How Did Japanese Fans React to the Greninja Smash Bros. Update?
The announcement of this ninja character had Smash Bros. fans curious about fans in other countries.
Is Picross a Big Deal in Japan?
Picross games have existed since the 1980s. How popular are they in Japan, though?
Popular, Infamous, and Surprising Game Localizations into Japanese
Japanese gamers play a lot of Western-made games, so which ones have the best localizations?
What Did Famitsu Think of American Super Mario Bros. 2?
This classic transformed several times before re-entering Japan in the 1990s. What did Japanese gamers think of it?
What Do Japanese Fans Think of Cloud in Super Smash Bros.?
This is a great showcase of the kinds of assumptions gamers have about gamers in other countries.
What Do Japanese Fans Think of Mario Is Missing?
This notorious Mario game was released 25 years ago, but never in Japan. So what do Japanese fans think after all this time?
What Do Japanese Fans Think of the CD-i Zelda Games?
These two Zelda games were never released in Japan. So do Japanese fans consider them holy grails?
What Do Japanese Fans Think of the Leaked Pokémon Spaceworld Demo?
A holy grail of secret Pokémon info was just released - how have Japanese fans reacted to it?
What Do Japanese Fans Think of the Super Mario Bros. Movie?
The Super Mario movie has a poor reputation in America and elsewhere. But what about in Japan?
What Do Japanese Gamers Think of Shaq Fu?
Gamers have strong opinions about Shaq's original fighting game, but how is it viewed in Japan?