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.
And you thought guys only got into esports for the chicks.
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.
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.
Art may imitate life from time to time, but here's a rare example of life imitating a video game.
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…
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.
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.
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.
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.
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]
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.
According to the Spanish press, Microsoft's motion-sensing camera Kinect will not speak Spanish. It will only speak "Mexican".
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.
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.