Japanese Video Games Where You Can Play As A Badass American

The influence of American action movies in Japan has been huge. Shortly after the success of all the 1980s Hollywood action flicks with dudes like Schwarzenegger, Stallone and Chuck Norris, Japanese gaming created an entire library of different action titles with one common feature: Kill everything on the screen. Oh,… » 3/27/13 8:08am 3/27/13 8:08am

Legendary Sega Consoles Turned into Colorful Anime Ladies

In fan art, there is a long, proud history of turning video game consoles into female anime characters. This is not fan art.


Sega is releasing a set of downloadable content for its free-to-play PS Vita game Samurai & Dragons. The set of 13 character cards are personifications of Sega's game consoles. They're dubbed… » 1/30/13 4:30am 1/30/13 4:30am

The Sega Console That Was Just For Girls

Chances are the Sega consoles you played, or at least saw growing up, were actually made by Sega. But not everyone was afforded that luxury. In some territories, the hardware had to be manufactured and sold by third-party vendors, resulting in some bizarre systems like this: The Master System Girl.


Note that this is… » 7/09/12 11:00pm 7/09/12 11:00pm