I’m fairly certain nobody asked for this, but here we are: Luffy from One Piece gets turned into a lady for upcoming merch.
Don’t think of how VR headsets could change the way esport games are played, but rather, imagine how they could change they’re viewed—in particular, fighting games. Capcom’s Yoshinori Ono explains how.
Thanks, Namco! I guess...
For twenty years, Namco Bandai has held patent US 5718632 A, which has given them ownership of the idea of a loading screen minigame. On November 27 (this Friday), that patent expires.
Don’t you miss instruction manuals? Or even just paper? I know I do. And these photos make me miss them even more.
This isn’t the first comparison I would make, but it looks like enough other people are doing so. On Twitter in Japan, people are comparing similar poses in Idolmaster: Cinderella Girls and Magic the Gathering.
In Summer Lesson, there’s studying, singing, and head shaking. Lots of head shaking.
An ex-Bandai employee’s lawsuit alleges discrimination and racism in the work place.
It shouldn’t really be a surprise that Yoshimitsu is in Tekken 7. What is a surprise is how he looks.
Two men were arrested this past Sunday for allegedly robbing a young woman in Itanhaém, Brazil. The crime was supposedly committed at gunpoint. Rather, light-gun point.
This is Josie Rizal. The recently revealed character is Tekken's first Filipino character. For some, she's not Filipino enough—or rather, Filipino at all.
Pokkén Tournament, the Pokémon fighting game developed by Namco, will be out in Japanese arcades this summer.
God Eater, the popular Japanese game series that's kind of like Monster Hunter, is getting an anime this summer. Here's a peek.
Forget pretending! Especially when you can throw kamehamehas against a giant screen with nifty graphics and sound effects.
Tekken 7's new female character "Lucky Chloe" sparked some controversy online when she was revealed earlier this week, so much so that director Katsuhiro Harada took to Twitter to defend his work. His statements there have led to some confusion over whether that character will actually be included in the inevitable…
From the sound of it, Smash Bros. creator Masahiro Sakurai has had enough. However, that doesn't mean there won't be more Smash Bros. games in the future. There just might not be Masahiro Sakurai Smash Bros. games.
The first time I picked up a controller and turned on the Wii U version of Smash Bros., I felt relief. I was about to play the game the way it was meant to be played: on a TV, with Gamecube controllers, and with as many friends as I could find.
The Tales Japanese role-playing series is being immortalized in footwear.
If you really, really like Japanese drumming game Taiko no Tatsujin and are planning on getting the upcoming Wii/Wii U game Taiko no Tatsujin: Tokumori!, then perhaps this drummer controller might be of interest?