Late last month, game developer Manabu Daishima passed away while diving off the coast of Shizuoka Prefecture, Japan. Daishima worked on an array of classic titles, doing monster designs for Romancing SaGa, field graphics for Chrono Trigger, and background design for Final Fantasy XII. He was 45 years old.
Right now, there are some people in Japan who appear to be doing their best to kill off tattoos. This guy is one of many who wants to stop that.
Just look at that. Dual controllers shaped like the hand grips for Attack on Titan’s Three Dimensional Maneuver Gear. How cool is that?
These are not fan art. You are looking at the official anime-style drawings of many of the major Harry Potter characters.
Don’t you love visual tricks? (Be warned, like many optical illusions, not everyone can see this!)
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The Chinese government issued a new set of tough guidelines that are bound to radically change advertising in the country.
It’s not the meat that’s pink, but the buns. Which might be worse.
Thirty-year old Akihide Yamamoto has been arrested for allegedly selling cheats for online shooter Alliance of Valiant Arms.
Yakuza: Zero sure looks fantastic. Check out this gameplay video (footage starts about four minutes in), which shows off the game world and some very realistic puddle reflections.
And it's called "Pink Cola," because as you can see, yes, the drink is pink.
Impressive. Most impressive.
Shuzenji Niji no Sato is a park in Shizuoka, Japan. And it's not happy with some ill-mannered cosplayers. If the situation doesn't improve, cosplay photography could be banned.
They're making a Patlabor movie! And these could be the first pictures from the movie's set. That, or a new way for Japanese cops to keep the peace.