Genshin Impact’s tornado bug is back

Genshin Impact’s tornado bug is back. The bug causes a character to blast across the sky at high speeds while rotating like a tornado.

NieR: Automata anime adaptation officially announced

Aniplex and Square Enix has officially announced that NieR: Automata is getting a TV anime adaptation.

JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: All Star Battle R to feature 50 characters from the manga series

Bandai Namco Entertainment has announced JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: All Star Battle R for PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, Nintendo Switch, and PC (Steam). It’s scheduled to release in early fall 2022.

Distortion2 finishes Elden Ring speedrun in 30 minutes

Speedrunner Distortion2 has broken his own Elden Ring speedrun record yet again, finishing the game in just 28 minutes and 59 seconds (in-game time).

Japanese doujin store DLsite lets you reveal your fetishes on Twitter

DLsite's avatar generator lets you generate your avatar according to the time and money you spent on DLsite, along with your favorite genre/fetish.

Steam’s latest survey results suggest an increase in Japanese users

Steam’s latest survey results suggest an increase in Japanese users. The percentage of Japanese users now ranks in at the number 8 spot.

Chrono Cross remaster performance issues has the original game’s art director perplexed

Chrono Cross: The Radical Dreamers Edition released just a few days ago to harsh criticism from players and and even has a staff member involved with the original game making candid remarks.

Monster Hunter Rise: Sunbreak’s file size is larger than the base game

Capcom has announced that there will be a title update for Monster Hunter Rise on June 30, coinciding with the launch of Monster Hunter Rise: Sunbreak expansion. It’ll be around 13GB in size, which is larger than the base game on the Nintendo Switch.

Kirby 64 fans are in love with that little Kirby chunk from the Super Cutter ability

The little sliver of Kirby that remains after using the Super Cutter ability in Kirby 64: The Crystal Shards appears to be quietly gaining popularity among fans. Kirby 64: The Crystal Shards will soon be offered to Nintendo Switch + Expansion Pack users on May 20.

Study Japanese in Shashingo, an upcoming game about exploring and taking pictures in a miniature town

Study Japanese in Shashingo, an upcoming game about exploring and taking pictures in a miniature town.

Sky: Children of the Light to get new Guide feature allowing experienced players to easily help beginners

Sky: Children of the Light to get new Guide feature allowing experienced players to easily help beginners.

Movement to give Tifa from FFVII a short haircut gathers steam

Movement to give Tifa from FFVII a short haircut gathers steam with Twitter hashtag #TifaShortHair.

Newly teased game from Sega aims to capture the non-linear, player-driven experience of TRPGs

Newly teased game from Sega aims to capture the non-linear, player-driven experience of TRPGs. More information will be revealed at TGS2021 Online on October 1 (JST)

Arcade shoot ’em up Castle of Shikigami 2 is coming to PC/Nintendo Switch. Demo ver. out now on Steam

Arcade shoot ’em up Castle of Shikigami 2 is coming to PC/Nintendo Switch. Steam demo is available now.

PUI PUI MOLCAR Let’s! MOLCAR PARTY! will release on Dec.16 in Japan. A party game based on popular anime series

PUI PUI MOLCAR Let’s! MOLCAR PARTY! will release on Dec.16 in Japan. A party game based on popular anime series PUI PUI MOLCAR which aired this Jan. - Mar.

Maid Cafe at Electric Street announced: Maid cafe sim set in Japan-inspired town

Maid Cafe at Electric Street announced for Steam. It is a maid cafe sim set in Japan-inspired town. Steam page is now open.

Ransomware targeting Japanese Minecraft cheaters has been found, demanding just $17

Ransomware targeting Japanese Minecraft cheaters has been found. Disguising itself as a “list of stolen accounts” and demanding just 2,000 yen (around $17).

Naraka: Bladepoint sold 6 million copies. 30% off from Nov.10-17 UTC

Naraka: Bladepoint sold 6 million copies. 30% off from Nov.10-17 UTC. Naraka: Bladepoint’s new season, Cavalry, is set to start on November 10, introducing two new heroes including Yueshan.

Street Fighter V regional rivalry between North America and Europe heats up

Punk's remark heats up the Street Fighter V regional rivalry between North America and Europe that even has the attention of Capcom. Some Japanese players also want a piece of the action.

Smash Ultimate ver. 13.0.1 nerfs Min Min & Pyra/ Mythra, buffs Inkling, Bowser Jr, and more

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Version 13.0.1 nerfs Min Min & Pyra/ Mythra, buffs 20 fighters including Piranha Plant, Inkling, Bowser Jr, and Meta Knight. This is the final fighter adjustments for Smash Ultimate.

FFXIV Endwalker’s MGS homage “This is Thancred” has turned into a meme

FFXIV Endwalker’s MGS homage “This is Thancred” has turned into a meme. "This is Thancred" is a line from FFXIV Endwalker's “A Frosty Reception” quest.

Duel Princess is coming to Nintendo Switch on January 13

Duel Princess, a risqué deck building tower-defense game, is coming to Nintendo Switch on January 13. Steam release is also planned. In Duel Princess, a ceremony called “Punishment” must be performed to steal away crests from the defeated princesses.

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