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CastMember1991



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PostPosted: Wed Feb 08, 2012 9:33 pm Reply with quote
Interesting.
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Xanas



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PostPosted: Wed Feb 08, 2012 9:44 pm Reply with quote
How long until it gets slammed with some kind of C&D like prior Dragon Ball Z based mods? Well.. maybe not in this case as it's hard to imagine these mods being too popular but that really irritated me a few years ago.
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PostPosted: Wed Feb 08, 2012 9:45 pm Reply with quote
I'm not surprised by this, ever since Elder Scrolls: Oblivion popularity in Japan. Skyrim did sell well in Japan. There's been a lot of anime mod (and weird one) coming out of Japan. For Skyrim, Japanese modder did something like putting Lightning from FF13 in there. Even Miku Hatsune appear in Skyrim courtesy of a Japanese modder. I wonder if any Japanese modders put Kenshiro or Desert Punk in any of the Fallout games.
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PostPosted: Wed Feb 08, 2012 9:52 pm Reply with quote
mdo7 wrote:
I'm not surprised by this, ever since Elder Scrolls: Oblivion popularity in Japan. Skyrim did sell well in Japan. There's been a lot of anime mod (and weird one) coming out of Japan. For Skyrim, Japanese modder did something like putting Lightning from FF13 in there. Even Miku Hatsune appear in Skyrim courtesy of a Japanese modder. I wonder if any Japanese modders put Kenshiro or Desert Punk in any of the Fallout games.


Given the use of dub music and voice acting I imagine these mods are from the English Dragon Ball fandom. Wink
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PostPosted: Wed Feb 08, 2012 9:58 pm Reply with quote
Primus wrote:
mdo7 wrote:
I'm not surprised by this, ever since Elder Scrolls: Oblivion popularity in Japan. Skyrim did sell well in Japan. There's been a lot of anime mod (and weird one) coming out of Japan. For Skyrim, Japanese modder did something like putting Lightning from FF13 in there. Even Miku Hatsune appear in Skyrim courtesy of a Japanese modder. I wonder if any Japanese modders put Kenshiro or Desert Punk in any of the Fallout games.


Given the use of dub music and voice acting I imagine these mods are from the English Dragon Ball fandom. Wink


Well I found out after my last post. when I saw anime mod and Elder Scrolls, I assume Japanese mod. Well you're right, this mod is not made in Japan. Embarassed

Oh well, I thought I like to point out about Japanese mod for Elder Scrolls series.
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PostPosted: Wed Feb 08, 2012 10:13 pm Reply with quote
And I wouldn't really say Oblivion/Skyrim did well in Japan either, they had pretty low sales all things considered. Especially for a 'big name' Western property.
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PostPosted: Wed Feb 08, 2012 10:21 pm Reply with quote
I used to be a mighty Z Warrior, but then I took a ki blast to the knee.
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PostPosted: Wed Feb 08, 2012 11:04 pm Reply with quote
mdo7 wrote:
I'm not surprised by this, ever since Elder Scrolls: Oblivion popularity in Japan. Skyrim did sell well in Japan. There's been a lot of anime mod (and weird one) coming out of Japan. For Skyrim, Japanese modder did something like putting Lightning from FF13 in there. Even Miku Hatsune appear in Skyrim courtesy of a Japanese modder. I wonder if any Japanese modders put Kenshiro or Desert Punk in any of the Fallout games.


One of the big reasons i got skyrim for the pc is FOR those crazy hentai mods.

As for the article interesting mods and reminds me that i should get the creation kit so i can try and make that fairy tail style dragonslayer mod i was thinking of.
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PostPosted: Wed Feb 08, 2012 11:15 pm Reply with quote
TitanXL wrote:
And I wouldn't really say Oblivion/Skyrim did well in Japan either, they had pretty low sales all things considered. Especially for a 'big name' Western property.


75,865 unit sold on PS3 (and also the PS3 version was #4 when it first came out in Japan) + 37,037 on 360 for Skyrim on their first week isn't exactly a definition of failure. I've seen other western games that sold better in Japan like Uncharted 3 and Battlefield 3. Western games has also been losing a lot of stigma in Japan.
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PostPosted: Thu Feb 09, 2012 12:20 am Reply with quote
mdo7 wrote:
75,865 unit sold on PS3 (and also the PS3 version was #4 when it first came out in Japan) + 37,037 on 360 for Skyrim on their first week isn't exactly a definition of failure. I've seen other western games that sold better in Japan like Uncharted 3 and Battlefield 3. Western games has also been losing a lot of stigma in Japan.


The thing is first week sales don't mean much, and it's an easy way for sites to spin a point (hence why every movie has a commercial that says it's 'the #1 movie in America', spin enough numbers and you can say anything is #1 depending on how you present the facts). For example, Uncharted 3 sold 124,989 in it's first week, but it's second week was only 16,217. Then it's third was 6,273, and so on. To date it's only sold about 175,028 in Japan. Since other games are in the millions, that's why I say stuff like 70,000 units is 'pretty low sales all things considered. Saying it's 'popular' or 'sold well' is a bit inaccurate.
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PostPosted: Thu Feb 09, 2012 6:30 am Reply with quote
Here's data for everyone: Top 100 best-selling games in Japan for 2011.

Just taking PS3 game sales since that's the representative gamer console in Japan (handhelds aren't consoles and, like the Wii, disproportionately way more popular):

PS3 rank -- overall rank -- title -- publisher -- release date -- 2011 sales

01.) 005 [PS3] Final Fantasy XIII-2 (Square Enix) {2011-12-15} - 697.146
02.) 008 [PS3] Tales of Xillia (Bandai Namco) {2011-09-08} - 632.151
03.) 014 [PS3] Dynasty Warriors 7 (Koei Tecmo) {2011-03-10} - 470.773
04.) 017 [PS3] Mobile Suit Gundam: Extreme Vs. (Bandai Namco) {2011-12-01} - 432.391
05.) 020 [PS3] Yakuza: Dead Souls (SEGA) {2011-06-09} - 409.949
06.) 021 [PS3] Pro Evolution Soccer 2012 (Konami) {2011-10-06} - 405.757
07.) 022 [PS3] Monster Hunter Freedom 3 HD Ver. (Capcom) {2011-08-25} - 404.501
08.) 031 [PS3] Dark Souls (From Software) {2011-09-22} - 334.302
09.) 032 [PS3] Samurai Warriors 3 Z (Koei Tecmo) {2011-02-10} - 328.716
10.) 039 [PS3] Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 – Subtitled Edition (Square Enix) {2011-11-17} - 258.215
11.) 049 [PS3] Jikkyou Powerful Pro Baseball 2011 (Konami) {2011-07-14} - 219.811
12.) 054 [PS3] Warriors Orochi 2 (Koei Tecmo) {2011-12-22} - 210.553
13.) 055 [PS3] Catherine (Atlus) {2011-02-17} - 206.557
14.) 063 [PS3] Pro Baseball Spirits 2011 (Konami) {2011-04-14} - 175.066
15.) 066 [PS3] Battlefield 3 (Electronic Arts) {2011-11-02} - 167.379
16.) 067 [PS3] Ace Combat: Assault Horizon (Bandai Namco) {2011-10-13} - 165.127
17.) 068 [PS3] Gekijouban Macross F: Sayonara no Tsubasa – Hybrid Pack (Bandai Namco) {2011-10-20} - 164.578
18.) 069 [PS3] Uncharted 3: Drake’s Deception (SCE) {2011-11-02} - 164.266
19.) 075 [PS3] Sengoku Basara: Samurai Heroes – Utage (Capcom) {2011-11-10} - 153.056
20.) 080 [PS3] Resident Evil: Revival Selection (Capcom) {2011-09-08} - 139.198
21.) 084 [PS3] Atelier Meruru: The Apprentice of Arland (Gust) {2011-06-23} - 137.764
22.) 088 [PS3] Dynasty Warriors 7: Xtreme Legends (Koei Tecmo) {2011-09-29} - 134.350
23.) 089 [PS3] Way of the Samurai 4 (Spike) {2011-03-03} - 133.709
24.) 096 [PS3] Disgaea 4: A Promise Unforgotten (Nippon Ichi Software) {2011-02-24} - 129.031
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PostPosted: Thu Feb 09, 2012 11:27 am Reply with quote
The King of Harts wrote:
I used to be a mighty Z Warrior, but then I took a ki blast to the knee.


DAMN it, somebody beat me to it!
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PostPosted: Thu Feb 09, 2012 3:50 pm Reply with quote
I might have to download this mod at some point because that was pretty funny.
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PostPosted: Thu Feb 09, 2012 4:42 pm Reply with quote
TheBlackPaladin wrote:
The King of Harts wrote:
I used to be a mighty Z Warrior, but then I took a ki blast to the knee.


DAMN it, somebody beat me to it!


Well, Vegeta used to be a proud Saiyan until he took a Kaiohken to the ass?
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