Consider importing Amiibo

We know Amiibos are rare. You can’t visit a video game website or blog without people commenting on the sudden appearance or disappearance of Nintendo’s NFC figures – this one included. However, it’s time to start thinking about adopting a new strategy when it comes to the pursuit of these characters. We’ve seen that some more »

Important Importables Review: The Luigi Nendoroid is too photogenic

Good news, Nintendo fanboys and girls! The Luigi Nendoroid is here. You can find him in many places online, like Crunchyroll and , and he’s glorious. I’ve been collecting Nendoroids for almost a year now and I can honestly say that with one $40 purchase, he’s become one of my favorite figures. It isn’t because more »

Important Importables: Game Center CX Deserves a Second Chance

Retro Game Challenge is the best DS game . It’s a mini-game collection of “retro” games, and is inspired by Shinya Arino’s Game Center CX TV show where he plays retro games. The original title had players attempting to best Game Master Arino by playing “classics” like Cosmic Gate, Robot Ninja Haggle Man, Rally King, more »

Important Importables: Snow Miku Nendoroid Magical Snow Ver.

As promised, here’s another Important Importables in a timely fashion! I’m getting good at this! This installment is all about the incredibly lovely, 2014 Snow Miku Nendoroid. It was going to be a long review of the figure, with lots of detailed pictures, but something happened. This post happened. Here’s how it all went. I more »

Important Importables Review: Girls RPG: Cinderellife

Girls RPG: Cinderellife is weird. It’s nothing like you’d expect from an RPG. Really, it’s more of a life simulation. I mean, a player does get to level up various parameters, usually by spending money on various clothes, hairstyles, and accessories. There are missions too, and an overarching story. Really though, it’s about experiencing life more »

Fan service without pleasure

There have been few reviews of Monster Monpiece going around. It may be because its a very niche card/strategy game that was likely passed off in favor of larger games, but more likely it is the fact that there are aspects of the game that are problematic to say the least.  Go to the comments more »


Battle Princess of Arcadias Review: Last Exit to Capital Town

Title: Battle Princess of Arcadias Price: $29.99 System(s): PS3 Release Date: June 17, 2014 Publisher (Developer): Nippon Ichi (ApolloSoft) ESRB Rating: “Teen” for Violence and Mild Language Beloved subjects, the kingdom is in turmoil. We’re besieged by monsters. Hostile kingdoms surround us on all sides. Our ruler is an incompetent waterfowl. Action must be taken. more »

ACEN 2014: Be wary of import game vendors

One of the allures of an anime convention like ACEN 2014 is the dealer room. Most of the attendees will never get to go to Japan, and it’s the closest they’ll get to all kinds of incredibly desirable, Japanese merchandise. However, this year you may want to hold back when it comes to import video more »


Important Importables Review: Nendoroid Hunter: Female – Lagombi Edition

Hi all, and welcome to another installment of Important Importables. Did you miss me? Well, crazy-business happens, but we’re back this week with a Nendoroid Hunter review. That’s right, Nendoroid Hunter. It’s one of the latest figures from Good Smile Company. Meet the Lagombi hunter! She looks like she just stepped out of Monster Hunter more »

Nendoroid Photo Diary: When Isabelle met Teddie

Today, we’re going to experiment with a little something special here at GamerTell. This is the inaugural Nendoroid Photo Diary. Good Smile Company makes a lot of Nendoroids based on video game characters, so we may as well enjoy that by putting them in adorable photo shoots together. Especially story-based photo shoots. Which brings us more »


Important Importables Review: Isabelle Nendoroid

Okay everyone, welcome to another Important Importables and this week we’re looking at our very first Nendoroid. Rather, it’s my very first Nendoroid. It’s from , the best selling 3DS game. I’m going to go ahead and refer to her as the Isabelle Nendoroid for the rest of this review, because she’ll always be Isabelle more »

Important Importables Review: Hatsune Miku: Project Mirai 2

Title: Hatsune Miku: Project Mirai 2 Price: ¥6,279 System(s): 3DS Release Date: November 28, 2013 Publisher (Developer): Sega (Sega) CERO Rating: “CERO A” for All Ages Wow! It’s been a while since there’s been an Important Importables review, hasn’t it? Sorry. Life got in the way. You know how it goes. But we’re back, and more »