Archive for July, 2007

Like Lazarus, our Xbox 360 rose from the grave, now it’s dead again

Tuesday, July 31st, 2007 Posted in Xbox 360 | No Comments »

Terrible news. The Japan Gaming Guide Xbox 360 passed away for the second time last week. Naturally we're pretty upset about this, but at least we've got our Wii for ... Read more..

How to Work in Japanese Game Development

Monday, July 30th, 2007 Posted in Japan | No Comments »

Want to work in the Japanese game development industry? So do lots of people. A game development job in Japan is something lots of people might want, but not many ... Read more..

Review – Appare! Gateball on Wii Virtual Console

Monday, July 30th, 2007 Posted in Wii | No Comments »

Sneaking onto the Wii Virtual Console last week was a game you probably won't be familiar with, based on a sport you might not have heard of. We try to ... Read more..

Japanese Hardware Sales: July 16th-22nd

Sunday, July 29th, 2007 Posted in Charts | No Comments »

The DS Lite continues to tower over the Japanese gaming landscape, like a big dual-screened tower. Sales for the DS are up over last week, most of the other top ... Read more..

Forever Blue – Trailer and Gameplay Video

Sunday, July 29th, 2007 Posted in Wii | 1 Comment »

Forever Blue/Endless Ocean comes out August 2nd in Japan. The diving game scored 35/40 in Famitsu and looks pretty exciting to us. Gametrailers have posted a gameplay video ... Read more..

Japanese Virtual Console – August

Saturday, July 28th, 2007 Posted in Wii | No Comments »

The Virtual Console schedule for August has just been announced. A few good games in here, Super Mario USA, Street Fighter 2 Turbo and Sonic the Hedgehog 3 are the ... Read more..

Solitary Island of Murderous Traps – new detective game for DS

Saturday, July 28th, 2007 Posted in DS | No Comments »

Here's some good news for DS adventure fans. Suspense novelist Nishimura Kyotaro is bringing a new detective game to the DS. The snappily titled Kyoto Atami, Solitary Island of Murderous ... Read more..

Sega bringing Doraemon to the Wii

Thursday, July 26th, 2007 Posted in Sega, Wii | 1 Comment »

The world's most popular robotic cat is about to make his Wii debut. Sega will be bringing Doraemon onto the Wii. The game is expected to be a minigame fest ... Read more..

Miyamoto answers Time’s 10 questions

Monday, July 23rd, 2007 Posted in Nintendo | No Comments »

Shigeru Miyamoto recently gave an interview to Time. The legendary game designer answered 10 fan submitted questions. Topics include a Zelda movie, the relationship between casual and hardcore gaming and ... Read more..

One Piece brings piracy and fighting to your DS screen

Monday, July 23rd, 2007 Posted in DS | No Comments »

August 30th sees the release of One Piece: Gear Spirit for Nintendo DS. Based on the hugely popular pirate animé, the fighting game will let you play as all your favourite ... Read more..