TV News Steals Cosplay Footage, Thinks Thai People Are Japanese

Using cosplay images without crediting the photographer is not cool. It's a lot worse, though, when a European news program steals some cosplay footage, edits it then falls into the ol' "all Asians look the same" trap. » 4/11/14 12:22am 4/11/14 12:22am

Spiked Bat Inspired by Dead Rising 2 Used in Gruesome Slaying

The heir to a €50 million fortune has confessed to killing his father with a spiked bat he said was inspired by the weapon in Dead Rising 2. Other ties to video gaming, to say nothing of the wealth involved, have helped in riveting Spain's attention to the June 30 slaying of Andreu Bennasar Coll. » 7/15/13 11:00am 7/15/13 11:00am

Spanish Cops Name an Investigation After Pokémon. No, Seriously.

Police in Spain have won the admiration of Nintendo nerds worldwide this year after naming a major sting operation after a bunch of Pocket Monsters. » 10/05/12 1:00am 10/05/12 1:00am

Magneto's Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 Suit is Again a Royal Pain for…

About six years ago, Marvel needed to give Magneto a uniform befitting a head of state for his appearance in The Pulse: House of M Special. It was, as that image above suggests, a straight copy of the duds King Juan Carlos wears as World's Most Interesting Man Captain General of the Armies. The royal house protested… » 11/26/11 5:00pm 11/26/11 5:00pm

Guy Goes From Gran Turismo to Le Mans

In 2009, we told you about Spaniard Lucas Ordoñez, who won a Gran Turismo competition that gave him a shot at racing a real car. Fast forward to 2011 and the guy just made the podium at Le Mans, one of the world's most gruelling and prestigious car races. » 6/15/11 6:30am 6/15/11 6:30am

After PSN Hack Arrest, Spanish Police's Website Knocked Offline

On Friday, Spanish police arrested three in the PSN hacks. According to the BBC, this Sunday Anonymous knocked the website for Spain's national police offline with a denial of service attack. [BBC] » 6/13/11 8:20am 6/13/11 8:20am

Huge Angry Birds Game Created in Spain

To promote Angry Birds, Deutsche Telekom and game developer Rovio joined forces for a video in the Spanish city of Terrassa, reports Spanish site Hasta los Juegos. » 5/16/11 6:00am 5/16/11 6:00am

Nintendo "Blackmail" Attempt Ends In Handcuffs

Data on thousands of gamers swiped. Nintendo threatened with blackmail. Rest easy, because the man accused of these crimes has been nabbed in southern Spain. » 2/15/11 6:30am 2/15/11 6:30am

Mario Kart Goes 3D (But Not The Way You Think)

Takara Tomy's remote-controlled Mario Kart toys may have looked great, but they shipped without a decent track. These Spanish guys certainly took care of that, building a custom course for the toys that would do a video game proud. » 11/29/10 8:00am 11/29/10 8:00am

Mario Gets Serious Street Cred In Spain

Proud Italian plumber/princess savior Mario gets super excited at the christening of Avenida de Super Mario Bros, the first street to officially bear his name. The Spanish suburb of Zaragoza also has plans for streets named after Space Invaders, Sonic and Zelda. [CNN] » 11/08/10 5:40pm 11/08/10 5:40pm

The Greatest Video Game History Book of Them All

Reader HitBit sends us this shot of an amazing book from Spain, circa 1998, called "A Brief History Of Video Games". We don't want to see what's inside, because it can't beat what's on the cover. » 10/05/10 3:40pm 10/05/10 3:40pm

Report: Kinect Doesn't Speak Spanish (It Speaks Mexican) [Update]

According to the Spanish press, Microsoft's motion-sensing camera Kinect will not speak Spanish. It will only speak "Mexican". » 9/01/10 12:00am 9/01/10 12:00am

Masterpiece Painting On A Nintendo DS

To promote the upcoming retail release of the DSiWare series Art Academy in Europe, Nintendo Spain commissioned these classy videos illustrating the humble little program's artistic chops. » 7/29/10 5:30am 7/29/10 5:30am

EA Sports Picks Spain to Win World Cup

Spain emerged as champion from EA Sports' simulation of the World Cup final in 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa, with England losing on penalty kicks in a semifinal with Brazil and the Americans falling in the round of 16. » 6/03/10 6:20pm 6/03/10 6:20pm

Kid Icarus "Clone" Changes It's Name To Something Less Icarian

Since Nintendo won't be releasing a Kid Icarus game on the Wii any time soon, OTT Games decided to release something very similar in Icarian: Kindred Spirits. Turns out it might have been too similar. » 6/24/09 9:00pm 6/24/09 9:00pm

Congress Identifies Piracy Priority Countries

The Congressional International Anti-Piracy Caucus asks that Canada, Russia, China, Mexico, and Spain please cut down on the software piracy. Thanks! » 5/20/09 12:20pm 5/20/09 12:20pm