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  • Japan losing its taste for games consoles
  • Japan losing its taste for games consoles
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Japan losing its taste for games consoles

Japan has long been a country synonymous with gaming. Since Nintendo popularised video games in the 1980s and Sony pushed the market forward with its PlayStation consoles, Japan has been at the epicentre of gaming culture. But now its lust for video games appears to be mellowing.

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