Weekly Famitsu
Octopath Traveler Tairiku no Hasha

Weekly Famitsu Magazine no.1664

This week’s Weekly Famitsu post including review scores, most wanted games, and more. Buy physical copies of the magazine at this link.

Cover story

Weekly Famitsu

This week’s magazine cover features the Octopath Traveler Tairiku no Hasha mobile game with 20 pages including a developer interview, along with a manual for the game also added for free (check out a scan of the cover here)! The second major feature is on the Tactics Ogre 25th Anniversary with the results of a recent website survey.

Feature stories

Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity

Featured Nintendo-related stories this week include for Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity (4 pages), Shin Megami Tensei III NOCTURNE HD REMASTER (6 pages), KINGDOM HEARTS Melody of Memory (4 pages), Puyo Puyo Tetris 2 (2 pages), Cadence of Hyrule: Crypt of the NecroDancer feat. The Legend of Zelda (4 pages), KAMEN RIDER memory of heroez (4 pages), Sangokushi XIV with Power Up Kit (4 pages), EARTH DEFENSE FORCE: WORLD BROTHERS (4 pages), and more. The magazine also reveals that Samurai Jack: Battle Through Time will be getting a retail release in Japan on January 21st with DMM GAMES publishing.

Review scores

Shantae and the Seven Sirens

This week’s review scores included A Short Hike with 33/40, Birthday of Midnight with 27/40, Going Under with 31/40, KAMEN RIDER memory of heroez with 27/40, MAD RAT DEAD with 30/40, Pine with 27/40, Shantae and the Seven Sirens with 32/40, Spiritfarer with 34/40, and The Survivalists with 30/40. Check out the full list of Switch review scores since 2017 until present day at this page.

Famitsu Most Wanted

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild 2
  1. The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild 2 (Switch) – 469
  2. Monster Hunter Rise (Switch) – 408
  3. Shin Megami Tensei V (Switch) – 385
  4. Bayonetta 3 (Switch) – 384
  5. Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity (Switch) – 350
  6. Bravely Default II (Switch) – 334
  7. Momotaro Dentetsu ~Showa Heisei, Reiwa mo Teiban!~ (Switch) – 260
  8. Ushiro (Switch) – 182
  9. Rune Factory 5 (Switch) – 175
  10. Sakuna: Of Rice and Ruin (Switch) – 173
  11. Derby Stallion (Switch) – 159
  12. Pikmin 3 Deluxe (Switch) – 152
  13. New Pokémon Snap (Switch) – 124
  14. Atelier Ryza 2: Lost Legends & The Secret Fairy (Switch) – 117
  15. Shiren the Wanderer: The Tower of Fortune and the Dice of Fate (Switch) – below 95
  16. Puyo Puyo Tetris 2 (Switch) – below 95
  17. Shin Megami Tensei III NOCTURNE HD REMASTER (Switch) – below 95
  18. Monster Hunter Stories 2: Wings of Ruin (Switch) – below 95

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild 2 is at number one for the 10th week with Monster Hunter Rise up to number two! Sakuna: Of Rice and Ruin is at #3 with 369 votes, Ushiro is at #4 with 360 votes, and Jack Jeanne at #9 with 140 votes in the Newcomers chart. Check out previous weeks’ Famitsu Most Wanted posts at this link.

Nintendo advert

The Crown Tundra

This week’s first party advert features The Crown Tundra content from the Pokémon Sword/Shield Expansion Pass! Check out past magazine adverts at this link.

Next week’s issue

Shin Megami Tensei III NOCTURNE HD REMASTER

The next issue of Weekly Famitsu magazine (out October 29th in Japan) is set to feature Shin Megami Tensei III NOCTURNE HD REMASTER as well as Shadowverse Champions Battle.