video games

Sounds like Universal Studio Japan’s Nintendo zone is going to be huge!

Park reveals project is bigger than Wizarding World of Harry Potter, gives tentative opening date.

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How to hatch your Pokémon GO eggs without taking a single step

Augmented reality lifehack replaces the rubber bands and clips that worked for previous Pokémon games.

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Feast your eyes on this incredibly detailed US$300 Venom Snake statue complete with cute puppy

Boutique figure maker Gecco introduces an ultra-detailed statue of Venom Snake from Metal Gear Solid V that will lighten your wallet and make you weep tears of nerd joy.

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A major Nintendo Developer Tool update means it’s on like Donkey Kong for indie developers!

If you’ve ever been frustrated by a small mushroom man telling you for the 7th time that the person you’re looking for is in another castle, this news is for you!

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I Hate You: Japan’s anime-style mobile romance game starring girls who will never, ever love you

Developers warn players of potential emotional trauma while fans praise dating simulator’s realism.

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As mobile game Pokémon GO launches, players keep finding Magikarp in crazy locations 【Photos】

The pitifully weak Pokémon has been showing up in some embarrassing places, including one that shows a preference for a rival company’s video games.

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Gamer damages cover of friend’s 3DS game, returns it with awesome hand-illustrated replacement

This is what happens when artistic sense meets a sense of responsiblity.

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Tokyo’s Shibuya Station now sending trains on their way by playing the Dragon Quest theme 【Video】

Go forth, mighty heroes/rail passengers! Seek adventure in the magical realm of Yokohama!

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Upcoming Japanese video game has its idol singers dying, literally, to be the number one vocalist

With the genre listed as “center scramble death game adventure,” you should expect a pretty high body-count, no matter how cute the characters are.

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Looks like KanColle is a big hit in one of Japan’s oldest navy towns.

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Sharin no Kuni Kickstarter campaign launches to localize dystopian-themed adult game

Another popular visual novel is headed West.

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One of Japan’s most famous manga artists marries professional cosplayer 31 years younger than him

The chime of wedding bells echoes across a decades-large age gap for the creator of anime/manga series Oh! My Goddess and character designer for the Tales video game franchise.

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Man’s feet begin rotting following six-day online gaming binge in Chinese Internet café

Parents often worry that too many video games will rot their kids’ brains, but maybe they should be worrying about their children’s feet instead.

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How many prizes can you win from Japanese arcade crane games with 10,000 yen?【Experiment】

Our resident UFO catcher expert reveals six tips for when you’ve got your eyes on the prize in the glass case.

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Pikachu gets pumped up, freaks us out with his newly muscular bod

Looks like Pikachu’s protein supplements and lifting regimen have been super effective.

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“Resident Weeaboo” – Swiss otaku’s parody of horror series features anime huggy pillows, insanity

Swiss super otaku Melonpan might just be the most bonkers Resident Evil fan on the internet…

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Cuddly Pikachu PC cushion will steal your heart, absolutely ruin your productivity

Plushie is half anime ergonomic aid, half heart-warming distraction.

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Japanese kids finally reclaim right to go to video game arcades at night with their parents

After-dinner family sticker pictures will soon be A-OK in the eyes of the law.

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Nintendo unveils two new limited-edition Pokémon 3DS units, and true fans will want both 【Photos】

Because it’s just too hard to choose between cute and cool.

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Pikachu teams up with popular ketchup maker for cute prize giveaway in Japan

The electric pokémon reveals his fondness for tomato sauce in this latest home-grown collaboration.

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