Report: A Merger Might Cause an Xbox-PlayStation Monopoly in China

Media reports are coming in that Chinese media companies BesTV and Shanghai Oriental Pearl Group are merging. The two companies are respective joint venture partners of Microsoft and Sony for the Xbox One and PlayStation 4 in China. » 9/03/14 8:00am 9/03/14 8:00am

"Suspicious" Lady Causes Another Japanese Internet Conspiracy

When the weather is shown on Japanese television, there are often random shots of people walking on hot city streets. To people online in Japan, one person, however, doesn't look so random. » 7/23/14 6:30am 7/23/14 6:30am

Finally A Chance To Slap PlayStation Home Users

Two new games hit Sony's PlayStation Home virtual world on Thursday, through one hits harder than the other. Conspiracy's stealthy infiltration seems entertaining, but Slap Happy Sam's cartoon violence looks downright therapeutic. » 1/19/11 5:20pm 1/19/11 5:20pm

This Woman Is The Nintendo Wii Killer

Meet Aki Higashihara. She might look like your typical Japanese pin-up with a blog and a smile, but she is anything but. This is the woman who could be killing the Nintendo Wii. » 11/17/10 7:00am 11/17/10 7:00am

Xbox 360-Type Logo Appeared In 17th Century As Aliens?

The Xbox 360 logo inspired by aliens? Probably not, but it does have green in it. And aliens are always green. Mark Wilson over at sister site Gizmodo spotted this sketch from 1697, which has a design that looks like the Xbox 360 logo. Coincidence? » 12/01/08 11:00pm 12/01/08 11:00pm