Posts Tagged ‘japan’


Final Fantasy Explorers announced for 3DS, features 4-player co-op

Final Fantasy Explorers announced for 3DS, features 4-player co-op
News / Written by Tom Morrison / Jun 12, 2014 / 1 comment(s)

There have been many Final Fantasy spin-offs released over the years but curiously none of them have attempted to embrace…


Sony ending PSP shipments in Japan this month, upgrade scheme detailed

Sony ending PSP shipments in Japan this month, upgrade scheme detailed
News / Written by Tom Morrison / Jun 3, 2014 / 2 comment(s)

Sony has announced that it will put an end to PlayStation Portable shipments in Japan this month. The PSP made…


You’re Not Dreaming: Pushmo is finally coming to Wii U in June

You’re Not Dreaming: Pushmo is finally coming to Wii U in June
News / Written by Oliver Snyders / May 28, 2014 / 2 comment(s)

If you’ve never heard of Pushmo (aka Pullblox in Europe), then there’s a good chance you don’t own a 3DS,…


Yo-kai Watch limited edition 3DS XL launching alongside sequel in Japan

Yo-kai Watch limited edition 3DS XL launching alongside sequel in Japan
News / Written by Tom Morrison / May 20, 2014 / 0 comment(s)

Level-5′s 3DS exclusive Yo-kai Watch is a rare example of a game that had a slow start but steadily gained…


Hyrule Warriors on track for 2014 release in Japan

Hyrule Warriors on track for 2014 release in Japan
News / Written by Oliver Snyders / May 8, 2014 / 0 comment(s)

The reveal of Hyrule Warriors, an upcoming Tecmo Koei action game starring Zelda’s Link, was first revealed during a special…


Monday Musings: How the rise of digital distribution has affected Japanese game localisation

Monday Musings: How the rise of digital distribution has affected Japanese game localisation
Feature / Written by Tom Morrison / May 5, 2014 / 0 comment(s)

Welcome to the latest Monday Musings!


Console sales hit five-year low in Japan

Console sales hit five-year low in Japan
News / Written by Tom Morrison / Apr 29, 2014 / 0 comment(s)

Japanese sales tracker Media Create has revealed that console sales hit a five-year low in the country for the week…


Xbox One launch date revealed for Japan with massive list of development partners

Xbox One launch date revealed for Japan with massive list of development partners
News / Written by Oliver Snyders / Apr 23, 2014 / 2 comment(s)

Following the announcement earlier this year that the Xbox One will become available in South Africa, Japan, the Netherlands and…


Which “awesome Japanese studio” is working on a “unique” Xbox One exclusive?

Which “awesome Japanese studio” is working on a “unique” Xbox One exclusive?
News / Written by Oliver Snyders / Mar 24, 2014 / 3 comment(s)

Microsoft will continue to battle for the hearts and minds of Japanese gamers when the Xbox One becomes available in…


Persona Q: Shadow of the Labyrinth Limited Edition 3DS XL announced for Japan

Persona Q: Shadow of the Labyrinth Limited Edition 3DS XL announced for Japan
News / Written by Tom Morrison / Mar 14, 2014 / 0 comment(s)

Japanese gamers are frequently blessed with all sorts of limited edition 3DS XL designs and bundles, and the latest of…