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Male, Japan

Tue 16th June, 2009

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Tsuchinoko commented on Mewtwo Club Nintendo Super Smash Bros. Distrib...:

@Pod You're actually serious. Thats insane. If you're going to pick things to take a stance on there are a lot more pressing issues out there in the world. If a little thing like DLC is going to ruin an entire game for you then you are probably better off doing something else anyway.



Tsuchinoko commented on Mewtwo Returns to Super Smash Bros., Ridley an...:

@RaphaBoss Or the opposite. That's why exclusive portable gaming is such a trend in Japan. Some of us really can't deal with a big bulky piece of hardware that needs a TV to work. I don't own a computer and I don't even remember the last time I actually used my TV. A huge parw of my gaming happens on the train or at a hotel.



Tsuchinoko commented on Weirdness: Sony Fan Creates Petition In Hope O...:

This sounds like parody more than anything. They can set a signature amount to whatever they want, but really what would 1000 signatures do for anything. And citing US antitrust law? Neither Nintendo nor Sony are American companies, this game was funded and created solely in Japan, and even so, Sony is not the one bringing up this issue, some random fan is. Actually I feel like whoever is calling out Nintendo, even if it is a half-hearted joke, should be careful about trying to bring up claims they don't understand.

Anyway, if other companies aren't making these sort of games, thats on them. And btw, Sony does publish cross-franchise brawlers.



Tsuchinoko commented on NicoNico Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS Br...:

From what I read, there doesn't seem to be the implication of a new character or mode reveal, only that they will be featuring information about the new characters and modes in the game, similar to Corocoro.

They're going to play the game and share their impressions.



Tsuchinoko commented on Weirdness: Earthbound Designer Shigesato Itoi ...:

Itoi isn't the only one doing this, although he is doing it independently of anyone else. Popular band Tokio has been appearing in commercial advertising vegetables from Fukushima prefecture.

I really feel bad for him. He mostly spends his time writing his wellness and alifestyle column on his website, as well as writing essays on philosophy.



Tsuchinoko commented on Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate Introduces the Winge...:

@HappyHappyist No, I live in japan and got MH4 day one. This monster literally does not have wings.

EDIT. I looked at the Japanese description just in case. Nothing about wings at all even just in name. The Japanese name would translate to "squeezing snake dragon", in reference to its method of attack. This looks like a weird translation error or oversight.



Tsuchinoko commented on Target Blast Mini-Game Blows Up on Super Smash...:

@rjejr Angry Birds didn't invent the whole launch physics game, I remember playing indie games exactly like that years ago (like, WindowsXP and earlier, oh god I'm old). Somehow Angry Birds
Got ridiculously popular even though it was a game that had been done dozens of times.



Tsuchinoko commented on This Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate Box Art May Get...:

I was going to refrain from commenting, so as not to seem biased, but after looking I can say that yes, the Japanese cover art is much better. There's a huge difference in quality of art, blocking of the hunters and monster, and graphics. That's two games in a row where the flagship monster didn't appear on the western version.



Tsuchinoko commented on Spike Chunsoft Wants To Release 3DS Title Atta...:

This manga, and anything associated with are hugely popular here in japan, almost to a surprising level. For anyone thinking this and the anime wont come to their region, rest assured, they realize its popularity and will put it out in other regions. I dont even read manga or watch anime and shingeki stuff is everywhere. Its impossible to live in japan and not know about it.



Tsuchinoko commented on Theatrhythm Final Fantasy: Curtain Call Announ...:

Yeah, this one is much better than the first game. Im enjoying it a lot. I was a bit surprised that the DLC menu wasnt there at first, but the DLC menu, quest map and everything else opens up after just a few songs. And the quest mode is so much better this time around!



Tsuchinoko commented on Theatrhythm Final Fantasy: Curtain Call Announ...:

Just got the game. The menu and sounds are much nicer this time around! Also, the songs are opened much differently. At first only FFVI, FFVII, FFXIII, and X-2 are open, but after getting only 500 points every other game opens up.

And therd are sooo many songs in this one!



Tsuchinoko commented on Nintendo Is Shutting Down Its Taiwan Subsidiary:

There really needs to be a central Asian office to handle Nintendo distribution in the continent outside of Japan. I think setting up shop in Shanghai or to have Hong Kong be their central hub would be best.

I do think this might not be the best place for a political argument.