Street Fighter X Sanrio Arcade Fightstick Pro: The Kotaku Review

How many times can one website review the same fighting game controller with different graphics on it? Let's see, one, two, three... three times. There is nothing else to say about the hardware itself. It's lovely, certainly worth the $159.99 asking price to a hardcore PlayStation 3 or Xbox 360 fighting game player. » 2/25/13 9:20am 2/25/13 9:20am

Sorry, You Can't Worship Hello Kitty Anymore

Hello Kitty is more than a cartoon cat. She's a cultural institution. No wonder, then, that the character was recently enshrined in a Shinto shrine, which is located in Kofu, Japan.


Bad news, however, if you were planning on making alms in front of the enshrined Kitty-chan. The iconic cat has since been removed, only… » 1/31/13 6:00am 1/31/13 6:00am

Snow Dicks and Cute Characters: Winter Hijinks Cover Tokyo.

Yesterday a snow storm blew through Tokyo, blanketing the metropolis in white. For Tokyo, this was the first snowfall of 2013, and residents did not let the opportunity for some winter fun pass them by.


Creative types sculpted nude torsos, sea creatures, and of course numerous manga, anime, and video game characters.… » 1/15/13 4:00am 1/15/13 4:00am