Archive for January, 2009

Virtual Console Releases for February

Saturday, January 31st, 2009 Posted in Japan, Wii | No Comments »

Here's this month's line up: Famicom (500 points) Formation Z Double Dragon Super Famicom (800 points) Tactics Ogre Master System (500 points) Alex Kidd: The Lost Stars Megadrive Galaxy Force II (600 points) Dragon Slayer: Legend of Heroes (700 points) PC ... Read more..

Free Star Ocean Soundtrack with Japanese Pre-orders

Friday, January 23rd, 2009 Posted in Japan, Xbox 360 | 2 Comments »

The latest installment of the Star Ocean series is coming out on February 19th. Star Ocean: The Last Hope is set in the year 2087, several centuries before the original ... Read more..

Super Mario Theatre

Friday, January 16th, 2009 Posted in Japan, Mario, Misc | No Comments »

Here's a great piece of Super Mario Japanese black theatre: [Geekologie, via Xorsyst] Read more..

Mario Tennis GC

Saturday, January 10th, 2009 Posted in Nintendo, Wii | No Comments »

Mario Tennis GC is a Wii remake of the Gamecube title and is coming out on January 15th at 3800 yen. It will be largely identical to the original, but ... Read more..

Ninja Blade: First Impressions

Friday, January 9th, 2009 Posted in Xbox 360 | No Comments »

I took the Ninja Blade Demo for a spin today. Mixed feelings about it to be honest. The graphics are pretty nice, although the imagery is cliched techno-ninja fare. The ... Read more..

Another Code: R – Gateway of memory

Thursday, January 8th, 2009 Posted in Wii | 1 Comment »

The sequel to Trace Memory is soon to come out on Wii. Ashley Mizuki Robbins will reprise her role, solving mysterious puzzles and unravelling her past. The videos on Nintendo's ... Read more..

More Human Tetris

Wednesday, January 7th, 2009 Posted in Japan | 1 Comment »

Last time it was Tetris Sumo in Mexico - this time it's Human Tetris from Japan. Check out the videos here. Read more..