Our Full Review of "The Sakana Connection" on the iTunes Japan Store!
Aug 10, 2015
Hey guys, Nick here bringing you a unique game review from the Japanese mobile gaming market! If you remember, a couple months back I showed an exclusive preview of the title The Sakana Connection which allows you to enjoy all types of fishing! Now that the game has been out for some time I'd love to present you a full-on review of the game. Sakana Connection is developed and published by Dena and is free to download and play on the Japan Apple iTunes App Store. Let's check it out!
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The game starts out with a little download of content, but this is pretty common for Japanese App games with residual data to unpack the game fully. After your download you're thrown into a fishing tutorial that shows you the most basic elements of fishing on the game. The female character in the image above guides you through the tutorial and she's very sweet and love assisting you with your fishing adventures. The biggest thing that I loved about the game is the expansive and huge FISH index. From there you can show your highest fishing achievements in a log and compare with friends and competitors.
As you fish, the game is in beautiful, fully-rendered 3D and has a first person perspective while you are fishing. I found the mechanics to be pretty easy. Basically follow the directed prompts with swiping left and right for various commands. At first, it was a little tricky landing a catch but after you get your own personal finesse with the game, you can quickly improve and begin collecting more and more fish while making your way through the game.
I don't want to give away too much about the game, but I think you guys will really enjoy it. Personally, I have been hooked playing for two weeks now. What do you think? I'd love to hear your feedback in the comment section! Additionally, I've linked a promotional video above so that you can see the fish in motion in all of their glory! As you may have expected Sakana Connection is available free to download and play on the Japan iTunes Store!