December2017

  • Video We Get Confused By Shinobi Refle -Senran Kagura-

    "Is this a boss fight?"

    It's fair to say that the Senran Kagura series is something of an acquired taste thanks to its large-chested protagonists and their various states of undress, but plenty of people are "into it", as is evidenced by the rather swift manner in which the franchise has made its way to Switch.  Shinobi Refle -Senran...

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  • News This is Why New Little King's Story Isn't on Wii

    Royal pardon

    Little King's Story remains a firm Wii favourite here at Nintendo Life. After all, how could you not love a game about a tiny king that deals with unemployment by day and bashes in gigantic mushrooms by night? It made us royal blue, then, that a sequel never came to Nintendo's system; in fact, follow up New Little King's Story chose to...

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  • News Time to Nurture a Few Animal Resort Game Details

    If by chance we raise a camel with no humps, we're calling it Humphrey

    Whilst it's easy to get carried away with games we'd like to see on the upcoming 3DS system, let's not forget about the games that are actually confirmed from developers. The 3D handheld has far from failed to get us hyped about action-orientated games, but what of the more relaxed, simulation titles? Marvelous has so far..

  • News Harvest Moon and Little King's Story Creators Join Grasshopper

    Suda51, Kimura and Wada create new dream team

    Goichi Suda's Grasshopper Manufacture should need no introduction to fans of Japanese gaming: its No More Heroes series has attracted plenty of praise from gamers across the world. Former Marvelous Entertainment men Yasuhiro Wada and Yoshiro Kimura, while not necessarily such familiar names, have both...

  • News Marvelous "Working to Meet Needs" of Little King's Story Fans

    But what does that mean?

    Little King's Story may have been our joint Game of the Year 2009 but that didn't translate into massive sales at the tills, and things got worse for fans when co-developer Cing went into administration in early 2010. It looked as though Corobo's story stopped there, but an interview with Tomio Kanazawa, Marvelous...

  • News Marvelous Willing to Bring Muramasa: The Demon Blade to the 3DS

    Company also confirms 3DS Harvest Moon title and zoo life game Animal Resort

    There are certain games that we'd love to see on the 3DS purely because playing them on a handheld system is enticing enough. Then there are games that will surely benefit from the extra punch that the 3D effect will provide – and Muramasa: The Demon Blade could be of them. When Siliconera spoke to Tomio Kanazawa, group..

September2010

  • News Nintendo of Japan Showcases Wii Line-up in New Video

    Includes footage of (presumably) a new Rhythm Heaven game

    As part of their recent conference, Nintendo of Japan's just released a video showcasing some hotly anticipated games in the upcoming Japanese Wii line-up. Everything from The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword to Super Mario Collection Special Pack and Mario Sports Mix

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  • Nintendo Download 30th & 31st March 2010 (Japan)

    Bit Boy!! grows up and more MSX on Wii; Sims, role-playing and puzzling for DSi

    Marvelous Entertainment continues its World Game Parade this week on WiiWare, and Virtual Console buffs who're into the import scene may want to check out the MSX titles on offer that have come out of nowhere (we do like VC surprises, yes we do). DSiWare is a bit light this week with three titles, only one of which is..

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October2009

  • News Arc Rise Fantasia Coming to Wii Summer 2010

    Check out the details on the upcoming Wii RPG exclusive.

    Ignition Entertainment and Marvelous Entertainment have just announced that they'll be bringing the hit Japanese RPG Arc Rise Fantasia to US gamers sometime in summer 2010. The game has already garnered much praise at this year's E3 Expo and looks to be a great turn-based RPG addition to the...

  • News Get Ready for Macho King's Story!

    If Mr Kimura's latest idea reaches fruition, that is

    Now Little King's Story has successfully conquered all corners of the globe following its release in Japan last month, the game's creator and all-around genius Yoshiro Kimura spoke to Joystiq about his ideas for the potential follow-up we mentioned months ago, and they're as barmy as you'd expect...

August2009