Kingdom Hearts boosts 3DS in Japan while PS Vita flags

Handhelds continue to dominate the video game sales charts in Japan, and one handheld in particular. Driven by the release of a new exclusive title in Square Enix’s hit Kingdom Hearts series, the Nintendo 3DS had a very strong final week in March, leading the software and hardware sales charts by wide margins.

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20 video games that make Japanese players cry

Famitsu Weekly, the leading Japanese game magazine, recently ran a poll online to determine which games literally drove players to tears. The 20 most popular choices were as follows (thanks to Andriasang for formatting the list):

One game, any device: Hideo Kojima’s vision of a seamless gaming future

Hideo Kojima, who created the Metal Gear Solid game series, demonstrated the newest gaming feature from game maker Konami today: the ability to transfer save games between consoles and handheld gaming devices so you can continue your gaming experience on the fly. Kojima gave the demo at a pre-E3 event in San Francisco.