Fighter | TOKYO, JAPAN: Pro-gamer Daigo Umehara plays the Street Fighter cabinet with big, punchable buttons. (Photo: 4Gamer)
Westerners notice it. The clothes run slightly smaller, and a medium in Japan would be a small-or even a petite-back home. Barring the exception here or there, Japanese people tend to have smaller frames. More »
Bizarrely, the imprisoned founder of file-sharing site Megaupload - Kim Dotcom, formerly Kim Schmitz-was also until this week the world's number one Call of Duty: More »
As a principal artist at BioWare, and before that EA, Rodrigue Pralier has built (and dressed) some pretty badass game characters over the years, up to and including a certain Commander Shepard.
Working on the Mass Effect series Pralier has helped build some cool models and costumes, including... More »
Late last year, a British documentary used footage from a video game and amazingly labelled it as a secret IRA recording. It has now, a few months later, been given a severe dressing-down.
British communications regulator Ofcom, which began an investigation into the incident last October, has this... More »
"I'm 12 and what is this". If you don't know what that means, here. Everybody back on the same page? OK, so we can all have a laugh at this poor guy's expense when he was banned from Star Wars: More »
Lies, bloodshed, betrayal! Power and influence, secrets and whispers, fragile alliances shattered in heartache and death! Also, lots of intense, weird sex. More »
Trailers. Walkthroughs. Cat videos. Whatever it is you waste your time watching on YouTube, have you ever considered the sheer scale of content being uploaded to the service's servers?
YouTube has, and has put together this awesome site to help you visualise it. More »
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