly Japanese Game Charts

Weekly Japanese Game Charts

on June 10th, 2013 | 1,132 Comments

Weekly Japanese Game Charts - Week 22 (May 27 – June 2). As Media Create reports (via NeoGAF) it’s been a terribly slow sales week in the Japanese video…

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