For the last 11 years, the yearly China Digital Entertainment Expo has been "entertaining" China and the world's gamers. Commonly known as China Joy, the show is usually known more for its booth companions—in fact, this year's China Joy was more about the gamers and geeks taking photos of young women.
What do you do when you're writing about the aimless, lost generation? You make a connection to video games, that's what.
Last December, Guangdong Satellite TV Station introduced a change to their regular weather broadcasts. Instead of stuffy meteorologists or on-air reporters reporting the changes in the weather, they hired a group of undergraduate Chinese girls.
Upcoming Nintendo 3DS role-playing game for girls Girls RPG Cindere Life featured a hostess-type heroine with heroine with comically huge eyes. "Featured" because at some point, the game's developer changed them.
Designed to appeal to the fairer sex—it's pink, you see—Nintendo will release the "Misty Pink" version of the Nintendo 3DS on October 20 in Japan, said president Satoru Iwata.
Direct from the We Could Have Told You That department, a recent study determined that introducing young boys to video games has a direct effect on their academic performance. Introducing a major distraction interferes with learning? Who'd have thought?
Young girls can live out their dance fantasies in their living room with Majesco's Dance Sensation! for the Nintendo Wii. Young boys will just have to keep hiding their passion for creative movement from a world that just wouldn't understand.
Why spend your evening waiting in an queue to play Aion when you can watch an hourglass spin around in EA's new MMO, Littlest Pet Shop Online?
This week's Famitsu has an interview with Hideo Kojima and Metal Gear Solid Touch producer Yasuyo Watanabe. The headline for the story is very careful to accentuate that Watanabe is female. How careful, you ask?
Girls, girls, girls. No, it's not a Vegas review, it's the target audience for EA's Wii title Boogie SuperStar, which was announced yesterday. I swung by EA's New York press event yesterday, too, where the game was on display, and I took a look at it.