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The Famitsu Award 2018 ceremony was held tonight in Japan, and it was filled with plenty of Nintendo-related winners. The big news is that Super Smash Bros. Ultimate won Game of the Year alongside Monster Hunter: World. Masahiro Sakurai, who directed the game, also secured an “MVP” award.

Here’s the full lineup of winners:

This week’s expanded Japanese software sales are as follows:

01./00. [NSW] Yoshi’s Crafted World (Nintendo) {2019.03.29} (¥5.980) – 53.000 / NEW
02./01. [PS4] Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice (From Software) {2019.03.22} (¥7.600) – 45.000 / 202.000 (-71%)
03./07. [NSW] Super Smash Bros. Ultimate # (Nintendo) {2018.12.07} (¥7.200) – 20.000 / 2.994.000 (-5%)
04./08. [NSW] New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe (Nintendo) {2019.01.11} (¥5.980) – 17.000 / 551.000 (-5%)
05./00. [PS4] Winning Post 9 (Koei Tecmo) {2019.03.28} (¥8.800) – 13.000 / NEW
06./12. [NSW] Mario Kart 8 Deluxe (Nintendo) {2017.04.28} (¥5.980) – 13.000 / 2.203.000 (+4%)
07./16. [NSW] Minecraft # (Microsoft Game Studios) {2018.06.21} (¥3.600) – 10.000 / 660.000 (+9%)
08./02. [PS4] Super Robot Wars T # (Bandai Namco Games) {2019.03.20} (¥8.600) – 10.000 / 98.000 (-89%)
09./14. [NSW] Pokemon: Let’s Go, Pikachu! / Let’s Go, Eevee! # (Pokemon Co.) {2018.11.16} (¥5.980) – 10.000 / 1.557.000 (-7%)
10./15. [NSW] Super Mario Party # (Nintendo) {2018.10.05} (¥5.980) – 10.000 / 1.074.000 (+8%)

The latest Japanese hardware sales from Famitsu are as follows:

This week’s Famitsu review scores are as follows:

It’s time for the latest Famitsu’s most wanted games chart. This week, Dragon Quest XI S returns as the top Nintendo title, Pokemon Sword/Shield is in the top five, and Astral Chain appears for the first time.

Head past the break for the full chart. All votes were cast between March 14 and March 19.

The latest issue of Famitsu has shared a listing of the top 30 best-selling games in Japan for the month of February 2019. You can check out the full results below, including debut sales for Final Fantasy IX on Switch.

This week’s Famitsu review scores are as follows:

It’s time for the latest Famitsu’s most wanted games chart. This week, Animal Crossing is back as the top Nintendo title while Super Mario Maker 2 appears for the first time.

Head past the break for the full chart. All votes were cast between March 7 and March 13.

This week’s Famitsu review scores are as follows:

It’s time for the latest Famitsu’s most wanted games chart. This week, Dragon Quest XI S moves up to #2, Fire Emblem: Three Houses enters the top five, and Pokemon Sword/Shield and Rune Factory 5 appear for the first time.

Head past the break for the full chart. All votes were cast between February 28 and March 6.