Track: Paid In Full | Artist: Eric B. & Rakim | Album: Paid In Full
On October 22, there will be an examination for certification in the Koga-ryu school of ninjutsu. I am not making this up.
According to Nippon Ichi Software America president Takuro Yamashita, Microsoft “hasn’t been very supportive of Japanese games.” Since this is NIS America, Yamashita is talking about bringing Japanese games to the Xbox One and not selling loads of Xbox Ones in Japan.
Have you ever seen Saint Seiya? If so, you probably wondering why Katy Perry is dressed like a character from the classic anime.
Painted Lady. Denver, Colorado. By Fred Beck.
Track: Love Corrida | Artist: Kavka Shishido | Album: Kavkanize
In PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds, frying pans aren’t used for cooking but for melee and blocking bullets. Recently in South Korea, a politician brought a golden pan to an assembly to talk about the game’s success.
In 2013, Hayao Miyazaki retired from making feature films. This year, it was officially announced that he was returning to long-form filmmaking. And now, we know why.
By the Kamo River. Kyoto, Japan. By Tara Bennett.
Track: Never Let Me Down Again | Artist: Depeche Mode | Album: Music for the Masses
If you’ve ever seen an original Famicom cartridge, you probably wondered what those little holes on the top edge were. Were they ventilation holes? Part of the manufacturing process? Something to put string in? Nintendo has reportedly explained their meaning, saying they’re nothing more than a design element.
Virtual idol Hatsune Miku appears to be dancing inside this modded PC case, which was recently shown in Osaka.
Shinjuku Nights. Tokyo, Japan. By Peter Tieryas.
Track: Step Up Love | Artist: Daoko x Yasuyuki Okamura | Album: Step Up Love (single)
When giving a panel at SEA Summit in Singapore, Yoko Taro talked about his hopes and dreams, including the possibility of a Nier sequel, a Drakengard and a porno.
Nippon Ichi Sofware has launched a mysterious teaser site for a new game. Not much else to go on, save for the four colors (blue, yellow, green and red) on the site.
During last month’s Tokyo Game Show, Sega announced it was doing a Sonic Forces promotion with Hooters for some reason. Today, said collaboration begins at the chain’s Tokyo locations, and it’s not very good at all.