Momotaro Dentetsu is Top Selling Nintendo Switch Game in Japan for 3rd Month

Momotaro Dentetsu is absolutely crushing it in Japan. This game in the series has officially remained on top as Japan’s highest selling Nintendo Switch title for the 3rd month now. Having released roughly nine weeks ago, the game still is…

Nintendo Switch was 87% of Japan’s console sales in 2020

It’s no secret that the Nintendo Switch has been selling gangbusters. During 2020, it was nearly impossible to find a Switch console on the shelf at a retail store and most online retailers were sold out as well. The situation…

July 2020 Nintendo Switch Games Physical Sales Numbers

A Numbers Game Today, the NPD Group has released the sales figures for the top 20 games of July 2020. Within the top six games, three of them are published by Nintendo. Please note, these numbers do not take the…

Paper Mario: The Origami King Has Most Launch Month Sales of The Series

It’s officially in folks, Paper Mario: The Origami King for Nintendo Switch was not only the 3rd best selling game overall for the month of July, but this new entry in the Paper Mario series has actually set a record…

Animal Crossing: New Horizons Becomes Japan’s Second Best Selling Game

Animal Crossing: New Horizons sales have been insane. The game has flown off shelves faster than anyone could have predicted, in part due to the current lock down and health crisis. Over 22 million copies of ACNH have been sold…

Nintendo’s Profits Increase By 5x With Animal Crossing Selling Over 22 Million Copies

This last Thursday, Nintendo reported that its quarterly profits have increased by over 5x which is in large part due to the massive success of Animal Crossing New Horizons. The coronavirus has both helped and hurt these sales figures. During…

Paper Mario Loses #1 Spot in Japan Game Sales to Ghost of Tsushima

The sales numbers are in! Paper Mario: The Origami King has now been suprassed by Ghost of Tsushima during its first week since launch. Ghost of Tsushima is a Playstation 4 exclusive game, which has taken the top sales spot…

eBaseball Powerful Pro 2020 Takes #1 Sales Spot from Animal Crossing

eBaseball Powerful Pro 2020 – while not exactly the kind of game title that rolls off the tongue, it has however been rolling off the shelves and into shopping carts. So much so, that it has now taken the #1…

The Wii & Switch are the only Nintendo consoles to sell more than their predecessor

The Nintendo Switch is on track to surpass the Nintendo Wii in lifetime sales. 101.63 million – that is the total number of Nintendo Wii consoles sold since the system’s release in 2006. Yes, that is an insane amount of…

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