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

    … view. Now, it’s tough to have a conversation about Xenoblade without bringing up the soundtrack — and rightfully so. The score was done by six different musicians: Tomori Kudo, Hiroyo Yamanaka, Kenji Hiramatsu, Yoko Shimomura, Manami Kiyota, and Yasunori Mitsuda. What they did together was nothing short of magnificent. First is the environmental…

    Jonathan Harrington/ Nintendo Enthusiast- 2 readers -

  • I Don’t Mind Droughts So Much These Days

    … about two years ago, when I completely disappeared from the site, and from the internet in general, the week that Dragon’s Dogma came out. But I think he understood how great the game is. Back to why I don’t mind gaming droughts: It’s also not like I’m entertained with my backlog of incredible games available through the combination of my Wii U…

    Nintendo Enthusiast- 2 readers -