Post Thumbnail

Specifically, Nintendogs. And more specifically, the cash generated by Nintendogs. Forgive us for being cynical, but Love Cat Life does look exceedingly familiar. But for our (hypothetical) pet simulator money, Love Cat Life wins over Nintendo's masterpiece, for mostly hilarious reasons: Simulat...

8 years ago 0 Comments
June 28, 2007 at 2:15PM
Post Thumbnail

Long hailed as one of the GBA's best puzzle titles, Kururin Paradise never landed on North American shores, preferring instead to limit its release to Japan. Play-Asia has taken pity on our Kururin-less souls, listing the 8ing-developed game at a dicount price of $9.90! This deal lasts until next Tu...

8 years ago 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

Jump Ultimate Stars is one of the most popular DS games with importers. Since it's a fighting game, it's not a huge deal to play Jump without knowing Japanese, but there are a lot of missions that may be difficult to figure out. Also, the game actually tries to tell a story, which is rare for a fi...

8 years ago 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

We love region-free consoles! Not only does it allow us to play games that never get released in the US, but it also gives us freedom to choose the cheapest version of worldwide-release games. Renchi.com has marked down a load of DS games, and there's plenty of stuff for US gamers to enjoy. First,...

8 years ago 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

This particular bit of news concerns PAL gamers, but-- if it's true-- we can all benefit soon enough. A listing has popped up for a Wii Freeloader on an Italian shopping site called YouToo.it. The listing says that it will be released on June 30 for € 24,99 ($33.59), but that the price and ...

8 years ago 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

We're well aware that the gaming press couldn't care less about Hissatsu Kung Fu: Kanji Dragon; interest for a kanji-training beat 'em up is niche at best, and to be honest, this whole kung fu theatre advertising push is a bit silly. But are we going to let that stop us from inundating you with ever...

8 years ago 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

Shaberu! DS O-Ryouri Navi Marugoto Teikoku Hotel (Talking DS Cooking Navi Marugoto Teikoku Hotel), the cooking tool based on recipes from the upscale hotel, is headed to Japan on June 21. When it comes out, e-gourmands will have an option as to how they'd like their service: with or without pouch....

8 years ago 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

Among its other many virtues, Ouendan owed a lot of its overseas hype and success to its undaunting language barrier. Despite the menus and manga panels being filled with Japanese text, importers were able to follow the rhythm title's illustrated screwball plots and quickly pick up its self-explanat...

8 years ago 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

It's out, and we don't have it. It kinda hurts. Some bloggers seem to have gotten their hands on a copy, so we know it's possible that one of our faithful readers has Moeru! Nekketsu Rhythm Damashii Osu! Tatakae! Ouendan 2! We need to live vicariously through you, hypothetical reader! We need your i...

8 years ago 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

Relations between the US and Europe have been strained enough over uncompromising war policies and disparate diplomats, but Nintendo's decision to localize Picross DS for our Atlantic opposites while ignoring North America's pleas threatens to escalate the conflict even further. Already, protesters ...

8 years ago 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

Mentioning Kanji Ken earlier this afternoon prompted us to make a beeline for the Japanese game's official site, scrounging its pages for any new developments on the kanji trainer/brawler. Amidst a pile of nonsensical videos, we were able to unearth a pair of magnificent downloadable wallpapers of i...

8 years ago 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

As you've probably picked up from our coverage of Puzzle Quest's RPG/Bejewled mix and Kanji Ken's beat-em up training game, we are in love with titles that mix genres in new ways. Banpresto's Custom Beat Battle: Draglade does just that, weaving together rhythm, fighting, and RPG elements into an exc...

8 years ago 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

Amazon must have a warehouse teeming with Childen of Mana shipments, as the online shop seems to have a sale on the game every other week. Square Enix's dungeon crawler has sold for less in the past, but today's $17.99 pricing is still a significant discount from it's regular $29.99 tag. This offer ...

8 years ago 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

We were all set to make fun of Cosmetic Paradise, but then we thought about it and realized that a makeup game on the DS will probably be something of a hit in Japan. Here's our reasoning: All people in Japan have at least one DS-- including little girls. This may be marketed as a "training" g...

8 years ago 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

Unfortunately for importers, there aren't any new import games this week. Don't get too down, though. You can always view our archive and import a great, older game. On another note, this import drought will be over next week. Fellow importers should leave their favorite import PSP game in the comm...

8 years ago 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

Every week we pray to the import gods and ask them to give us more import games to enjoy. This week we have an anime based game, a sports game and a ton of budget re-releases. Keep reading to see what's coming from Japan this week. Continued after the jump ......

8 years ago 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

In addition to Capcom's official Gyakuten Saiban 4 page, retailer Tsutaya has their own, with the same screenshots, character art, and story information as that on the Capcom page. We saw on Dengeki Online that the Tsutaya page had a new GS4 Flash game up, and we got excited. Turns out it's a perso...

8 years ago 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

Your PSP can play import games and to serve that function, every week we list the import games for the week. There's only one game of note this week, but it's a big one! DJ Max Portable 2 We've covered DJ Max Portable quite a bit, so if you don't know what the game is, than you must not be reading ...

8 years ago 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

Since the PSP is able to play games from any region, every week we feature the import releases for that week. March is a fairly lame month for import games. Last week was just greatest hits re-releases and this week there is nothing. With this off week, I would like to ask our readers, what impor...

8 years ago 0 Comments