Stiq Figures, September 23 - 29: It's my birthday edition

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Stiq Figures, Sepetember 23  29 It's my birthday edition
Great Sea explorers just experienced an extra birthday when they started their fresh files in The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker HD, but it's my actual birthday today, so I think that means I get double presents?

I was the kid that had gaming-themed parties for as long as my family allowed me to. Pokemon banners, Pikachu cakes, Yoshis as presents ... a total stranger could have predicted where I'd end up professionally, really. The themed cakes and parties have been replaced with presentable dinners and spirits because I guess I should grow up, but I'll always appreciate my family letting my gaming-themed decoration requests overrun their houses once a year. I also had a homemade Pikachu outfit for a few Halloweens, because my mother's sewing abilities seemingly know no bounds.

Were you able to talk your way into any gaming birthday parties as a kid, or have you bucked society's expectations in favor of carrying them out to this day? Maybe you have little ones of your own to pass the gaming-themed celebratory torch to now? Let us know how you celebrate once you check the hardware sales data for Japan after the jump!

3DS LL: 93,757 [DOWN] 24,643
3DS: 40,487 [DOWN] 501
PS3: 11,382 [UP] 633
Vita: 6,031 [UP] 876
Wii U: 5,909 [UP] 85
PSP: 4,805 [DOWN] 277
Wii: 866 [DOWN] 99
Xbox 360: 511 [DOWN] 99

This article was originally published on Joystiq.