Translators in Japan discuss the importance of LQA in video games

Japanese game translator Yosei Muto recently took to Twitter to discuss the importance of LQA in the game development process. The series of tweets drew responses from game developers, translators, and others who are informed about the industry.

Resonance of the Ocean is a soothing game about answering back to echoes heard from across the ocean

Resonance of the Ocean is a short adventure game about answering back to echoes heard from across the ocean. It is set to launch on July 9 (JST).

Open world samurai game Rōnin Trail officially announced. Wander Edo-period Japan fighting to survive

Rōnin Trail is an open world adventure game where players take on the role of a samurai in Japan. The game takes place during Japan’s Edo-period where a masterless samurai, or rōnin, is left to wander the countryside searching for their purpose.

Surreal cult classic Japanese game Garage comes to Steam in July

Garage is a cult classic adventure game that was originally released for PC in 1999. The game takes place in a psychological world that is teeming with dilapidated wooden buildings, rusted metal, and sewage. The Steam version of Garage: Bad Dream Adventure will be completely uncensored.

Captain Tsubasa NFTs are being illegally sold, warns series creator

The official Twitter account for the soccer manga and anime Captain Tsubasa has notified fans that NFTs featuring art from the series are being illicitly sold. "All Captain Tsubasa related NFTs issued by FOOTBALL METAVERSE and MANGAVERSE are illegal. Rights regarding Captain Tsubasa are exclusively managed by TSUBASA Co., Ltd."

Rhythm Heaven creator Tsunku still hopes to make a new title

Artist and music producer Tsunku recently retweeted a fan request to release a Rhythm Heaven game on the Nintendo Switch, adding, “This!” Tsunku periodically expresses his love for the series and has once again shown that his passion hasn’t waned.

Treasure aims to announce new game in 2022, says they’re eagerly developing “that” highly requested title

Japanese game development studio Treasure welcomed their 30th anniversary and revealed that they are developing "'that' highly requested title" with the aim of announcing it this year.

Dark Souls: Masque of Vindication novel releases October 25

Kadokawa and Yen Press have announced that the novel Dark Souls: Masque of Vindication will receive a simultaneous Japanese and English release on October 25. The novel is written by American author Michael A. Stackpole.

Hironobu Sakaguchi is building a “Square Developer’s Office” within FFXIV that will contain messages from 60 staff members

Final Fantasy series creator Hironobu Sakaguchi is creating a “Square Developer’s Office” within FFXIV that will contain messages from 60 people who were involved with the series.

WWII Taiwan survival adventure game Raid on Taihoku gets a Steam demo

Written by. Nick Mosier based on the original Japanese article (original article's publication date: 2022-06-15 18:33 JST) Taiwanese game studio Mizo Games released a Steam...

Lollipop Chainsaw is making a comeback, according to the game’s producer

Head of Dragami Games Yoshimi Yasuda has revealed that Lollipop Chainsaw will be making a comeback. Lollipop Chainsaw is an action game that was released in 2012 for the PS3 and Xbox 360. It was directed by Goichi Suda, known for games such as the No More Heroes series.

Cardfight!! Vanguard Dear Days announced for Steam and Switch, features over 1,000 cards

Cardfight!!Vanguard Dear Days is a game based on the Cardfight!! Vanguard overDress anime which itself is based on the Cardfight!! Vanguard trading card game. It contains a brand-new story set in the world of Cardfight!! Vanguard overDress with characters from series creator Akira Ito’s original work taking part.

A game streaming guidelines database in Japan is gaining popularity among streamers and VTubers

In Japan, a database of games and their corresponding streaming guidelines has been gaining recognition among streamers and VTubers in Japan. The site is ultimately intended to be used as a reference and asks that users check the latest guidelines for themselves when deciding what to stream.

SCP: Secret Files lets you experience paranormal cases from the SCP Foundation

In SCP: Secret Files, players can experience a variety of paranormal phenomena by taking on the role of a researcher for the SCP Foundation. The newly released demo tells a story related to SCP-701.

Furry fighting game Mofu Mofu Sensen was developed by a single person using SmileBASIC

Mofu Mofu Sensen will be coming to the Nintendo Switch on June 16 (JST). Mofu Mofu Sensen is a furry fighting game being developed by a single person using SmileBASIC.

Elden Ring update adds a map marker for a certain crater to help players not get lost

Elden Ring's patch 1.05 includes hidden changes not mentioned in the patch notes. For example, the location of the Starfall Crater will now be clearly marked on the map, and the game even displays a message saying a marking was added.

Cutscene modification in Elden Ring grabs fans’ attention as they try to figure out what it could mean

It looks like the appearance of a certain boss in Elden Ring has been modified during a cutscene with the previous patch 1.04. Whether intentional or not, it’s grabbed fans’ attention as they try to figure out what it could mean.

Steam Next Fest June 2022 edition: Here are some demos that caught our eye

Valve kicked off their Steam Next Fest June 2022 edition on June 13. The event will last until June 20 (PDT) and offers players a chance to try tons of demos for upcoming games and livestreams from developers to check out. Here are some demos that caught our eye.

Brutal Japan brings fear to its present-day Japan setting

Brutal Japan is a survival horror game that takes place in present-day Japan. It’s an episodic game made up of around three different stories, with the first episode being playable when the game enters Early Access.

Bunny collecting game Usagi Shima takes inspiration from Japan’s “Rabbit Island”

Usagi Shima is a bunny collecting game where players manage an uninhabited island and try to gather cute and cuddly visitors. If you’re looking for something wholesome and heartwarming, interacting with these adorable bunnies may be just what you need.

New details about the hololive sandbox game Holoearth have been revealed

Holoearth is a sandbox game based on hololive and a part of Cover’s ongoing Hololive Alternative project. Holoearth is the setting of this alternate world for Hololive Alternative and was conceptualized as a metaverse project. The game Holoearth is a part of this project.

Did Melania learn her kick from Sekiro’s Senpou Temple monks? The inherited animations of Elden Ring

Elden Ring’s Melania looks to have a kick attack that appeared in Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice. A recent video that popped up online comparing the kicks has been gathering attention, but it’s not the only move in Elden Ring that has roots in past titles.