Depending on whom you ask, there's a sentiment in some circles that the Japanese games industry is struggling to maintain relevance. While traditional Japanese role-playing games don't clinch the Western market quite as tightly as they once did, The World Ends With You stands as a prime example of the genre's staying power. Actually, it's one of the best role-playing games – regardless of region – we've played in years.
Apparently Apple is now trying to surpass Nintendo and Sony as the leader in handheld gaming. Seems like a huge goal considering the 20 years Nintendo has dominated since they came out with the original Gameboy.