The new Media Create sales results are in, and Yakuza 6: The Song of Life has topped the video game sales chart in Japan its first week by selling a total of 218,168 copies. It’s a low sales number for the PlayStation 4 exclusive game if we compare it to previous entries in the series, but one has to note that console sales in Japan have been on the decline for a while now. Back in 2012, Yakuza 5 sold 356,757 copies in its first week on the PlayStation 3.
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Puyo Puyo Chronicle Update – New Characters!
SEGA published new character information and artwork for Puyo Puyo Chronicle earlier this week.
As their statement reveals, new characters become available in the second half of the main scenario for Puyo Puyo Chronicle. You have to wonder what sort of major plot change, if any, happens at the halfway point in the game! Anyway, the new character artwork pieces can be found below, along with some skill descriptions:
Puyo Puyo Chronicle Is Getting A Demo on November 22nd in Japan
This past weekend’s SEGA Fes. was a significant opportunity to showcase many of SEGA’s upcoming major titles. During the Puyo Puyo Chronicle stage event yesterday, the company confirmed the distribution of an online demo set to release tomorrow, November 22nd, in Japan.
Puyo Puyo Chronicle Gets 4 New Videos Showing “Skill Battle” Gameplay and Commercials
SEGA of Japan have posted 4 new videos for their upcoming Nintendo 3DS game Puyo Puyo Chronicle, an RPG based on the Puyo Puyo puzzle series. The first video shows off the Skill Battle system with a demo by the game’s producer Mizuki Hosoyamada, while the three other videos are commercials featuring Misako Uno and Chiaki Ito. Both are members of the Japanese pop group AAA. Gematsu has translated all the information on the Skill Battle system, so you may want to take a look at their article for more in-depth information!
Puyo Puyo Chronicle: Videos For Each of the 18 Different Game Modes
SEGA has uploaded short demo videos of each of the 18 rule modes for the upcoming 3DS title Puyo Puyo Chronicle. While we’ve read much about the RPG-styled main scenario of Puyo Puyo Chronicle, the game will still offer many options for the classic head-to-head Puyo Puyo fun, and in a variety of ways.
Watch the demo videos below! A short description accompanies each one. Be aware that certain modes have to be purchased within the game’s shop (not the eShop.) Additionally, check out the added preview and ruleset pages on SEGA’s website if you so desire.
SEGA Releases More Details on the Puyo Puyo Chronicle Anniversary Box
Sega has revealed more details for the “Puyo Puyo Chronicle Anniversary Box”, a limited edition release of their upcoming Nintendo 3DS game Puyo Puyo Chronicle, which celebrates the Puyo Puyo franchise’s 25th anniversary. Read on to find out what you can expect to find in the box!
Tokyo Game Show 2016 : New Puyo Puyo Chronicle Trailer Featuring Misako Uno and Chiaki Ito
Along with the game’s presentation at the Tokyo Game Show 2016, SEGA has released a new trailer for Puyo Puyo Chronicle which features Misako Uno and Chiaki Ito, both members of the Japanese pop group AAA. The trailer introduces the game’s story, and moves on to describe the RPG gameplay elements including navigating dungeons and acquiring items from treasure chests. It then moves on to describe the battle system, cooperative play and the 17 rules set from previous Puyo Puyo games that will also be included. You can view the trailer below!
SEGA’s Tokyo Game Show 2016 Stage Event Schedule
SEGA recently released their stage event plans for Tokyo Game Show 2016, which begins today in Japan. Gematsu translated the event descriptions for the many stage events that will be held this week.
In their announcement, SEGA posted streaming options for each day throughout September 15-18, including Niconico, YouTube, and AbemaTV. Incidentally, it seems that some of the stage events (including those that feature SEGA Hard Girls, Phantasy Star Online 2, Persona 5, and Puyo Puyo Chronicle) don’t allow photography from non-media attendees. Sad news if any of our readers are attending!
But of course, being able to attend Tokyo Game Show 2016 sounds like great fun as well. For those who are planning on enjoying the news from a distance, we’ve included the streaming links on YouTube below for each of the four days.
Puyo Puyo Chronicle Gets Extended Trailer Showing More of the Game’s Battle System
SEGA has uploaded an extended version of their earlier Puyo Puyo Chronicle trailer. The first half of the video is the same as before, but the latter half shows the game’s battle system in more detail/ After encountering enemies in the 3D world, the game transitions to the traditional Puyo Puyo gameplay, with the top screen showing the enemy and its health bar, and the bottom the Puyo Puyo puzzle screen and your party. As shown in the video, your characters can launch a special attack if you find yourself in trouble. The game offers 17 popular rule sets from previous games, including those from Tsu and Fever, and will also support player-vs-player battles.
SEGA Opens New Website for Its Tokyo Game Show 2016 Lineup, Featuring Yakuza 6, Valkyria: Azure Revolution, Puyo Puyo Chronicle and Persona 5
The next Tokyo Game Show will be taking place from September 15 to 18, and in preparation of the event SEGA have launched a new website detailing their lineup of games. At the moment, the websites lists Yakuza 6, Valkyria; Azure Revolution, Puyo Puyo Chronicle and Persona 5, all of which will be playable at the event.