A look at every boxed game that sold over 1 million copies in the UK
New data from UKIE has revealed the full listing of games that have sold over 1 million boxed copies in the UK. Digital isn’t included here, and results were determined based on sales accomplished on an individual platform. Any title that met the mark when combining sales across multiple platforms did not make the cut.
Many Nintendo games from the Wii / DS era made the list. That includes Mario Kart Wii, New Super Mario Bros., Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games, and more.
Video: “Inside Chocobo’s Mystery Dungeon Every Buddy”
Square Enix is back with its latest “Inside Final Fantasy” video series, this time focusing on Chocobo’s Mystery Dungeon Every Buddy. In the video below, executive producer Shinji Hashimoto and character designer Toshiyuki Itahana take a look at some of the secrets and anecdotes from the development of the game.
Ace Attorney creator on making the characters, music, and more
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We’ve translated the last portion of Famitsu’s interviews with Ace Attorney creator Shu Takumi. This time around, Takumi delves into the different characters, such as how he came up with Godot. He touches on other topics as well such as the iconic music.
Ace Attorney creator on initial prototype and nearly suspending development, Maya and Mia’s origins, more
Famitsu recently published a couple of interviews with Shu Takumi, the creator of Ace Attorney. In case you missed it, we posted the first part here. We’ve also been working on a translation of the second interview, which was much larger in scope. Due to the length, we’ll be posting it in two parts.
Below, you can read up even further on the creation of the Ace Attorney series. Takumi talks about what the first game’s prototype was like and the team initially thought that development could have been suspended, how Maya and Mia got their roles, and more. You can read our latest translation below, but if you haven’t played the series, you may want to pass on it for now due to some light spoilers.
Ace Attorney creator on the making of the original game and more
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Famitsu recently published interviews with Ace Attorney creator Shu Takumi in back-to-back issues. We have a translation of the first part ready now.
During the discussion, Takumi had quite a bit to say about the original game’s origins. He touched on the Japanese name, how it was initially targeted for the Game Boy Color, and more.
Here’s our full translation:
7th Dragon director interested in a remake of the first game, brand new title
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This past week, 7th Dragon celebrated its tenth anniversary. Director Kazuya Ninou reflected on the occasion as well as his interest in continuing the series.
Ninou is open to a couple of things. He’d love to remake the first 7th Dragon game as well as create an entirely new title. In fact, he already has everything planned for what the new entry could be.
7th Dragon was made by the now-defunct developer Imageepoch. However, that may not actually be too much of a roadblock. Criminal Girls, another one of Imageepoch’s IPs, has already made a comeback, so Ninou is hoping something similar could happen with 7th Dragon.
Video: A look at Climax Studios’ unreleased Diddy Kong Racing DS tech demo
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Rare ended up creating a new version of Diddy Kong Racing for the DS back in 2007. What we didn’t know until this week is that another studio toyed around with the same game on Nintendo’s portable, albeit on a much smaller scale.
PtoPOnline unearthed a tech demo from Climax Studios that predates the launch of the DS by several months. We’re not sure if the company ever intended to pitch its own Diddy Kong Racing game, though it’s still pretty interesting to see. Note that Climax’s prototype and Rare’s final release on DS were completely unrelated.
Video: Mario & Luigi: Bowser’s Inside Story 3DS vs. DS comparison
Mario & Luigi: Bowser’s Inside Story has returned on 3DS with a new remake. For a look at how it stacks up to the DS original, check out the comparison below.
NPD: Best-selling exclusive games in the United States since 1995
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NPD’s Mat Piscatella is back at it again with more classic data. This time around, we have a look at the top ten best-selling games in the United States since 1995 that were exclusive.
Amazingly enough, Nintendo holds the entire top ten. Wii generated the most hits for Nintendo, including Wii Fit at #5. In fact, the entire top five is comprised of Wii titles. New Super Mario Bros. and Mario Kart have to representatives each while the lone N64 game is Super Mario 64.
Square Enix store hosting “Back to School Sale”
As the summer draws to a close, Square Enix is hosting a new “Back to School Sale” on its official store. Games for Switch, 3DS, DS, and Wii U have been discounted. This includes a significantly lower price on Lost Sphear.
Here’s the full lineup of discounts: