Ah, to stay young. And get totally trashed at the same time. Who knew?
Doh! If you are going to try to fool Japanese people, it's very important not to make simple Japanese language fails.
From toys to snack cakes, Sanrio's ever-famous cat can be seen peddling everything. Including beer.
Why would a tower
defense "offense" game be the perfect inspiration for a beer? Because "warzone," spelled exactly that way, in Polish means "brewed." And the guys behind the Polish-developed Anomaly: Warzone series like to hoist a pint, too.
This is The Last Barfighter. It's a 2D arcade fighting game. It looks pretty awful, but that's OK. The point here isn't to simply enjoy a video game. It's to beat your opponent so you get beer.
Greg Zeschuk co-founded BioWare in 1995 and left it in September, after seeing his studio deliver Mass Effect, Baldur's Gate and some of video gaming's most notable series over the better part of two decades. What's he doing in his retirement? Well, he's drinking beer.
Hey barkeep? BARKEEP. Today has been absolutely miserable, just filled with incest, fratricide, war, betrayal, beheading, oath-breaking, and dragons. Pour me a mug of IRON THRONE BLONDE ALE.
There are plenty of games that are better after a few drinks, but I can't think of any other that literally require you to have one in your hand while playing in order for the thing to work.
I'm not sure if this exists outside of Japan. Perhaps it does.
It's one of the greatest games ever made. Playing it is a rite of passage for millions. It's a game that becomes increasingly difficult the longer you play it. That's right, I'm talking about beer pong—make that, Beer Pong.
An important piece of technology was tucked away at Nvidia's CES 2011 booth, the Kegputer, which is part Sierra Nevada dispensing beer keg, part high-powered gaming rig. Kris from Nvidia explains what makes this refrigerated PC so unique.
Reader Ben was at the Flying Saucer in Raleigh the other day when he noticed something strangely familiar about the pub's "wall of fame".