Review – Tokyo Mirage Sessions #FE (Wii U)

Idols, J-Pop, Mirage Masters and Japanese locales, this game is on the fast track to becoming my favourite Wii U game so far. Let me tell you why. Developer Atlus have crafted something really special in Tokyo Mirage Sessions #FE, splicing and skilfully blending two fan favourite series’ with Shin Megami Tensei and Fire Emblem. The end result is something that shouldn’t work as well as … Continue reading Review – Tokyo Mirage Sessions #FE (Wii U)

Pokemon 20th Anniversary

February 27th 2016 marks the 20th anniversary of Pokemon in Japan and what a momentous couple of decades it’s been! Most gamers across the globe have played Pokemon in some form or another and it’s a series that has spawned it’s fair share of rabid fanboys/girls. It’s also the inspiration behind some amazingly complex and kawaii cosplays! From Pokemon specific conventions, fan meetups, countless hours … Continue reading Pokemon 20th Anniversary

Japan Art For Fire Emblem Crossover Title Looks Stunning

Nintendo Japan recently dropped some artwork for the Wii U version of the upcoming , Shin Tegami x Fire Emblem title which looks absolutely exquisite. Feast your eyes on the sumptuous artwork below. There’s the standard Wii U version: Here’s a look at the Wii U bundle: And finally the Collector’s Edition: Gorgeous, right? Here’s hoping the artwork remains unchanged for the Western release! Continue reading Japan Art For Fire Emblem Crossover Title Looks Stunning

Wii U Gamepads On Sale In Japan

In a not so surprising move, Nintendo Japan have started to sell Wii U pads on their online store, presumably to replace broken pads. As announced in the past, Nintendo have gone on record saying that the Wii U is unable to support two gamepads due to issues with resolutions being beamed to multiple gamepads. In Australia, most people purchase their replacement pads from Ebay … Continue reading Wii U Gamepads On Sale In Japan

Gaming Life In Japan ~ 9/2/15 – 15/2/15

Time for another round of gaming life in Japan! Let’s see what’s been selling on the charts the past week. Software chart [3DS] The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask 3D (Nintendo, 02/14/15) – 230,065 (New) [PS3] Samurai Warriors 4-II (Koei Tecmo, 02/11/15) – 44,574 (New) [3DS] The Seven Deadly Sins: Unjust Sin (Bandai Namco, 02/11/15) – 33,270 (New) [3DS] Yokai Watch 2: Shinuchi (Level-5, 12/14/14) … Continue reading Gaming Life In Japan ~ 9/2/15 – 15/2/15

Gaming Life In Japan ~ 2/2/15 – 8/2/15

After what has to be an eternity, one of the most popular segments on japandaman.com is back…it’s time for Gaming Life in Japan! Time to  take a look at what’s been the biggest sellers in both software and hardware for the past week. Software Chart   [PS3] Dragon Ball Xenoverse (Bandai Namco, 01/29/15) – 44,221 (New) [PS4] Dragon Ball Xenoverse (Bandai Namco, 01/29/15) – 34,690 … Continue reading Gaming Life In Japan ~ 2/2/15 – 8/2/15

Xenoblade Chronicles X Bundle For Japan

Japan seems to be a hive of activity lately regarding anything related to Xenoblade Chronicles. Next thing we hear about is that Japan is set to receive an awesome Wii U bundle centred around Xenoblade Chronicles X. Nintendo have announced that the bundle will consist of a Wii U, a copy of the game, a map of the game, an art book and a ¥1000 … Continue reading Xenoblade Chronicles X Bundle For Japan