For me the Japan case is more on the type of game than where it was made. So keeping DKC and similar cases doesn't really help you have a clear idea.
I though CoD, Fifa, TLOU and UC had decent sales over there.
duduspace11 "Well, since we are estimating costs, Pokemon Red/Blue did cost Nintendo about $50m to make back in 1996"
Mr Puggsly: "Hehe, I said good profit. You said big profit. Frankly, not losing money is what I meant by good. Don't get hung up on semantics"
Azzanation: "PS5 wouldn't sold out at launch without scalpers."