Responsible Young Drivers, despite its English name, is a Belgian advocacy group that, well, advocates responsible driving for the young. What better way to illustrate that than with a video game, and a smashed driver behind the wheel?
An independent games developer is in custody and charged with violating U.S. immigration law after allegedly swimming the Detroit River, which forms the U.S.-Canadian border, to gain entry to the country.
And really, the item itself - Mattel Electronic Soccer - isn't. But as is their thing, the team at Bleeping Relics have made a quick session with the relic about as informative and good-looking as possible.
The Japan Expo Belgium 2011 was held in Belgium, with folks dressing up like Japanese anime and game characters. And other people beating the crap out of each other.
This year marks the 20th anniversary of the creation of Sonic the Hedgehog. And nothing says "old, possibly dead but worth a token remembrance anyway" like commemorative postage stamps.
bpost, the postal service of Belgium, will put stamps featuring New Super Mario Bros. Wii on sale beginning Monday. Looks like it offers Mario with three different powerups, plus Yoshi. A sheet is €4,99. [via Polygonal Lawn, thanks Philip]
Like movies, the design of games can often be reduced to a set of "building blocks", various elements that you can combine to form the final product. It's an abstract concept, but one that's perfectly illustrated in this...card game.
An eagle-eyed Belgian gamer at the N.E.X.T. games expo took a pic of what is probably the character select screen from Street Fighter IV's console version. Unless it isn't. Internets is internets, after all. Assuming it is legit though, there are at least 26 playable characters - all the usual gang of Blanka, Chun Li,…
In June, the Belgian Entertainment Association (representing game publishers, of course) managed to convince Belgian authorities to outlaw game rentals. On the grounds that renting games made a sizeable dent in game sales. Part of that deal was that, from June, video stores couldn't buy any new games to rent out, but…