NE: "It’s time for the latest Famitsu’s most wanted games chart! Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate, Persona 5, Final Fantasy XV, Pokemon Omega Ruby/Alpha Sapphire, and Tales of Zestiria are the new top five."
6 PS3 and PS4 games in top 10 2. [PS3] Persona 5 – 639 votes 3. [PS4] Final Fantasy XV – 480 votes 5. [PS3] Tales of Zestiria – 411 votes 8. [PS4] The Evil Within – 299 votes 9. [PS4] Dragon Quest Heroes – 286 votes 10. [PS4] Kingdom Hearts III – 279 votes
The 4 PS4 games on top list is a surprise for me. It's a console with few sales in Japan till today.
These surveys mean very little. Hyrule warriors was above mariokart on these lists.
As far as I can tell, not a single game on that list is made outside Japan. Fascinating. Why is it that the japanese gamers don't play western games the same way western gamers play japanese games?
Because most games made in the west are shooters and are catered to us. Japanese gamers aren't really fans of that. Games that do come to the west from japan, don't really have that many japanese references in them like they did in the PS1/PS2 (unless they were removed) and can appeal to a wide variety of people since they are just really great games. The river kinda of flows both ways here. Japanese dislike western games to an extent, and viceversa.
This is more an insight into the readers of Famitsu who fill in these surveys. It has only minor consequence to sales. Destiny barely made these lists but sold more than Hyrule warriors which was the first or second top game before it released. Take the lists with a huge grain of salt.
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