Famitsu: The Best TGS 2008 Booth Babes Were...

The Tokyo Game Show is long over. It ended last month, which in internet time is a decade ago. The latest issue of Famitsu » 11/07/08 2:00am 11/07/08 2:00am has fascinating TGS 2008 data for us to look at and mull over. The publication surveyed 1,000 visitors, 79 percent of TGS attendees were male, 21 percent female. Here's the data: • 78 percent own…

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 » 10/14/08 9:00pm 10/14/08 9:00pm playable King of Fighters XII arcade cabinets. Oh, and two 60” LCD’s showcasing that action, helping make it easily the…

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 4:00pm 10/14/08 4:00pm

Booth Showcase: Capcom's Money Printing Apparatus

By far the two biggest draws of TGS were the Square Enix and Capcom booths » 10/13/08 6:00pm 10/13/08 6:00pm. But you know what, Square Enix doesn't count. Everyone was there for . Capcom's booth, meanwhile, was chock-full of , from Resident Evil 5 to Street Fighter IV to probably the most popular demo on the showroom floor, Monster Hunter 3 on the…

Chun Li Crotchplay: Violation Of Cosplay Rule #117

The Tokyo Game Show is many things, and classy » 10/13/08 2:30pm 10/13/08 2:30pm is generally one of them. The show's a safe, friendly, clean place to hang out for a few days. But sometimes - just sometimes - somebody has to take things one step too far. Example: this incident, spotted on Sunday afternoon. Chun Li was having her leg hoisted…

Booth Companion Showcase: Konami Keep Things Understated

Those Tecmo girls » 10/12/08 7:30pm 10/12/08 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…

This Is What Those Guys Were Watching

We're done counting the tens » 10/12/08 4:20pm 10/12/08 4:20pm of thousands of votes you people cast in our , and the results are in! So just what it that had the Japanese crowd enthralled/confused? Was it Microsoft's star show-stopper, Star Ocean 4? Or perhaps the Square Enix attention-grabber, Last Remnant? Or maybe, just maybe, it was the other…

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 9:30am 10/12/08 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, …

Meet Capcom's Crowd Ranchers

As we showed you yesterday » 10/12/08 3:00am 10/12/08 3:00am, Capcom's booth at TGS has been going . So much so that they've got booth boys running a form of crowd control. In case you can't make it out, the kid's holding a long, thick rope. And there are 15 more kids like him. They're . As I took this, I could swear I heard a "YAH!", and the crack of a …

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 6:00am 10/11/08 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…