It’s Tetris! You’ve played Tetris. So why do you need this one? Well… maybe you don’t, but it’s worth looking at Tetris Kiwamemichi as a historical curiosity that says a lot about the quirks of its time and place.Read more
Most games make you choose between shooting ’em up or matching ’em together, but not Calcolo! This obscure import tries to do both at once, and… it actually works, for the most part! Check out our video for a quick overview.Read more
The enormous popularity of Puyo Puyo in Japan caused many, many competitors to try their hand at creating a falling-block puzzle franchise, and there weren’t many to find as much success in gameplay and domestic longevity as Taisen Puzzle Dama, Konami’s attempt in the genre. Let’s take a look at a signature entry — one tied to another Konami franchise that found a lot of fans in its home country!Read more
Language learning is a big part of import games! If you can pick up better comprehension skills, a whole new world of games will open to you. So today we’re looking at EMIT, a game that helps you do just that!
Um, if you’re Japanese and need to learn English.
It’s a cool thing to check out, though! Do just that with us.Read more
Taiko no Tatsujin: Drum ‘n’ Fun is headed to the West later this year! But, um, we already have it. The game released in Japan and Asia as Taiko no Tatsujin: Nintendo Switch Version, but it contains full English support and all of the same songs and games, so we figured we’d show you what all it has to offer!Read more
Summer’s a great time to watch a Let’s Play! That’s what we hear, anyway. Each Friday in July, we’ll be posting episodes of our full campaign playthrough of Advance Wars: Dual Strike, the 2005 DS game from Intelligent Systems and the last release to feature the franchise’s iconic world and characters. Join us!Read more
Want to have some quirky musical fun? Nintendo’s Jam with the Band, localized for Europe but never released in the States, is a cool little title with a lot of depth and gameplay to explore. Watch for more!Read more
What’s the best Pokémon game of all time? We’re deciding, once and for all, in this five-part video series: Bracket Monsters. They are the monsters and also maybe we are the monsters, but we do what must be done. Watch?Read more