Foreign Wrap-Up: Wario Edition (Part 2)

Sunday, November 18th, 2012

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Thanksgiving is almost upon us. The Wii U has just been released in stores. Thanksgiving break is here for all college students, including myself. What better way to celebrate corporate greed and limitless gluttony than with Mr. Gluttony himself, Wario. This time, the Operation Rainfall Retro Commercial Research Team (in other words, me) will take a look at some Wario Land commercials that didn’t make it to North America in this week’s Foreign Wrap-Up.

Here are the highlights from this past week.

Chris Stollings talks about why console exclusives are a good thing in the gaming industry.

We discuss our expectations of the Wii U as well as what we’ll be playing on it.

Ceruleath Noreleth wonders if RPGs like Shin Megami Tensei: Digital Devil Saga are becoming obsolete. The fanboys take it well.

Xenoblade Chronicles and The Last Story have been nominated for the Spike VGAs. I never thought I’d ever say those words in the same sentence.

Oscar Tong talks about why he thinks Square Enix is failing in recent years. The fanboys take it well.

An art book for Fire Emblem: Awakening will be released in Japan soon. Do want!

Clinton Nix reviews NiGHTS into Dreams HD, Will Whitehurst reviews Double Dragon Neon and Devin Kotani reviews Karateka.

Ben Clarke talks about the potential games have to tell a great story.

A picture from a Nintendo Spain event ignites rumors about localizations for Bravely Default: Flying Fairly, Project X Zone, and the Professor Layton/Pheonix Wright crossover.

A TimeSplitters HD petition is circling the net. Seriously, go sign it!

Finally, Clinton Nix talks about why he’ll be skipping New Super Mario Bros. U this time around. The fanboys take it really well.

 

About Kyle Emch

Kyle has been studying music at college for about three years now. He's played the piano since he was 6 years old and has been recently been learning how to write music. He has followed the Operation Rainfall movement on Facebook since it started and was happy to volunteer for the website. Just don't mention Earthbound or the Mother franchise around him.




  • Nothing says greed is good like wario. I’d love to see some sort of wario game from nintendo where the only goal is to amass as much money as possible and rule the world with infinite wealth.

  • What about Wario Land: Shake It?