Weekly Famitsu

Weekly Famitsu Magazine No.1657

This week’s Weekly Famitsu post including review scores, Famitsu Most Wanted, advert, and more. Buy physical copies of the magazine at this link.

Cover story

The Idolmaster: Cinderella Girls Starlight Stage

This week’s magazine cover features the 5th anniversary of The Idolmaster: Cinderella Girls Starlight Stage with over 30 pages of coverage including interview with voice actors, DJ KOO, and a Q&A with the production staff.

Feature stories

Jack Jeanne

The feature Nintendo-related story this week is for Jack Jeanne with a detailed 8-page look at the upcoming visual novel from Broccoli and Sui Ishida. The game is also 70% complete. Other Switch games covered include Puyo Puyo Tetris 2 (4 pages), COLLECTION of SaGa FINAL FANTASY LEGEND (2 pages), Moonlighter (which is revealed as getting a retail release on November 26), Metal Max Xeno Reborn (4 pages), and more.

Review scores

Chinese Parents

This week’s review scores included the heart-warming simulation Chinese Parents with 33/40, the horror game Never Again with 26/40, and the metroidvania game Outbuddies DX with 30/40. Check out the full list of Switch review scores since 2017 until present day at this page.

Famitsu Most Wanted

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild 2
  1. The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild 2 (Switch) – 408
  2. Bravely Default II (Switch) – 379
  3. Bayonetta 3 (Switch) – 373
  4. Shin Megami Tensei V (Switch) – 369
  5. Ushiro (Switch) – 286
  6. Momotaro Dentetsu ~Showa Heisei, Reiwa mo Teiban!~ (Switch) – 279
  7. Rune Factory 5 (Switch) – 249
  8. Pro Yakyuu Famista 2020 (Switch) – 246
  9. Atelier Ryza 2: Lost Legends & The Secret Fairy (Switch) – 210
  10. Sakuna: Of Rice and Ruin (Switch) – 207
  11. New Pokémon Snap (Switch) – 194
  12. Shin Megami Tensei III NOCTURNE HD REMASTER (Switch) – 180
  13. Pikmin 3 Deluxe (Switch) – 73
  14. METAL MAX Xeno Reborn (Switch) – below 73
  15. KAMEN RIDER memory of heroez (Switch) – below 73

Breath of the Wild 2 is at number one for the third week with Bravely Default II up to number two! Ushiro is back to #1 in the Newcomers chart with 599 votes with Sakuna: Of Rice and Ruin at #4 with 265 votes. Check out previous weeks’ Famitsu Most Wanted posts at this link.

Nintendo advert

Pikmin 3 Deluxe

This week’s first party advert features Pikmin 3 Deluxe! Check out past magazine adverts at this link.

Next week’s issue

The next issue of Weekly Famitsu magazine (out September 10 in Japan) is set to feature 16 pages of UNDERTALE on the game’s 5th anniversary with cover artwork by Toby Fox and Temmie Chang plus there will possibly be new information for the game coming soon!