Released by Pandora Game Studio, Bushido Saga is a hack and slash that’s recently been released on Android. In this game players will assume the role of Oishi, a samurai who serves to protect the Asano clan in 18th century Japan. The story is based on the Legend of the 47 Ronin.
Interesting news coming out of northern Japan today as an official ‘No Video Games Day’ has been started in order to curb video game playing in the Hokkaido Prefecture. So far this “No Video Games Day’ is only for the Hokkaido Prefecture and isn’t a nation-wide event although it could certainly turn into one.
Amazon finally began expanding the reach of their AppStore back in August of this year, opening it up to a few countries over in Europe. Now Amazon is expanding even more but instead of it being to a few different countries in an area, it is only one country this time – Japan. That means if you’re a developer you can now submit your apps to be available for residents in Japan.
It’s no secret that Square Enix has plans to make a big push into the Android Market after a slew of announced titles back during the Tokyo Game show that happened recently. Today they have officially announced their Android store for their Android games which will debut in Japan.
Kairosoft has just released another member of the ‘Story’ series of games called Soccer Club Story. In this simulation game you will be managing a soccer club, it’s players and hopefully take it on to be a champion team. Only one problem right now, it’s only released in Japan for right now.
It seems as though the mobile gaming arena is heating up a bit more with the sudden announcement of Sharp bringing a phone into the mix which will run Android and provide… 3D glasses-free gaming and movies. Named the Galapagos, this Android device will have a few 3D games and movies available at the time of launch.