Tales of series producer apologizes for comments about Tales of Zestiria

Tales of series producer apologizes for comments about Tales of Zestiria, which inadvertently sounded like he was saying Zestiria was responsible for the start of the series' crisis.

GOODBYE WORLD, a game about two game developers, announced for Steam

GOODBYE WORLD, a narrative adventure game about two game developers, is coming to Steam. GOODBYE WORLD is being developed by Japanese solo game developer Yo Fujii.

Nintendo Switch’s AAA Clock Deluxe Edition comes with Squid Game inspired clock design [UPDATE]

Nintendo Switch’s AAA Clock Deluxe Edition comes with Squid Game inspired clock design. AAA Clock is currently one of the most played software on the Nintendo Switch in the US.

Masayuki Uemura, the creator of NES, has passed away at age 78

Masayuki Uemura, the creator of NES, has passed away at age 78. Uemura worked at Nintendo from 1971 to 2004 and was in charge of the development of video game consoles such as NES and Super NES.

Ace Attorney characters recruited to teach Japan’s youth the dangers of marijuana

Ace Attorney characters recruited to teach Japan’s youth the dangers of marijuana as part of Capcom's cooperation with the local police enforcement in Osaka.

An unofficial Super Smash Bros. Ultimate database uses machine learning to make tier lists

Unofficial Super Smash Bros. Ultimate database Shiratsuki-theory uses machine learning to make tier lists. Shiratsuki-theory is constructed using data from a number of sources and aggregated using machine learning.

Japan Metaverse Association has been established to promote NFT, and the initial receptions are quite negative

Japan Metaverse Association has been established to promote NFT, and the initial receptions are quite negative. How they view NFT/blockchain tech as an essential part of the metaverse, rubbed people the wrong way.

Pokémon BDSP sold over 6 million units during its launch week. On par with Pokémon Sword and Shield’s first-week sales

Pokémon BDSP sold over 6 million units during its launch week, which is on par with Pokémon Sword and Shield's launch week sales.

Shin Megami Tensei V makes use the “Kawaii Physics” plugin for protagonist’s hair

Shin Megami Tensei V uses the "Kawaii Physics" plugin for its protagonist's hair. The Kawaii Physics is a plugin developed as a hobby project by an Epic Games Japan support engineer to handle swaying movements.

A-Train: All Aboard! Tourism is now available on Steam

A-Train: All Aboard! Tourism is now available on Steam. This PC port includes new features, gameplay scenarios, and graphical options.

Nintendo Switch network services were down due to AWS outage [Update: outage resolved]

[Update: outage resolved] Nintendo Switch network services were down due to Amazon Web Services (AWS) outage. The AWS outage affected other services and games including Valorant, Dead by Daylight, and PUBG as well.

Genshin Impact players are beating up cute canines with insanely high HP

Genshin Impact’s Canine Bunshin has an incredibly high HP, prompting players to try to beat it. This cute canine can be found in the “Bantan Sango Case Files: The Warrior Dog" event.

BlazBlue Centralfiction Steam player count reached an all-time high after the rollback netcode test began

BlazBlue Centralfiction Steam player count reached an all-time high after the rollback netcode test began. The Rollback Public Test is currently taking place in order to test out the implementation of rollback netcode.

Visual novel A YEAR OF SPRINGS is getting a console release on December 10

Visual novel A YEAR OF SPRINGS is getting a console release on December 10. A YEAR OF SPRINGS is a collection of short stories that explore LGBT+ subject matter.

Dog sledding adventure Arctico will officially release in February 2022

Dog sledding adventure Arctico, formally known as Eternal Winter, will officially release in February of 2022. Arctico is currently in Steam Early Access.

Pokémon BDSP players are holding random online battles through unified password

Pokémon BDSP players are holding random online battles with a specific ruleset through a unified password (6350 4649). Pokémon BDSP doesn’t have official random online matchmaking.

BlazBlue Centralfiction and BlazBlue: Cross Tag Battle to support rollback netcode in 2022

BlazBlue Centralfiction and BlazBlue: Cross Tag Battle to support rollback netcode in 2022. The “Rollback Public Test” for BBCF will begin on Steam December 6. It will be open to all owners of the Steam version.

Yakuza’s Baka Mitai sung by students in Sweden. Sega and Kiryu’s voice actor react

Yakuza’s Baka Mitai (aka Dame Da Ne) sung by students in Sweden, surprising a Japanese teacher working there. Sega and Kiryu’s voice actor reacted to the video as well.

KaraCreate, a Japanese-style voxel & pixel art RPG, is coming to Steam

KaraCreate, a Japanese-style voxel & pixel art RPG, is coming to Steam. Create and battle soul infused mechanical creatures called Karakuri.

FFXIV: Endwalker’s release brings increased traffic to spoiler blocking service in Japan

FFXIV: Endwalker’s release brings increased traffic to Japanese spoiler blocking service fusetter, a service that lets users post symbols in place of characters and longer bits of text into Twitter.

Metal Max Wild West spin-off Metal Dogs to release on PS4/Switch April 2022 in Japan

Metal Max Wild West spin-off roguelite game Metal Dogs to release on PS4/Switch April 2022 in Japan. The overseas release plan is yet to be determined.

Rainbow Six Siege’s Coastline map contains a “Death Spot” that kills players if they stand on it

Rainbow Six Siege’s Coastline map contains a “Death Spot” that kills players if they stand on it during the preparation phase.

Socials

FollowersFollow
SubscribersSubscribe

INTERVIEWS/IMPRESSIONS

LATEST