Booth Showcase: SNK Is The King Of Fighters, Boobs

We close out our TGS booth tours with SNK’s. Thanks for stickin' around. It was both larger and more impressive than last year’s mild effort, thanks in most part to the presence of an row of eight playable King of Fighters XII arcade cabinets. Oh, and two 60” LCD’s showcasing that action, helping make it easily the… »10/14/08 9:00pm10/14/08 9:00pm

Booth Showcase: Konami's Solid Sense Of Longing

Oh, Konami. What a difference a year makes. Last year, they were the star of the show, Metal Gear Solid 4 winning over both critics and public alike. This year? They…well, let’s just say they probably wish they could re-release Metal Gear Solid 4 all over again, as without it, their lack of depth in other areas really… »10/14/08 4:00pm10/14/08 4:00pm

Booth Companion Showcase: Konami Keep Things Understated

Those Tecmo girls »10/12/08 7:30pm10/12/08 7:30pm? Sure, they were easy on the eye, but flashing skin is so . And cheap is something Konami are just not interested in. At least when it comes to booth companions. Instead, the company that wishes they could release Metal Gear Solid 4 every year kept things a little classier, opting for this classic…

Microsoft Remind Japan What 360 Games Look Like, Part II

One of the better booths at last year's TGS was Microsoft's »10/12/08 9:30am10/12/08 9:30am. Mostly because they had a neat wall, which was displaying the game disc and cover art for every 360 game ever released in Japan. This year, they didn't exactly go one better (it's the same schtick), but they make sure the game boxes weren't left out. Above,…

Square Enix, Capcom Booths Are A Teeming Mass Of Humanity

There's no question about what's most popular amongst the locals here at TGS. It's not even close »10/11/08 6:00am10/11/08 6:00am. Seems every single person is here for one of two things. Or, hell, probably . They're here for the Square Enix, and they're here for Capcom. These signs are all over Capcom's booths. From left to right, it's Monster…