First 4 Figures shares Okami: Amaterasu Life Size Bust statue production diary and drop test

Just dropping in for an update

First 4 Figures has a number of different statues in the works, including Amaterasu from Okami. Check out the videos above to see how things are coming along!

Good Smile reveals Splatoon, Okami, and Xenoblade Chronicles 2 figurines

Good Smile has revealed three more figurines that the company is working on. The lineup includes Splatoon's Inkling Boy figma, Amaterasu Nendoroid, and KOS-MOS Re: from Xenoblade Chronicles 2. It seems we'll have to hang tight to get more info on each of these upcoming releases. Whenever new details are shared, we'll be sure to bring the news to you!

Thanks to Andreslop24 for the heads up!

Okami achieves another Guinness World Record

Okami already had one Guinness World Record under its belt, but it wasn't exactly one to be proud of. The title won ‘Least commercially successful winner of a Game of the Year award’ back in 2010. Thankfully now the game has another Guinness World Record that sounds a bit better. Okami has now laid claim to the ‘Most critically acclaimed video game starring an animal character’ record.

Game History Secrets - How Okami 2 Almost Happened at Platinum

Today on Game History Secrets we talk about how Okami 2 almost happened, and we don't mean Okamiden. A full sequel made by Okami's original team almost came to be a whole decade after the developers at Clover Studio (who now work at Platinum Games) left Capcom. Even though the proposal fell through, Platinum are said to still have a friendly relationship with Capcom. Hideki Kamiya was even pictured at Capcom HQ playing the Nintendo Switch port of Okami HD.

Capcom hosting Okami Hikokuji lottery in Japan

Capcom has announced a Okami Hikokuji lottery in Japan. Some special Okami prizes are up for grabs, which are detailed below.

Prize A: Illustration Collection
Prize B: Tote Bag
Prize C: Wooden Keychain
Prize D: Post Card + Sticker Set

You can try your luck at winning one of these items for 700 Yen, or you can just buy the complete set of prizes for 24,500 Yen.
The lottery is live now, and runs through to September 17, 2018.

Okami HD Limited Edition - unboxing

In Okami HD players take on the role of Amaterasu, the Japanese sun goddess who inhabits the form of a legendary white wolf Shiranui on a quest to defeat Orochi, an eight-headed demon and tyrannical monster responsible for turning the world into a ruined wasteland. Players must use Amaterasu’s magical abilities and the arsenal of items, attacks and Celestial Brush techniques to restore the land of Nippon to its previous glory full of life and color. Along the way, Amaterasu will be called upon to help a cast of quirky and intriguing characters and defeat a bevy of brutal enemies to rid the land of Orochi’s curse.

Okami HD - Japanese retail copy unboxing

Okami HD Nintendo Switch Package
Full reversible cover art shot...

Japan got all kinds of fancy options when it came to their retail copies of Okami HD, but here in the states we get digital only. Let's at least enjoy this photo gallery of the stadard retail copy in Japan. As expected, it's an absolutely gorgeous package. Only thing it's missing is the IGN logo...

Thanks to MrBanballow for the heads up!

GameSpot Versus - Okami vs. Zelda: Twilight Princess

With Okami launching on Nintendo Switch, we thought we'd square Capcom's classic against another lupine adventure, The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess.

Digital Foundry - Okami HD Switch analysis

Fancy a little bonus DF Retro? Okami HD is heading to Switch - as good an excuse as any for John to check out all the major console versions, including the mysterious '4K' PlayStation 3 release! All of the ports have their plus points and you can see them all in action here.