Nintendo and Square Enix dominate top 100 games list in Japan

Do you suppose Breath Of The Wild is deserving of the primary spot? (pic: Nintendo)

A listing of Japan’s hottest video video games ever exhibits how a lot the nation loves the works of Nintendo and Sq. Enix.

Japanese tv community TV Asahi just lately aired a particular broadcast to disclose the 100 hottest console video video games within the nation. Greater than 50,000 individuals voted for his or her all-time favourites and, judging by the outcomes, Nintendo and Sq. Enix are the clear winners.

The outcomes, which have been shared and translated by Gematsu, see Nintendo and Square Enix games dominate the entire list.The top 10 alone includes two Final Fantasy games, two Dragon Quest games, Animal Crossing: New Horizons, and Super Smash Bros. Ultimate.

It was The Legend Of Zelda: Breath Of The Wild, however, that took the number one spot. Dragon Quest 5: Hand Of The Heavenly Bride and Final Fantasy 7 came second and third respectively.

What’s more, the Nintendo games within the top 10 are relatively recent, having all released for the Nintendo Switch. The one exception is Super Mario Bros. 3, which launched in 1988 in Japan (1991 in Europe) for the Nintendo Entertainment System, Nintendo’s first home console.

With so many Nintendo games on the list, Shigeru Miyamoto, the man responsible for creating multiple Nintendo franchises like Super Mario, The Legend Of Zelda, and Donkey Kong, shared a thank you message via the official Nintendo Twitter account.

Whereas the checklist largely consists of Japanese developed video games, a handful of Western ones managed to make the reduce. Indie darling Undertale got here in at quantity 13, with Minecraft barely squeezing into the highest 20.

Sucker Punch’s Ghost Of Tsushima additionally made the checklist, which is smart contemplating its reputation in Japan earned its creators official tourism ambassadorships of the particular metropolis of Tsushima.

Nevertheless, it solely got here 66th total, with Bloodborne, one other PlayStation unique, coming proper behind in 67th. Sadly for Microsoft, the checklist comprises no Xbox exclusives.

High ten hottest video video games in Japan

10. Tremendous Mario Bros. 3
9. Ultimate Fantasy X
8. Chrono Set off
7. Tremendous Smash Bros. Final
6. Dragon Quest 3: The Seeds Of Salvation
5. Splatoon 2
4. Animal Crossing: New Horizons
3. Ultimate Fantasy 7
2. Dragon Quest 5: Hand Of The Heavenly Bride
1. The Legend Of Zelda: Breath Of The Wild

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