You Can Buy a $250 Drum Controller for Wii U, If You Like

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? » 11/11/14 7:40am 11/11/14 7:40am

At McDonald's in Japan, French Fries Are Causing All Sorts of Chaos

This October, McDonald's Japan has been running a special sale: all French fry sizes are ¥150 per order. So ordering large sized fries, which are usually much more expensive, is now a bargain. » 10/29/12 4:00am 10/29/12 4:00am

Today I Played Taiko no Tatsujin With Virtual Gangsters

The Yakuza series of games have always been serious, testosterone-filled stories about hard men kicking each other's asses, broken up sporadically by mini-games, activities, and general fooling around. The latest game, Yakuza 5, is no different. As previously reported, Namco Bandai's Taiko no Tatsujin appears as a… » 9/20/12 7:30am 9/20/12 7:30am

Yakuza 5 Is Like Inception. A Video Game within a...Video Game.

It's not uncommon for video game companies to reference their own games in...their own games. But Yakuza 5 » 8/09/12 4:30am 8/09/12 4:30am, never one to turn down a tie-in, has something else: features another company's game.

A Serious Button Pounding You Won't Believe

Arcade superplay footage of Taiko no Tatsujin is dime a dozen—amazing players beating out perfect drum routines, even incorporating their own dance moves and flourishes. But Taiko no Tatsujin isn't only an arcade game. » 8/15/11 7:30am 8/15/11 7:30am

Taiko no Tatsujin DS Series Surpasses 1 Million Shipped

That's a lot of drumming — and all on Japanese DSes. Namco Bandai has announced that the Taiko no Tatsujin DS series has hit the million mark. » 1/23/09 3:00am 1/23/09 3:00am