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The Switch is reviving a golden age of Japanese games

Martin Robinson: "Typical, isn't it? You wait an age for some sugar-soaked drum-based rhythm action games to come to the Switch, and then two land on the very same day. Well, actually I couldn't really wait - I've had Bandai Namco's Taiko no Tatsujin: Drum n' Fun on import since it came out in Japan a few months back, complete with the drum kit that brings this arcade classic alive, while I've spent the past week with Gal Metal, the extreeeeeme rhythm action title that's been ushered into existence by Tak Fuji, star of E3 2010."

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PhoenixUp19d ago

Couldn’t you say that about the industry as a whole

Shiken19d ago

Well MS is included in that soooo...

DJK1NG_Gaming18d ago

No because neither the PS4 or Xbox One help boost Japanese gaming market or games in general.

Shiken18d ago

Much of the Japanese gaming market in the west is driven by BOTH Playstation AND Nintendo. Who happens to be in the lead in Japan is irrelevant.

PhantomS4219d ago

I'm really looking forward to Katamari on Switch. It's going to be so fun to replay on the go.

kalkano19d ago

I disagree. For one, I don't think we're anywhere close to the golden age (that was PS2). For another, every Switch game of interest to me is available on more powerful consoles. The only exclusive that has my eye (so far) is Fire Emblem: Three Houses.