Brian Ashcraft
Originally from Texas, Ashcraft has called Osaka home since 2001. He has authored five books, including most recently, Japanese Whisky: The Ultimate Guide to the World's Most Desirable Spirit.
6:00 AM

Riot has revealed the new logo for League of Legends (pictured). The game will celebrate its 10th anniversary on October 15 and, according to Riot, sees about 8 million concurrent players every day. That’s a lot!

5:55 AM

For the first time in 17 years, a totally new Angelique love sim has been announced. According to Koei Tecmo, the game will have a new illustrator and is headed to the Switch in 2020. No word yet about an international release. As ANN points out, the game originally launched in 1994 as “the world’s first love game for

7:30 AM

Over the two business days and the two public days, here’s the total attendance tally for this year’s Tokyo Game Show: 262,076 people. That’s down from the 298,690 people who attended last year but more than the 254,311 people who attended in 2017.