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News: Animal Crossing: amiibo Festival and Mario Tennis: Ultra Smash Fail to Chart in the UK

Animal Crossing: amiibo Festival and Mario Tennis: Ultra Smash Fail to Chart in the UK

Other titles show improvement, however

Even if Animal Crossing: amiibo Festival looks a little underwhelming as a gaming package - yes, we're still reviewing it - the inclusion of two amiibo figures in the package should help, in theory, to make it more attractive. Unfortunately that's not proven to be the case in the UK, as the title has failed to...

News: Splatoon Bundle Boosts Wii U Sales in Japan as Project X Zone 2 Struggles

Splatoon Bundle Boosts Wii U Sales in Japan as Project X Zone 2 Struggles

3DS 'family' sneaks top in hardware

It's Media Create chart results day, once again, and the Japanese market has had a few key releases to shake things up. Starting off with software we have Project X Zone 2 making its debut on 3DS, though it's unable to overthrow Call of Duty: Black Ops III having only shifted 40,935 units; that's well down on...

News: Disney Magical World 2's Whimsy is Outsold By Call of Duty's Futuristic Warfare in Japan

Disney Magical World 2's Whimsy is Outsold By Call of Duty's Futuristic Warfare in Japan

Also can't match the launch sales of its predecessor

The latest Media Create Japanese chart results are in, and this week reflect one notable sales trend from the West with a big-name shooty-shooty-bang-bang game making a strong debut and boosting Sony's hardware, while there's also a major release on 3DS. Yes, Call of Duty: Black Ops III takes top...

News: Chibi-Robo!: Zip Lash Endures Awful UK Launch as Mario Kart 7 Bundle Deals Drive It Up the Charts

Chibi-Robo!: Zip Lash Endures Awful UK Launch as Mario Kart 7 Bundle Deals Drive It Up the Charts

Other evergreen releases hold the fort

The UK chart results are out and, yes, Call of Duty: Black Ops III is easily number one. That's hardly surprising, but the overall Nintendo results have prompted us to raise our eyebrows. Let's get the bad news out of the way - Chibi-Robo!: Zip Lash appears to have tanked at launch in the UK. Not only is it...

News: The Legend of Zelda: Tri Force Heroes is Knocked Down by New Releases in Japan, Though 3DS Sales Stay Solid

The Legend of Zelda: Tri Force Heroes is Knocked Down by New Releases in Japan, Though 3DS Sales Stay Solid

Wii U sales stay in four figures

It's Media Create chart results time in Japan, and after a debut week at number one for The Legend of Zelda: Tri Force Heroes and plenty of Nintendo platform releases close behind, the latest results show new titles on rival platforms taking over the top spots. We already highlighted that Tri Force Heroes

News: Super Mario Maker Still Leads the Way for Nintendo in the UK as Tri Force Heroes Stumbles

Super Mario Maker Still Leads the Way for Nintendo in the UK as Tri Force Heroes Stumbles

Happy Home Designer leads for 3DS

The UK charts aren't always a happy home for Nintendo, though can give an indication of which titles have the strongest long-term momentum on Wii U and 3DS. This week's results, then, show which titles are finding an audience and others that are having a tougher time. The first Nintendo game in the all-format top...

News: The Legend of Zelda: Tri Force Heroes Launches at Number One in Japan, But With Sales a Long Way Behind Predecessors

The Legend of Zelda: Tri Force Heroes Launches at Number One in Japan, But With Sales a Long Way Behind Predecessors

Less than a quarter of Link Between Worlds launch sales

The Legend of Zelda: Tri Force Heroes has rolled out around the world, with the quirky spin-off bringing a multiplayer focus on the 3DS. It's with interest that we check out the latest Media Create results in Japan, then, to see whether it's hit it off with the portable's audience in Nintendo's...

News: The Legend of Zelda: Tri Force Heroes Misses Out on UK Top 10

The Legend of Zelda: Tri Force Heroes Misses Out on UK Top 10

Tri again next week

The latest UK chart results are out, with some new releases battling it out with long-established blockbusters. It's a mixed week from Nintendo's perspective, with some ever-green titles clinging on and a new release underperforming - arguably - a little. The Legend of Zelda: Tri Force Heroes has made its début in 11th place in...

News: 7th Dragon III Code: VFD Claims Japanese Number One Spot as Nintendo Maintains Momentum

7th Dragon III Code: VFD Claims Japanese Number One Spot as Nintendo Maintains Momentum

PS4 still leads hardware, though

The Media Create results are out in Japan, and this week is relatively low key overall, with a new SEGA RPG on 3DS arriving as the most successful newcomer. 7th Dragon III Code: VFD jumps up to number one spot in the software top 20, with Yo-Kai Watch Busters holding onto second place. In a chart dominated by...

News: Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer and Super Mario Maker Maintain Decent UK Sales

Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer and Super Mario Maker Maintain Decent UK Sales

Mario Kart 8 sneaks back onto the grid

The latest UK chart results are in and they represent a couple of things from our perspective - there are various new releases on other systems that are only modest hits, and Nintendo's two standard bearers (one each for Wii U and 3DS) are showing reasonable momentum. First of all, Animal Crossing: Happy...

News: Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer and Super Mario Maker Continue Solid UK Form

Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer and Super Mario Maker Continue Solid UK Form

Happy Home Designer holds top 10 place

The UK chart results have been updated for another week and bring a decent outcome for Nintendo; despite a small number of new arrivals on other platforms the current mainstays on Wii U and 3DS are holding good positions. For starters Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer has enjoyed a strong second week in...

News: PS4 and Sony Enjoy Dominant Week in Japan With Price Cut and New Releases

PS4 and Sony Enjoy Dominant Week in Japan With Price Cut and New Releases

Price cuts can help, Nintendo

The Media Create chart results are in for Japan, and after a number of weeks with Nintendo's systems and exclusive games leading the way there's a change in momentum. In the software top 20 the shift has come through a range of new releases, with the top 5 consisting of three games across three separate Sony platforms...

News: Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer Makes Top 10 Chart Debut in UK

Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer Makes Top 10 Chart Debut in UK

Quite Pleased Home Designer

Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer has now rolled out around the world, attempting to charm all-comers and to tempt them into buying amiibo cards. The spin-off entry appears to have made a reasonable debut in the UK charts, too, following the fairly impressive sales numbers that have been developing in Japan. Happy...

News: Super Mario Maker Back on Top in Japan as 3DS and Wii U Sales Increase

Super Mario Maker Back on Top in Japan as 3DS and Wii U Sales Increase

Building blocks for success

The Japanese Media Create chart results are out once again, and despite an absence of major new releases this time around there's good news for Nintendo. New releases in Japan have been on Vita, PS4 and PS3, though none have shifted significant numbers. In fact Nintendo system exclusives occupy the top three places, with...

News: Pokémon Super Mystery Dungeon Tops Japanese Charts as Wii U Beats PS4

Pokémon Super Mystery Dungeon Tops Japanese Charts as Wii U Beats PS4

Super Mario Maker claims second place

The Media Create Japanese chart results have been later than normal this week, but the eventual outcome certainly has some positives for Nintendo. For starters, Pokémon Super Mystery Dungeon has claimed top spot in its début week, with the 3DS title sneaking past 150,000 sales. Super Mario Maker claims second...

News: Super Mario Maker Hangs Tough in UK Charts as Splatoon Finally Bows Out

Super Mario Maker Hangs Tough in UK Charts as Splatoon Finally Bows Out

Ink-splatting shooter squeezes into individual format top 40, though

Super Mario Maker had a strong start in its debut week in the UK charts, securing second place against some tough competition. It was a good early result for the Wii U exclusive, which is likely to remain a key title for the system in the remainder of 2015. Its second week has,...

News: Super Mario Maker Makes Strong Début in UK Charts

Super Mario Maker Makes Strong Début in UK Charts

Splatoon also enjoys an improved placing

Super Mario Maker's launch on 11th September was one of the most notable Wii U arrivals of the year, and early tangible sales results have come through in the UK. The Wii U exclusive has naturally had a big challenge in overcoming major multi-platform releases on multiple systems, but has nevertheless started...