The Craziest Testosterone-Filled Japanese Video Game Characters

When it comes to Japanese developers, creating crazy, nice games isn't the only thing they're good at; they also design characters with pumped-to-the-max muscles, half of which don't even exist in real life and have the size of a truck. And they are all really serious about beating the hell out of everyone around them. » 2/13/13 8:00am 2/13/13 8:00am

Models Sure Love Wearing Mai Shiranui's Clothes

The iconic outfit of fighting game character Mai Shiranui has become the standard, de rigueur threads. It's not the standard for gamers, but for models. In Asia—especially China and Taiwan—models keep popping in non-gaming related events dressed as the SNK fighting game character.


So whether its car shows or book… » 9/06/12 6:20am 9/06/12 6:20am

From Generic Bullet Fodder to Distinguished Heroes: Koreans in Video…

"Are you a North Korean?" I've been asked this question as often in America as I've been asked by Koreans if I own a gun, because all Americans own guns.


The answer to both is "no". The two questions are too absurd to be borne, and the answer to both questions is obvious, but if you don't know anything about Koreans… » 2/29/12 6:30am 2/29/12 6:30am