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Muramasa: The Demon Blade’s Creator Says The Game’s Setting Was Inspired By Kabuki

By Casey . January 9, 2017 . 8:00am

In a recent interview with Glixel, Muramasa’s creator George Kamitani discussed the various concepts which influenced the game, from kabuki theatre to Edo-period block prints.

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This Week In Sales: The New Year’s Finish Line

By Sato . January 6, 2017 . 8:15am

Last week, Japan didn’t see any notable new releases, but what it had was more like a race to see who can finish 2016 on top for bragging rights.

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Bloodstained’s Latest Gameplay Video Takes Us Into A “Village By The Castle”

By Sato . January 6, 2017 . 4:00am

Koji Igarashi and the Bloodstained Ritual of the Night team shared the latest development update on the game’s Kickstarter page with a new video showing us a village stage for the Metroidvania title.

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32GB Refurbish Wii U Only $185 Until Tonight from Nintendo

By Viet . January 5, 2017 . 2:30pm

For a limited time today, you can pick up a factory refurbished Wii U 32GB with Nintendo Land for only $185 at Nintendo.

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Latest Breath of the Wild Screenshot May Show The Merchant Beedle In The Game

By Casey . January 5, 2017 . 9:30am

The figure appears to share Beedle’s design, down to the color of his hair, what seems to be a similar pattern on his clothes, and the large beetle-shaped bag they are carrying.

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Composer Tomoya Tomita Becomes A Freelancer, Shares Unused Music From Yoshi’s Woolly World

By Casey . January 5, 2017 . 8:30am

Composer Tomoya Tomita has announced he has become a freelancer and has shared some unused tracks from Yoshi’s Woolly World over on his YouTube channel.

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Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild Celebrates The New Year With A Special Art

By Casey . January 2, 2017 . 9:30am

In celebration of a new year, another special piece of artwork has been revealed over on the Zelda Twitter, this time featuring Link perched upon a cliff, watching the sun as it sets on the horizon.

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This Week In Sales: Pokémon Sun & Moon Closes Out The Year On Top

By Sato . December 30, 2016 . 7:00am

Last week, Japan had a pretty busy Christmas week in sales with strong performances from many of its top titles. New titles include Momotaro Dentetsu 2017 and Osomatsu-san: Matsu Matsuri!

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Devil’s Third Servers Have Officially Shut Down For Online Play

By Sato . December 30, 2016 . 1:30am

As Nintendo announced back in June, they’ve discontinued the online service for Devil’s Third, the multiplayer part of Valhalla Game Studios’ Wii U shooter.

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New Zelda: Breath of the Wild Screenshot Is A Glimpse Of Link Facing Off With An Enemy

By Casey . December 29, 2016 . 8:00am

The latest screenshot in the series exploring the Hyrulean landscape has been revealed over on the official Zelda Facebook page, showing Link facing off with a rather interesting-looking enemy.

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Piggyback’s Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild Guide Will Come In Three Editions

By Casey . December 25, 2016 . 1:30pm

More details have come out on the guide, revealing that it will be available in three different editions: “Regular,” “Collector,” and “Deluxe.”

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A Merry Christmas Artwork From The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild

By Casey . December 25, 2016 . 9:30am

Nintendo has released a special piece of artwork for The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild in the spirit of Christmas.

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This Week In Sales: Yo-kai Watch 3 Cooks Up Its Sukiyaki Version

By Sato . December 23, 2016 . 1:00pm

Last week, Japan saw the release in a major title with Yo-kai Watch 3: Sukiyaki, Level-5’s third version of Yo-kai Watch 3 for Nintendo 3DS, as well as SaGa: Scarlet Grace on PS Vita by Square Enix.

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A Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild Guide Is In The Works From Piggyback

By Casey . December 23, 2016 . 8:00am

The book was recently announced over on Piggyback’s official Twitter, along with a picture to give you an idea of what the guide will end up looking like.

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Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild’s Latest Screenshot Shows Link By A Campfire

By Casey . December 22, 2016 . 8:00am

The latest screenshot has been revealed over on the game’s official Facebook page, seeming to show Link taking a momentary rest near a campfire.