"Office Create has our total respect"
Yesterday, the rights holder of the Cooking Mama series - Office Create - issued an important notice about how Cooking Mama: Cookstar was an "unauthorized release" by Planet Entertainment. Now, Planet Entertainment has shared its own statement, which attempts to clear up "the
Mama is mad!
The IP holder and creator of Cooking Mama, Office Create, has released an important notice explaining how Cooking Mama: Cookstar was an "unauthorized release" by Planet Entertainment. The statement also mentions how the Japanese-based company is now evaluating all of its legal options against Planet, in order to protect its customers,...
If you're still at all interested in picking up a copy of Cooking Mama: Cookstar on the Nintendo Switch after all the commotion, but can't seem to find one, publisher Planet Entertainment is now selling physical copies for $59.99 USD on the game's official website. Here's the apparent reason behind this decision: Planet Entertainment
"As everybody is aware, the whole world is upside down with delays right now"
Cooking Mama: Cookstar has gone from eShop also-ran to front-page news in the space of a weekend. A few days ago, IGN reported that the Switch title was released on the US Switch eShop last week, but has since been pulled. This extends to multiple other regions including...
Mama knows best
A trailer uploaded on ahead of schedule on the Dutch game store website, Nedgame, appears to have leaked the release window of Cooking Mama: Cookstar. According to the video, the game releases this March on the Nintendo Switch and will be available for US$39.99 (or the regional equivalent). If you're not familiar with the Cooking...
Over 90 new recipes to master
At the beginning of the month, we learned that Cooking Mama: Cookstar was headed to Switch thanks to appearances on two different ratings boards. Now, the first screenshots and pieces of gameplay info have been revealed. The new info has been shared online by both
Mama knows best
It turns out Cooking Mama has been actually been preparing her next game for quite a while now. After Australian and German classifications were thought to have lifted the lid on the new Switch game, Cooking Mana: Cookstar, it's now been discovered this same title was originally announced way back in February. In a press release...
Cooking Mama: Cookstar
Although it isn't actually developed by Nintendo, Cooking Mama is a series which has certainly made the company's platforms its home. We've seen a total of seven games appear exclusively on Nintendo machines in the past, with just the original game also seeing a release elsewhere on iOS. Now, it would appear the next game in...
Crack crack crack the egg into the bowl
Of all the heroes of the DS’ Touch Generations era, Office Create’s Cooking Mama has been one of the most enduring — and prolific. Starting out from her humble beginnings as a short-order chef, using quick WarioWare-style touchscreen minigames to simulate the in-kitchen experience, she’s expanded...
We talk to the game's producer, Tomoaki Matsui
Though the Switch is rapidly becoming the top dog in the Nintendo ecosystem, the 3DS still has plenty of life in it yet with some new hardware and a surprisingly lengthy lineup of games to come over the next several months. One such game is Cooking Mama: Sweet Shop, the latest entry in the long-running...
Over 160 mini games, yum
Rising Star and Office Create have announced the next entry in the popular Cooking Mama series, Sweet Shop. The title is expected to launch on the 3DS eShop and at retail this April, and includes more than 160 different mini-games to master - with the focus this time around being sweets and puddings. Here's the official PR:...
M-I-X the flour into the bowl
Majesco’s Mama is nothing if not prolific; with nearly a dozen main titles and spin-offs on DS, 3DS, Wii, and iOS, spanning genres as diverse as gardening, babysitting, and crafting, it’s easy to forget that it all started with a whisk in 2006’s Cooking Mama for the DS. Mama may have branched out since then, but...
Gardening Mama 2: Forest Friends confirmed for North America
Majesco has confirmed today that Gardening Mama 2: Forest Friends will be coming to the US this April, exclusively on the Nintendo 3DS. The sequel to the DS original — which itself is an off-shoot of the incredibly successful Cooking Mama series — Gardening Mama 2: Forest Friends is...