Astro Ninja Man Announced For Famicom

Riki have announced the action game Astro Ninja Man for Famicom release this Spring. Eijirou Ichikawa is listed as the programmer, Noriyasu Kamata responsible for game level design, Hiroto Saito, Nobuyuki Shioda, Manabu Namiki, and Bun for music, and Nobuyuki Shioda for sound effects. Check out the screenshots, packaging, and promo video below…

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8BIT POCKET PLUS Console Announced

Columbus Circle have announced the portable 8BIT POCKET PLUS console for release on May 8 in Japan priced at ¥6,578. The 8BIT POCKET PLUS allows you to play Famicom games on the go and features a 2.8-inch LCD screen with AC adapter (Japanese region) included! Pre-order the system at this link. More images added below…

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Final Bubble Bobble Coming to Switch

Taito have announced that copies of Bubble Bobble 4 Friends ordered from Amazon Japan on Cyber Monday will receive a download code for the Final Bubble Bobble game which originally released on Sega Mark III back in 1988! Buy the game here (without Final Bubble Bobble!) and use the code JPNINTENDO for 5% off. Thanks to Naruki. A Bubble Bobble 4 Friends Special Edition was also announced priced at ¥10,780 (the regular edition is ¥5,280) with both versions newly dated for 27 February 2020. Box art and Special Edition pictured below added below…

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Bubble Bobble 4 Friends Includes Bubble Bobble

Taito have confirmed that the Japanese release of Bubble Bobble 4 Friends this February will include a copy of the original Bubble Bobble game from 1986! Buy the game here and use the code JPNINTENDO for 5% off.

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