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UK software sales - week ending Jan. 13th, 2018


Check out platform-specific sales charts here

Nintendo is still riding high from the holidays, with 3 titles hanging in the top 10. Nice to see Nintendo making a dent in Sony territory!

Amazon Japan - Pokemon Ultra Sun/Ultra Moon special promotion detailed

- available for Pokemon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon
- available from now until March 5, 2018
- those who purchase Pokemon Ultra Sun will receive a code to redeem Shiny Kyogre
- those who purchase Pokemon Ultra Moon will get a code for Shiny Groudon
- codes will be delivered via an Amazon email after the game is shipped
- codes can only be redeemed on a Japanese region copy of Pokemon Ultra Sun or Ultra Moon

Famitsu - review scores

10 Second Run Returns (Switch) – 7/8/7/7 [29/40]
Human Fall Flat (Switch) – 7/7/6/7 [27/40]
The Legend of Dark Witch: Chronicle 2D Act (3DS) – 7/8/7/7 [29/40]
The Legend of Dark Witch III: Wisdom and Lunacy (3DS) – 8/8/7/7 [30/40]

Pokemon Ultra Sun/Ultra Moon/Sun/Moon - Special Battle Season 8 details

Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon, Pokemon Sun and Moon - Special Battle Season 8

- runs from January 23rd to March 12th 2018 and runs on Sun & Moon and Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon
- rankings are separate from each other
- use of all Pokémon within the new Alola Pokédex
- Battle type: Single Battle
- Pokémon Restrictions: National Pokédex. No more than 1 of Mewtwo, Mew, Lugia, Ho-Oh, Celebi, Kyogre, Groudon, Rayquaza, Jirachi, Deoxys, Dialga, Palkia, Giratina, Phione, Manaphy, Darkrai, Shaymin, Arceus, Victini, Reshiram, Zekrom, Kyurem, Keldeo, Meloetta, Genesect, Xerneas, Yveltal, Zygarde, Diancie, Hoopa, Volcanion, Cosmog, Cosmoem, Solgaleo, Lunala, Necrozma, Magearna, and Marshadow
- other standard rules apply, including all set to Level 50 if above that, and you choose 3 Pokémon out of your 6, and you cannot have two Pokémon holding the same hold item
- battles have a 10 minute duration, with turns having a 60 second timer

Pokemon Shuffle - content update for Jan. 16th, 2018

- new stage featuring Mareanie that runs until January 30th 2018
- stage featuring Electrode, a Pokémon previously exclusive to Expert stages, which runs until January 23rd 2018
- Mega Salamence competitive stage that runs until January 23rd 2018
- Xurkitree, Palossand, Lycanroc & Thundurus Therian Forme stages have begun a repeat run

Couple sends out Pokemon-themed wedding invite


What do you do when you and your fiance are big Pokemon fans? You send out Pokemon-themed wedding invites, of course! If you're wondering what the bottom of the card says, you can get those details below.

Will you attend? Yes / No

Please tell us your name!

Please tell us your address and phone number!

Do you have any allergies? Yes / No

Do you want to take the bus? From where? Yes / No

Have a message? Write it here.

Nintendo Network - maintenance schedule for Jan. 15th, 16th, and 17th, 2018



You name it and Nintendo is working on it this week. Maintenance on Switch, 3DS, Wii U, and even a bit on mobile. We'll keep tabs on the schedule to see if anymore dates/times are added for this week.

Japanese software sales - Jan. 1st to 7th, 2018 (Top 50)

01./02. [NSW] Splatoon 2 # (Nintendo) {2017.07.21} (¥5.980) - 117.840 / 1.882.709 (+22%)
02./01. [NSW] Super Mario Odyssey # (Nintendo) {2017.10.27} (¥5.980) - 110.816 / 1.508.148 (+5%)
03./03. [NSW] Mario Kart 8 Deluxe (Nintendo) {2017.04.28} (¥5.980) - 82.806 / 1.215.599 (-5%)
04./04. [3DS] Pokemon Ultra Sun / Ultra Moon (Pokemon Co.) {2017.11.17} (¥4.980) - 69.355 / 1.477.015 (+12%)
05./05. [3DS] Mario Party: The Top 100 (Nintendo) {2017.12.28} (¥4.980) - 51.818 / 103.999 (-1%)
06./06. [3DS] Yo-kai Watch Busters 2: Hihou Legend Banbarayaa - Sword / Magnum (Level 5) {2017.12.16} (¥4.800) - 34.565 / 465.985 (-9%)
07./07. [NSW] The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild # (Nintendo) {2017.03.03} (¥6.980) - 31.761 / 802.811 (-4%)
08./10. [NSW] Arms (Nintendo) {2017.06.16} (¥5.980) - 25.374 / 339.328 (+54%)
09./08. [NSW] 1-2-Switch (Nintendo) {2017.03.03} (¥4.980) - 21.104 / 371.033 (-1%)
10./09. [PS4] Earth Defense Force 5 (D3Publisher) {2017.12.07} (¥7.800) - 19.948 / 201.414 (+21%)
11./15. [3DS] Kirby Battle Royale (Nintendo) {2017.11.30} (¥4.980) - 14.561 / 139.564 (+50%)
12./14. [PS4] Call of Duty: WWII # (Sony Interactive Entertainment) {2017.11.03} (¥7.900) - 13.305 / 362.009 (+31%)
13./17. [3DS] Animal Crossing: New Leaf - Welcome amiibo (Nintendo) {2016.11.23} (¥2.700) - 13.208 / 357.703 (+66%)
14./11. [NSW] Pokken Tournament DX (Pokemon Co.) {2017.09.22} (¥5.980) - 12.553 / 204.038 (-8%)
15./12. [NSW] Xenoblade Chronicles 2 # (Nintendo) {2017.12.01} (¥7.980) - 11.483 / 168.200 (-10%)
16./21. [PSV] Minecraft: PlayStation Vita Edition # (Sony Computer Entertainment) {2015.03.19} (¥2.400) - 9.517 / 1.273.777
17./22. [NSW] Sumikko Gurashi: Sumikko Park e Youkoso (Nippon Columbia) {2017.12.07} (¥5.800) - 9.505 / 47.989
18./18. [NSW] Snipperclips Plus: Cut it Out, Together! (Nintendo) {2017.11.10} (¥3.280) - 9.290 / 43.909 (+26%)
19./16. [NSW] FIFA 18 (Electronic Arts) {2017.09.29} (¥5.800) - 8.915 / 71.698 (-2%)
20./25. [3DS] Style Savvy: Styling Star (Nintendo) {2017.11.02} (¥4.980) - 8.639 / 119.777 (+55%)
21./13. [PS4] Yakuza: Kiwami 2 # (Sega) {2017.12.07} (¥7.590)
22./20. [NSW] Dragon Ball: Xenoverse 2 for Nintendo Switch (Bandai Namco Games) {2017.09.07} (¥6.800)
23./24. [NSW] Monster Hunter Double Cross: Nintendo Switch Ver. # (Capcom) {2017.08.25} (¥5.800)
24./38. [3DS] Attack on Titan 2: Future Coordinates (Spike Chunsoft) {2017.11.30} (¥5.980)
25./30. [3DS] Mario Kart 7 (Nintendo) {2011.12.01} (¥4.571)
26./40. [3DS] Super Mario Maker for Nintendo 3DS (Nintendo) {2016.12.01} (¥4.700)
27./36. [PS4] Taiko no Tatsujin: Drum Session! # (Bandai Namco Games) {2017.10.26} (¥6.100)
28./48. [3DS] The Snack World: TreJarers (Level 5) {2017.08.10} (¥4.800)
29./27. [3DS] Pokemon Ultra Sun / Ultra Moon Veteran Trainer's Dual Pack {Pokemon Ultra Sun \ Pokemon Ultra Moon} (Pokemon Co.) {2017.11.17} (¥9.960)
30./35. [PS4] Gran Turismo Sport # (Sony Interactive Entertainment) {2017.10.19} (¥6.900)
31./23. [NSW] Super Bomberman R (Konami) {2017.03.03} (¥4.980)
32./31. [3DS] Sumikko Gurashi: Koko, Dokonan Desu? (Nippon Columbia) {2017.07.20} (¥4.800)
33./49. [3DS] Beyblade Burst: God (FuRyu) {2017.11.23} (¥5.980)
34./19. [NSW] One Piece: Pirate Warriors 3 - Deluxe Edition (Bandai Namco Games) {2017.12.21} (¥5.800)
35./29. [PS4] Winning Eleven 2018 (Konami) {2017.09.14} (¥7.600)
36./32. [PS4] Star Wars: Battlefront II # (Electronic Arts) {2017.11.17} (¥7.800)
37./44. [NSW] Puyo Puyo Tetris (Sega) {2017.03.03} (¥4.990)
38./42. [PS4] Ark: Survival Evolved (Spike Chunsoft) {2017.10.26} (¥6.800)
39./33. [3DS] Harvest Moon: Twin Villages+ (Marvelous) {2017.12.14} (¥3.980)
40./00. [PS4] Dragon Quest XI: Echoes of an Elusive Age # (Square Enix) {2017.07.29} (¥8.980)
41./00. [3DS] Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS (Nintendo) {2014.09.13} (¥5.200)
42./46. [PS4] Minecraft: PlayStation 4 Edition (Sony Computer Entertainment) {2015.12.03} (¥2.400)
43./00. [PS4] Resident Evil 7: biohazard - Gold Edition (Capcom) {2017.12.14} (¥4.990)
44./50. [PS4] Grand Theft Auto V [New Price Edition] (Take-Two Interactive Japan) {2015.10.08} (¥4.990)
45./00. [3DS] Dragon Quest XI: Echoes of an Elusive Age # (Square Enix) {2017.07.29} (¥5.980)
46./00. [3DS] Dragon Ball Heroes: Ultimate Mission X (Bandai Namco Games) {2017.04.27} (¥5.700)
47./47. [PS4] FIFA 18 # (Electronic Arts) {2017.09.29} (¥7.800)
48./28. [PS4] Okami HD # (Capcom) {2017.12.21} (¥2.990)
49./00. [3DS] Tomodachi Life [Nintendo Selects] (Nintendo) {2016.03.17} (¥2.700)
50./00. [PS4] Final Fantasy XV # (Square Enix) {2016.11.29} (¥8.800)