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This week’s Famitsu review scores are as follows:

It’s time for the latest Famitsu’s most wanted games chart. Animal Crossing: New Horizons holds on strong at #2 this week while Rune Factory 5 enters the top ten.

Head past the break for the full chart. All votes were cast between January 30 and February 5.

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

Software Sales (followed by lifetime sales)

  1. [PS4] Granblue Fantasy: Versus (Limited Edition Included) (Cygames, 02/06/20) – 86,248 (New)
  2. [NSW] Ring Fit Adventure (Nintendo, 10/18/19) – 23,149 (675,906)
  3. [NSW] Pokemon Sword / Shield (The Pokemon Company, 11/15/19) – 23,114 (3,402,851)
  4. [PS4] Yakuza: Like a Dragon (Sega, 01/17/20) – 10,589 (228,459)
  5. [NSW] Dr. Kawashima’s Brain Training for Nintendo Switch (Nintendo, 12/27/19) – 9,650 (142,181)
  6. [NSW] Super Smash Bros. Ultimate (Nintendo, 12/07/18) – 9,336 (3,552,657)
  7. [NSW] Minecraft: Nintendo Switch Edition (Bundle Version Included) (Microsoft, 06/21/18) – 9,063 (1,252,623)
  8. [NSW] Mario Kart 8 Deluxe (Nintendo, 04/28/17) – 8,911 (2,765,403)
  9. [PS4] Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot (Bandai Namco, 01/17/20) – 7,860 (136,932)
  10. [NSW] Super Mario Party (Nintendo, 10/05/18) – 6,132 (1,336,277)

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, Animal Crossing remains at #2.

Head past the break for the full chart. All votes were cast between January 23 and January 29.

In this week’s issue of Famitsu, Super Smash Bros. Ultimate director Masahiro Sakurai wrote up his latest column in the Japanese magazine. Many of his pieces as of late haven’t been related to the Switch game, but seeing as Byleth has now been added, he felt he should publish a few words on the character’s creation.

We published a brief summary of Sakurai’s column a few days ago. Now, however, we have a full translation – which does include some quick mentions of Smash Bros. having too many Fire Emblem characters and sword-users.

Here’s the full piece:

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

1. [NSW] Ring Fit Adventure (Nintendo, 10/18/19) – 30,111 (652,757)
2. [NSW] Pokemon Sword / Shield (The Pokemon Company, 11/15/19) – 29,429 (3,379,737)
3. [PS4] Yakuza: Like a Dragon (Sega, 01/17/20) – 21,158 (217,870)
4. [PS4] Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot (Bandai Namco, 01/17/20) – 13,866 (129,072)
5. [NSW] Dr. Kawashima’s Brain Training for Nintendo Switch (Nintendo, 12/27/19) – 11,958 (132,531)
6. [NSW] Super Smash Bros. Ultimate (Nintendo, 12/07/18) – 10,592 (3,543,321)
7. [NSW] Minecraft: Nintendo Switch Edition (Bundle Version Included) (Microsoft, 06/21/18) – 10,067 (1,243,560)
8. [NSW] Mario Kart 8 Deluxe (Nintendo, 04/28/17) – 9,810 (2,756,492)
9. [NSW] Super Mario Party (Nintendo, 10/05/18) – 5,781 (1,330,145)
10. [NSW] Splatoon 2 (Bundle Version Included) (Nintendo, 07/21/17) – 5,640 (3,306,848)

The latest Japanese hardware sales from Famitsu are as follows:

This week’s Famitsu review scores are as follows: