"Nintendo trusts us, which is a precious thing"
Last week we went along to the Tokyo Game Show, Japan's best known and most popular games expo. Various publishers went all-in with live events and streams, such as Sony, Capcom and more, while Nintendo still opted for a low-key approach. It offered some support, however, for smaller publishers and...
Meet "Switch head guy"
Our man on the ground at the Tokyo Game Show brought us a lovely gallery of cosplay the other day, but nothing compares to the cosplayer we affectionately call "Switch head guy" at Nintendo Life Towers, who was also strutting their stuff during TGS this year. With the body of Mario and the head of a Switch, this is one of our...
Flyhigh Works and CIRCLE on their big push with Nintendo's system
This weekend is one of the most anticipated periods in the Japanese gaming calendar, with the Tokyo Game Show halls being open to thousands of eager members of the public. Among the world's most popular and renowned expo events, it's a significant part of game promotion and reveals in...
Masahiro Sakurai wants Japanese games to have more global success
The Japan Game Awards don't receive a lot of attention outside of the Tokyo Game Show itself, but the people who make games within Japan or for Japanese audiences take them rather seriously. The Game of the Year awards were voted on by many fans, so it wasn't surprising to see...
We sure love a bit of hype
In recent days the Tokyo Game Show has dominated the gaming scene in Japan; it's an event that doesn't often have any concrete details for Western gamers to latch onto, but it does bring more footage and details on titles confirmed or expected for localisation. That trend continued this past weekend, and two of Capcom's...
Capcom COO cagey
The third party Wii U games video shown at E3 had plenty of talking heads, but not all of them had games to show off. Some big names weren't present at all however, with Capcom a notable absentee from the jollity. That could all change in September though, according to Capcom COO David Reeves. In a recent interview with MEGamers, Reeves suggests the company may have something to..
Get a glimpse before the Tokyo Game Show!
Footage of Okamiden - you know, the super-cute looking DS version of Okami we told you about last week - has surfaced on Capcom's Tokyo Game Show page. The trailer contains a little Japanese we haven't translated yet, but it also shows some gameplay footage, and it looks sweet! As you can see, the game is coming along quite nicely! We should expect to hear..