Yakuza bombs massively in Japan. Less than 2000 sold in first week.

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2 years ago#1
http://www.cubed3.com/news/19390/1/yakuza-1-and-2-hd-flops-hard-in-japan-on-wii-u.html

Wii U version of Yakuza 1&2 HD didn't even make it into the top 50 in its week of release. Is this the biggest Wii U game flop yet?
2 years ago#2
Maybe. It's a port of a port of two PS2 games. It's kind of justified. SEGA didn't even expect the game to sell well.
2 years ago#3
newsflash devs - people are sick of ports. WE WANT NEW ****ING GAMES
2 years ago#4
And are you really surprised by this?

They should have ported and bundled Yakuza 3 & 4 instead, or at the same time, kind of hard to get excited over ported PS2 game with nothing but texture updates.
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2 years ago#5
DeathSoul2000 posted...
newsflash devs - people are sick of ports. WE WANT NEW ****ING GAMES


Yeah! Like Mario Kart 8 and Super Mario 3D World and Wind Waker HD!
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2 years ago#6
Old. Very old.
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2 years ago#7
"Flop" suggests there was an expectation of success.

So no, Yakuza 1&2 HD didn't "flop". It sold like crap because there was 0 reason to buy it.
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2 years ago#8
I thought by the topic title that the Yakuza had bombed Japan. I was wondering why you were posting about that on Wii U forum.
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2 years ago#9
Three_Million posted...
DeathSoul2000 posted...
newsflash devs - people are sick of ports. WE WANT NEW ****ING GAMES


Yeah! Like Mario Kart 8 and Super Mario 3D World and Wind Waker HD!


I'm thinking more like wonderful 101 and shin megami tensei x fire emblem
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2 years ago#10
Three_Million posted...
DeathSoul2000 posted...
newsflash devs - people are sick of ports. WE WANT NEW ****ING GAMES


Yeah! Like Mario Kart 8 and Super Mario 3D World and Wind Waker HD!


Two of those are new and ones is built from the ground up based off an old game. Your attempt is badly formed.
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