Some European Playstation 4 retail boxes and actual console images has been posted on internet and Twitter confirming that the console has been manufactured in Japan. The term "Made in Japan" is clrealy printed on EU PS4 retail boxes and back of PS4 console.
Playstation 4 arrived last week in North America and all those consoles were manufactured at Hangfujin Yantai factory in China. But now it looks like European Consumers will get a superior quality made in Japan PS4 consoles.
Konami has jsut announced a Special Edition of Metal Gear Rising for Japan . The complete re-release of Metal Gear Rising will be out in Japan on December 5. It will be available for 2480yen both at retail and on PSN.
As per the details revealed by Konami, Metal Gear Rising Special Edition will feature the original game as well as all the DLC released thus far - the 3 DLC packs (VR Missions, Jetstream, Bladewolf), and all 5 pre-order bonus Raiden armors (Cyborg Ninja, MGS4 Raiden, and the 3 color variants).
This special edition of Metal Gear Rising will be available only for Playstation 3 in Japan.
The position of Microsoft and Xbox products in Japan is known to each and everyone of us but still this doesn't stop Microsoft's Phil Spencenr from claiming that Xbox One will "Deliver Best Content" when it arrives in Japan.
In a recent interview to Tech website, Asahi Digital, Phil Spencer said: "We would like you to believe in our commitment to the Japanese market."
"When Xbox One will launch in Japan, we will deliver the best content."
This is really a massive promise from Microsoft side especially for a market like Japan. It will be really interesting to see whether Microsoft will deliver on this promise and how Japanese gamers will react?.
Sony Japan has finally revealed the price and release date details about their upcoming next-gen console Playstation 4. The console will hit Japanese retail shelves on February 22.
Sony also revealed that the special day one PS4 package in Japan will include Knack for free of cost. PS4 will carry a price tag of 41,979 YEN. PS4 bundle with camera will carry a price tag of 46,179 YEN.
Normally western games doesn't sell well in Japan, even hitting a 100K sales figure mark seems like a difficult task, but this is not the case with Naughty Dog's The Last of Us.
According to sales figure details revealed by Media Create, The Last of Us sold 117,465 copies in Japan during launch week. This means a total sell through of 88%, which is incredible for a western games.
The Last of Us is about Joel, a brutal survivor, and Ellie, a brave young teenage girl who is wise beyond her years, must work together if they hope to survive their journey across the US.
Gamers in Western Countries are pleading to Square Enix to localized Final Fantasy Type-0 for their region, but the publisher has shared not a single words on this because they might be of the opinion that the game will not perform well in western coutries.
A Twitter petition has been started by a group of fans associated with "Operation Suzaku Facebook Page" to convince Square Enix to release Final Fantasy Type-0 in western countries.
A post of Operation Suzaku Facebook Page reads, "Today is our Twitter day. In order to let Square Enix know we are still waiting for Final Fantasy Type-0, you are all invited to copy/paste the following message on your Twitter account:
Dear @1stPD_PR, @SQEX_Members_NA, @SQUARE_ENIX_EU and @PlayStation please localize #FinalFantasy #Type0 for the West, we have money!
Each and everyone one of you is needed!"
So if you want Final Fantasy Type-0 in North America and Europe, support this petition. Final Fantasy Type-0 was released a few years ago in Japan for the PSP.
The prestigious Japanese magazine Famitsu has revealed its list of 30 most wanted video games of 2013 in Japan. The top three games on the list is Monster Hunter 4, Dragon Quest VII and Shin Megami Tensei IV (all three are Nintendo 3DS exclusive games).
You can check out the entire list below.
Monster Hunter 4
Dragon Quest VII
Shin Megami Tensei IV
Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance
Luigi’s Mansion 2
Shin Sangoku Musou 7 [Dynasty Warriors 8]
Gyakuten Saiban 5 [Ace Attorney 5]
Grand Theft Auto V
Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure: All-Star Battle
Final Fantasy X HD
Final Fantasy Versus XIII
Summon Night 5
Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII
DmC Devil May Cry
God Eater 2
Tales of Hearts R
Senran Kagura: Shinovi Versus
Dragon Quest X
Hitokui no Owashi Trico [The Last Guardian]
The Last Remnant
Super Robot Taisen UX
Photo Kano Kiss
Kamisama to Unmei Kakumei no Paradox [The God and Fate Revolution Paradox]
Dragon’s Dogma: Dark Arisen
The Last of Us
Reiton-kyoju to Cho-Bunmei E no Isan [Professor Layton and the Azran Legacies]