Let’s head back to 1988! In this video preview, we show you a slice of life in Yakuza 0, following Goro Majima as he heads to the arcade, swings a bat around really hard and tries desperately to get back into the family.Read more
Kirby25 is a week-by-week video celebration of the Kirby series’ 25th anniversary. For more, check out the Kirby25 archive.
This week, Henry Skey (@Dollerz) helps us start our journey into Kirby’s Adventure, the lone NES release in the franchise. This entry adds the trademark copy abilities and a host of surrounding comforts that would become a mainstay. Come back next week for the (thrilling?) conclusion!Read more
Welcome to Kirby25! To celebrate the Kirby franchise’s 25th anniversary, we’re playing all the games in the series in weekly video features. It feels like 2017 could use some happy, relaxing fun, and we hope these episodes will be a welcome respite from the stress of life.
This week, Lucas White (@HokutoNoRucas) joins in as we play through the very first game: Kirby’s Dream Land for the original Game Boy. The game’s a fascinating case study in just how much of the eventual formula was in place in the first title and how much wasn’t.Read more
Happy holidays, Michibiku readers! To celebrate the end of the year, we’re taking a look at the end of GameCube kiosk demo discs: Interactive Multi-Game Demo Disc Version 35! It’s a great showcase of a system with a legacy that outlives its era.Read more
The Wars series had a long and storied history before we ever saw it in the West, and the shiniest gem of that era is this: the Game Boy Color release, Game Boy Wars 3. It’s different from later games in so many ways, and is thankfully the recipient of a translation patch! Watch us check it out, will ya?Read more
With a franchise as big as Pokémon, there aren’t many releases that don’t make it worldwide. Still, a few slip through the cracks! Today, we take a look at what may be the best of these missing titles: Pokémon Trading Card Game GB2 for the Game Boy Color.Read more
What’s so special about Bishi Bashi Special? It’s as frantic as WarioWare and off-the-wall as Japanese game shows, but what’s more, it’s a lot of fun with friends. Still, it’s easiest to see what makes it so enjoyable if you, you know, actually see it! So here’s a video.Read more
Join us for a world-spanning adventure in Pokémon White 2 with a series of new friends and ever-increasing rules! New episodes every Friday.Read more
When delving into the world of retro imports, you’re always hoping to find a treasure, but what about a Treasure treasure? Late-life PS1 release Rakugaki Showtime is a fun Power Stone-style brawler with a hand-drawn look and even a Mischief Makers cameo, and it’s a great little game to check out today. So do that! We conveniently have this video.Read more