Eternal Sonata No. 1 on Amazon Japan

The Xbox 360, to put it mildly, hasn't fared terribly well in Japan thus far. Routinely selling only a couple thousand units every week, the 360 needs a serious kick in the pants if Microsoft hopes to make even a modest dent in the Japanese market. For this reason, it's heartening to see an Xbox 360 game claw its way to the top of the Amazon Japan bestseller list. The game in question is the Namco Bandai RPG Eternal Sonata, known as Trusty Bell in Japan.

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toughNAME4750d ago (Edited 4750d ago )

this will sell many consoles

but ill give M$ kudos for the effort their putting into Japan

omansteveo4750d ago

Yeah who knows if it will move any systems but i'll be picking this one up i loved the demo.

BOOSTIN4750d ago

they need to be making these games to appeal to north americans. half of all the american sony fanboys are asian rpg lovers.

Odion4750d ago

i agree, it will prob have a short burst like Blue Dragon dide but sales for the game will prob be strong and it will most likely have a better reception in NA and Europe.

Lost Oddysey is their flagship KRPG so we'll see what that does

PS360WII4750d ago (Edited 4750d ago )

Hey, little by little. MS is stiring up the waters in Japan. Sure nothing special but they are making Japan look at the 360 as a gaming machine. I'm sure by the next generation of consoles Japan will look a little better at the xbox

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