Internet cafes started as coffee shops where you could check email. But over the years, people turned them into dens for sharing pirated music, hotspots for video game addiction, and even temporary housing.
It's hard to imagine the rotund dictator and supreme leader of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea was ever a cute innocent child, especially after what he did to his uncle last year. But lo-and-behold, North Korean central news agency KCNA recently released a series of photos of the young leader for all to see.
While games like Guitar Hero and Rock Band might be going to the way of last gen, rhythm music games are ever popular in Asia, especially when the games are made for mobile. Tencent's Rhythm Master game is especially popular in China, where the game has been consistently topping the charts in app rankings since it was…
Chain establishments can start to blur together. They start to seem the same, because they all look the same. That's not always true for Starbucks, especially in Asia. Some of its ubiquitous coffee houses are not only unique, but so cool.
As of today, Sony Computer Entertainment Japan and Sony Computer Entertainment Asia are now a single unit, Sony Computer Entertainment Japan Asia. This seems to streamline and expand PlayStation operations. [SCEI]
It's that time again. It's time to look for Kotaku East interns. Do you live in Asia? Would you like to intern with Kotaku? Have I got something for you!
A white dude brings his Asian-American girlfriend to a poker party. A white dude hits the town with his Asian girlfriend. A white solider talks to his pregnant Asian wife as she undergoes a sonogram. This white dude-Asian lady combo seems to be a thing of late in Western advertising—a familiar ad trope, if you will.
League of Legends will put $5 million up for grabs this summer and fall in its second annual world championship series, pitting the winners of six regional championships against one another at the University of Southern California's Galen Center on Oct. 13.
It's lost billions over the past few years and been publicly shamed by one of the world's biggest ever online security breaches, but according to a survey across ten markets Sony is still Asia's "most valued brand".
Blizzard Entertainment plans to host an art exhibition at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Taipei this month.
It looks like even Apple was caught off guard by the success of the iPad, citing its runaway success in the U.S. as the primary reason everyone else has to wait another month for it.
Hey Indonesia! Guess what? Sony is bringing its PlayStation business to you.
MMOs smaller than the ones made by the heavyweight players - which is to say most of them - have fled for the U.S. free-to-play market, the co-founder of MMO-maker Reality Gap told Gamasutra.
You think Halo, you think...well, you don't think designer clothing. But Microsoft Asia do, which explains why we're now looking at a most unexpected (and unexpectedly tasteful) range of Halo Wars gear.
You can get your first look - and, if you read Mandarin, the first words about - Need for Speed: World Online, EA's racing MMO launching soon in Asia.
What better way to celebrate the New Year than with new PSP colors. Sony Computer Entertainment Asia is doing just that with not one, but two new PSP shades.
Microsoft did OK in 2008. But there’s always room for improvement! So it’s with a grim sense of predictability that Microsoft are predicting they'll sell more 360s in 2009.
Holidays are a worldwide deal — and so are Kotaku gift guides. Here it is, your window into the world with games that you can import. Some of them have full English language support. Some do not. We tried to make a note where possible to help shoppers out. Also, some of these titles will work on all consoles, while…