Japanese Games

Which N64 and Genesis Switch games will likely only come to Japan

Nintendo announced in the recent Nintendo Direct in September that Nintendo 64 games and Sega Genesis titles would be added to the Nintendo Switch online service through some kind of expansion pack. The current list of titles includes classics like Ecco the dolphin, Paper mario, and Star fox 64, and multiplayer games like Mario kart 64 will even benefit from ...

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Beijing Olympics athletes who are not vaccinated will be quarantined for 21 days: NPR

Unvaccinated people arriving in China for the Beijing Olympics will be isolated in a mandatory three-week quarantine. Here, a coin is seen in the Athletes’ Village in Zhangjiakou, China. Lintao Zhang / Getty Images hide caption toggle legend Lintao Zhang / Getty Images Unvaccinated people arriving in China for the Beijing Olympics will be isolated in a mandatory three-week quarantine. ...

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Ski jumping: Noriaki Kasai’s consecutive Olympic streak questioned

Noriaki Kasai is seen in Sapporo on October 21, 2021 (Mainichi / Kenji Ikai) TOKYO (Kyodo) – Ski jumper Noriaki Kasai’s hopes of making his ninth Olympic appearance at the Beijing Winter Games next year are in jeopardy after being excluded from Japan’s international squad on Sunday. Japan’s top five jumpers in the overall World Cup standings as of January ...

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Are the first three Persona games worth playing today?

Serial, Character has evolved. Originally a spin-off of the original Atlus signature series Shin megami tensei, the sub-series ultimately usurped its parent series in popularity. The series grew so large that its status as Atlus’ most famous and profitable property became undeniable, especially when Persona 5 ‘Joker has joined Super Smash Bros. Ultimate‘s list. That being said, Characterthe franchise identity ...

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2022 Winter Olympics: What You Have Been Missing Since PyeongChang

Freeski: teenage triple threats take over In freeskiing, it is rare to find “triple threats” – athletes who excel in all three disciplines (halfpipe, slopestyle, big air) – but a pair of 19-year-olds. Kelly sildaru and 18 years old Eileen Gu, have resumed women’s competitions by doing just that. Estonian Sildaru, who exploded onto the slopestyle scene at the age ...

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Attack on Titan Final Season card game to appear in Japan

Studium Mundi and Nexus have revealed the Attack on Titan: The Nine Titans card game. This physics game will feature characters and titans from the final animated season of The attack of the Titans. The card set will include 108 point markers and 57 cards – a starter card and 18 character cards printed in three different colors. All Nine ...

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Here are the most downloaded games from the eShop in Japan at the start of 2021

With 2021 dragging us endlessly into each other and the Switch consistently gaining followers, it goes without saying that this year’s most downloaded games in the Middle Ages did just that. Respective publishers. It’s time to name and congratulate the winners who have been demoted. On what subjects do Japanese players keep their titles? If you haven’t slept yet, make ...

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USC to grant honorary degrees to displaced Japanese students

For the children of the students, most of whom are deceased, this degree feels like “closing itself”, said Dr. Larry Fujioka, dentist in Hawaii. To him, this degree seemed “much more meaningful” to him than any recognition his father, John Masato Fujioka, one of the honored students, had received in the past. He said the school’s previous attempts to honor ...

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Cotton Guardian Force Saturn Tribute (Switch) review

This trio of retro shmups – Cotton 2, Cotton Boomerang and Guardian Force – came out under the “Saturn Tribute” umbrella (bundled together on a physical cartridge in Japan that was recently announced for the West, or available individually through your local eShop at at the time of writing) and offers more than just a respectful nod to Sega’s beloved ...

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Ayumu Ishikawa takes distance as Marines run over buffaloes

Ayumu Ishikawa came off a second inning jam before the Chiba Lotte Marines opened the game in an 8-2 victory over the Pacific League leaders Orix Buffaloes on Wednesday. The victory at Kyocera Dome Osaka put the Marines in second place 1 and a half away from first place. The teams end their three-game streak on Friday with a pair ...

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