Video Games are Graded in Famitsu by a Panel of four Video Game Reviewers

Weekly Famitsu (週刊ファミ通, Shukan Famitsu) is considered the most respected video game news magazine in Japan. Weekly Famitsu concentrates on video game reviews, as well as video game industry news. The magazine was originally called Famicom Tsuushin (ファミコン通信, Famicom Tsuushin). Family Computer is the name of Nintendo’s eight-bit video game console in Japan (the Nintendo Entertainment System (NES) in the Europe, the U.S. and most other western countries), and tsu-shin is the Japanese word for “news”. The first issue was published in 1986 (Today, Famitsu Cube and Advance concentrates on Nintendo games). Weekly Famitsu is sold every Friday with...

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