Recommend Japanese Wii Games

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  1. GeekyGuy
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    I'm hoping to get some suggestions for worthwhile import titles to check out, stuff that's playable for folks who don't read/speak Japanese (and/or perhaps even European exclusives that are also worth playing).

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  2. Taleweaver

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    Hard to say. I went over this list to see which games aren't released in the USA, but aside from Monster hunter G, I can't see anything I'd recognize.

    This isn't to say that there aren't good games out there - the guy who voted bleach VS crusade in the essential list probably has good reason to - but that they're just not popular enough to have heard of them.


    ...and I guess xenoblade has too much text to make it worth it? (never even seen a video of it...but heard some good things about it)
     
  3. Tonitonichopchop

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    Taiko no Tatsujin is the single greatest import game ever. It's easy to play even if you can't read Japanese, and it's a ton of fun. You may not like it if you don't like Japanese music.
     
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    The Taiko series is pretty fun in general, though I've never tried the Wii versions of the game. You could give Xenoblade a shot, I got around the game pretty well without being able to read hiragana or katakana (though I do know Kanji since I know Chinese).
     
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    I've seen it with the drum peripheral. Is it required to play the game, or can you use Wii Remotes? I would jump all over the game. Love the DS games.
     
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    You can use the classic controller, the wii remote on its side, and of course, the taiko peripheral. I play it with the classic controller and it's extremely fun.
     
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    Japanese:
    Xenoblade.
    The Last Story when it's released near the end of next year's January.
    Pop n' Music.
    Tales of Graces.
    Europe:
    Another Code R.
     
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    Tales of Graces. Use the Gamefaqs spoiler-free walkthrough if you don't know what to do next, but the game is totally playable if you've played "Tales of" style RPG's before.
     
  9. GeekyGuy
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    Many thanks, guys. Definitely some good stuff to get started with.
     
  10. Juanmatron

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    Get Xenoblade. It's the best RPG for Wii. Is freaking epic.

    Another Code R is here.
     
  11. Nah3DS

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    Zangeki no Reginleiv [​IMG]
     
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    Fatal Frame 4
     
  13. Ato Puro

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    Great as hell [​IMG]

    Xenoblade as well.

    Not mentioned yet are:

    Fullmetal Alchemist: Daughter of Dawn
    Fullmetal Alchemist: Prince of Dusk
    (if you are into FA);
    Gundam games (such as Mobile Suit Gundam)
    Radirgy Noa Wii
    Bleach vs Crusaders

    If I were to import, I'd get Xenoblade (beta patch .coming soon), Tales of Graces (full translation soon), Fatal Frame 4 (fully translated) and Zangeki no Reginleiv (no need to know JP to cut heads and limbs off)
     
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    Nah3DS Madre de Dios! Es El POLLO DIABLO!!!

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    correct. that is the best choice if you dont know japanese
     
  15. Ato Puro

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    Forgot to mention it's an italian translation [​IMG]
    http://xenoblade.altervista.org

    If you know Portuguese or Spanish (or Latin), you can understand Italian enough to play the game and understand its story/dialogues/etc..

    EDIT: I just saw you're from Argentina. Then I guess you know about neolatin languages (PT, ES, FR and IT) similarities.
     
  16. Nah3DS

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    @Ato Puro
    I have familly in Italy, went there a couple of times... so, I learn italian by induction LOL
    grazie!!