As an addendum to our feature on booth companion uniforms, here are more photos that examine the outfit close-up. There are bonus photos of the outfits the male staffers wore as well.
"They look cute," says 20-something-year-old Takahiro Yamaguchi. "So cute." He's spent a good chunk of his day taking booth companion photos. "It's not just how the girls look," he explains, "but what they're wearing. That's what I'm taking pictures of."
Natal is Microsoft's new controller-free motion sensing tech. It does not have a logo or icons yet — apparently, Microsoft is still in the planning stages for that.
Toshihiro Nagoshi, creator of Super Monkey Ball and Yakuza, is the head of R&D at SEGA. He's got a real nose for game development. No wonder he's hard at work on new titles.
One of the problems with Tokyo Game Show 2009 is that the mid-September dates are just too close to the August Gamescom. If the TGS organizers, the CESA, were smart, they'd move the Japanese event to October like in 2008.
This August, Gran Turismo designer Kazunori Yamauchi did more than drive on Germany's famed Nurburgring, he finished won the VLN race— his third race and first in an actual racing car. But what does this mean for Gran Turismo?
During Tokyo Game Show, Sony invited a bunch of reporters to peek around Polphony Digital, the developer of the Gran Turismo series.
This year's Tokyo Game Show is over, but our memories will live on. Nothing says memories like checking attendance figures, so let's do just that. Let's.
What we know about SEGA's upcoming PS3 exclusive Ryu Ga Gotoku 4 (Yakuza 4): It has bar hostesses. What we know about SEGA's TGS booth: It has bar hostesses.
DS title "Ni no Kuni" is not just another role-playing-game from Fukuoka-based developer Level-5, it is the first game venerated animation house Studio Ghibli has worked on.
There are loads of video game arcades in Tokyo, but there is only one Brian Crecente. We think. Maybe there are two, maybe there are three. Who knows. In this gallery of arcade pics, can you find him?
It's simply dubbed the Wand Controller. For the time being, that is.
Osaka-based game company Capcom makes Resident Evil zombie games. With Resident Evil 5 shipping 5 million copies worldwide, damn skippy that Capcom is going to churn out RE6.
If someone ever asks you what the biggest difference between the press days and the public days at this year's Tokyo Game Show, tell them one thing. Make that, two things:
Osaka-based game company Capcom has packed up its gaming goodies and brought them to Chiba's Makuhari Messe convention center. This is what the company's booth looks like. Stare at it. Do it!
The price difference between the PSP-3000 and the PSPgo? In Japan, about a hundred bucks. But, no sweat, Sony's not worried.