Female characters wearing large headphones is a trope in Japanese anime. The headphones make the characters' heads look smaller, thus, by anime standards, appear "cuter". Tropes aside, the headphones are often based on real products. But which ones?
Meet Donna Burke. The Australian-born talent moved to Japan in 1996, and since then, she's left her mark on gaming.
Why, you'd play video games on it, just like NASCAR driver Dale Earnhardt Jr. did at the Charlotte Motor Speedway. As website Joystiq points out, it took 57 workers four months to complete the 332.5 ton, 720p screen, which is comprised of 9 million LEDs.
Panasonic has a new system for in-flight entertainment. It's called the eX3 and it's the follow up to Panasonic's previous in-flight system. According to Panasonic, it has HD and even 3D displays, as well as video conferencing for first and business class passengers. It also looks like a PSP.
Not due out until March on the PC, PS3 and Xbox 360, Homefront can be seen here playing on the world's largest 3D television.
The Consumer Electronics Show floor doesn't open officially until Thursday morning, but we got an early look at the show in progress. What did we see? Green Hornet, Smurfs, and lots of 3D.
Panasonic's recently unveiled portable massively multiplayer online gaming platform won't be a success, can't be a success if there are no games to play on it.
Last night Panasonic's dubious new gaming console, the Jungle, made a guest appearance on Rob Dyrdek's Fantasy Factory.
Panasonic's new portable online games machine, The Jungle, is out of the bag and now 100% official. What's the company line on the handheld designed exclusively for online gaming and MMORPGs?
Not with video games. Not with the World Cup. But with that long standing killer app: pornography.
The chance to play video games on a humongous television doesn't come around very often...unless of course you write for Gizmodo. Those bastards!
Poor mobile games. Always the hope for the future! Always the laughing stock of the present. And fair enough, too. Cheaply made, rubbish to control, the vast majority of mobile games are a waste of everyone's time. Oh, unless you're Japanese, and pick up a Panasonic p906i. If you do, well, you'll be able to play…