Operation Rainfall

Operation Rainfall (shortened as oprainfall) was originally a fan campaign initially formed to persuade Nintendo of America (NOA) to localize three role-playing video games for the Wii console: Xenoblade Chronicles, The Last Story, and Pandora's Tower. The campaign launched on June 23, 2011; and in January 2013, Xseed Games announced Pandora's Tower, the final game released in North America on April 16, 2013.As the campaign evolved over time, Operation Rainfall transformed into a community and the name of a video game news blog specialized in Japanese video games that are rendered niche in the Western market, as well as a hub for localization campaigns for other Japanese games.
Posts about Operation Rainfall
  • Why I Love Xenoblade Chronicles

    … serviceable. The other half of the gameplay is exploration. You explore the world, collecting items, finding new areas, meeting NPCs, and doing sidequests. It’s all quite complex; the affinity chart makes for a very deep system of quest unlocks and there are many timed quests while other quests aren’t often displayed on the mini-map. On top…

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  • I Don’t Mind Droughts So Much These Days

    …, Xbox360, and gaming PC. Actually, the majority of it sits utterly unplayed on my shelf. Games that I know to be classics, such as Planescape: Torment, System Shock 2, Knights of the Old Republic, Elder Scrolls: Morrowind; and modern “must-play” games like Skyrim, The Witcher 2, the Batman: Arkham trilogy, and Far Cry 3, are all equally uninstalled…

    Nintendo Enthusiast- 2 readers -