Video games developed in Japan

The Creator Of Yu-Gi-Oh!, Kazuki Takahashi, Has Died At Age 60

Image: Yu-Gi-Oh Manga artist Kazuki Takahashi, best known as the creator of the Yu-Gi-Oh series (and the popular card game it’s based on), has been found dead. ace NHK reports, via an English-language story in the Japan Times, a body was “found floating while wearing snorkeling gear in the waters off Nago, Okinawa Prefecture, on …

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Xbox Game Pass Adds Yakuza Games For July 2022

screenshot: sega If you didn’t beat them the first time around (fair, they’re huge), you now have a second chance. three of the best Yakuza entries are coming back to Microsoft’s games-on-demand service, alongside a handful of more family-friendly games. here’s everything coming to Xbox Game Pass over the coming weeks. July 5 Last Call …

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Games Done Quick 2022’s Metroid-Heavy Final Night Is Gonna Rule

A relay race in Super Mario Maker 2 is one of this weekend’s events to watch.Image: Nintendo for the past week, Games Done Quick has held its annual speedrunning festival. As always, the event has been awesome, full of some truly mind-blowing feats, including an exploit-packed run through Halo Infinite‘s open-world-ish campaign. But organizers appear …

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Fire Emblem Warriors: Three Hopes: ‘Classic’ Or ‘Casual’ Mode?

screenshot: Nintendo Type A: If you’re playing Fire Emblem Warriors: Three Hopes, stick with the “classic” mode, whatever happens. c’mon. Despite its musou trappings, Three Hopes is still a Fire Emblem game, with all the life-or-death stakes and high-minded strategizing that entails. To be clear, this is not an assessment of the game’s inherent challenge …

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Fan Spends 40k On Stock To Ask Nintendo About F-Zero

screenshot: Nintendo Many Nintendo fans desperately want a new entry in the popular sci-fi racing series, F-Zero. However, only one diehard fan was reportedly dedicated enough to spend over 5 million yen (roughly $40,000 US) on Nintendo stock, giving him a chance to ask the Japanese publisher about F-Zero and its future directly. On June …

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Persona Movie Or TV Series Could Be On The Way From Sega

Image: Atlus / Sega Video game publisher Sega, fresh off the success of its live-action Sonic films, is looking to adapt more games into films or TV shows. Specifically, Sega says it’s in the early stages to produce live-action adaptations of Atlus games, like persona and Shin Megami Tensei. Sega revealed this bit of news …

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