In Tokyo, you can dress up as Mario or Luigi or Wario or whatever Mario Kart character you desire (Toad is clearly the best Mario Kart character and has been for 25 years) and drive the streets in a real go-kart that looks very similar to what appears in the game. You can do this without a helmet and seat belt, too,…
Why they weren't doing this already, I have no fucking idea
Imagine a 17-year-old gamer tossing a copy of the Teen-rated Star Wars Battlefront 2 onto his local GameStop’s checkout counter, only to be asked: “Sir, may I see your ID?”
Steven Spielberg’s Ready Player One adaptation got its first poster this weekend and there’s something a little off about it. Namely actor Tye Sheridan’s
left right leg which seems to stretch on into infinity.
Xenogears is celebrating its 20th anniversary next year, and Square Enix announced the Xenogears 20th Anniversary Concert –The Beginning and the End- that will take place in Japan this April.
Nintendo said at The Game Awards that Platinum Games is developing Bayonetta 3 exclusively for the Switch.
Josef Fares, director of Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons and the upcoming A Way Out, delivered a spirited, invigorated, profanity-powered speech at The Game Awards this evening, covering his real and true feelings on the Oscars and loot boxes. I can’t do it justice. Just watch and enjoy.
Today on Highlight Reel we have synchronized snipes, nuts Mario Odyssey tricks, and much more!
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At the end of this week’s Dragon Ball Super episode, there was a short message memorializing Hiromi Tsuru, who passed away last week.
This arg shit is seriously getting too fucked up
In May, Nicci Kay and her wife moved 25 miles south to the port city of Tacoma, Washington where, in time, they planned to overtake the Resistance’s hold on the area. Kay is an Ingress player, an agent in a great and invisible cyberwar over territory that spans the globe, involving two factions: the Resistance and the…
A dispute between the Screen Actors Guild‐American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (SAG-AFTRA) and some of the world’s biggest video game publishers is officially over, just over a year after it began.
Launching in late 2012, Nintendo’s Miiverse allowed Wii U and later 3DS owners to hang out and share stuff like hand-drawn pictures and screenshots. The service closed down at 1am today, and users have said their goodbyes in the most Miiverse ways imaginable: with stick figures, tears and hairy dicks.
Does Japan have a monopoly on cool Starbucks? It can seem that way. Later this year, the country is getting yet another neat-looking one.
Japan makes amazing train simulators. Densha de Go!, released in Japanese arcades this week, is no exception.
In Japan, Christmas is typically celebrated with a cake. Pepsi is celebrating it with a limited edition release called “Christmas Cola.”
Call of Duty: WWII’s Japanese poster campaign sure looks different. Instead of battle hardened troops, it features young folks in dark clothing, holding controllers and saying things like “I’ll do anything for my team.”
Saudi Arabian artist Mashael Barrak has had her character design chosen to be included in an upcoming SNK game after winning a design contest.
Flash games have been on their way out for some time. Many are already lost, scattered to the far corners of the internet with only a handful of people on an old forum to grieve for them. As a result, one Nintendo fan has decided to collect as many of the company’s flash games as possible so they can be preserved.
Recently, Shibuya has become Halloween central in Japan, with mobs of costume-wearing partiers descending on the neighborhood. While it looks like they have a blast, they do leave a lot of trash.
The motion controls in the new Nintendo Switch Super Mario game are largely optional, but one key collectible early on indicates that the developers expect you to use them. Those motion controls are far easier to input when the Switch is connected to a TV than when it’s running in handheld mode.
Kind of a mess of an article but some info I didn't know in there
The back page of Alex Hall’s economics textbook was filled with scribbles. Diagrams, notes, story beats, a web that formed an outline for his next update. By day, Hall was a student at St. Louis University, but after class he was writing what would become one of the most infamous internet ghost stories: Ben Drowned, a…
The Matrix movie title credits show falling green digital code. If you know Japanese, the katakana characters will look familiar, but where did this code actually come from? The man who created the title sequence recently revealed the source: His wife’s Japanese cook book.
On Friday, the first night of TwitchCon 2017 in Long Beach, California, I was standing on a street corner, waiting for a stoplight to change. A roving pack of streamers walked up behind me. “Are you streaming right now?” one asked another. “Of course!” an IRL streamer replied. “If you’re here and you’re not streaming,…