Creepy Anime Face Gets Its Own Photoshop Meme

If you've seen the Yu-Gi-Oh! anime, you are probably aware of Joey's chin. The character, known as Katsuya Jonouchi in Japan, has an infamous grin. And it's recently spawned a Photoshop meme. » 11/17/14 6:40am 11/17/14 6:40am

Two Men Arrested for Allegedly Stealing...320 Yu-Gi-Oh! Cards

I reckon there are things thieves brag about stealing: diamonds, exotic cars, and priceless art. Wonder where Yu-Gi-Oh! cards fall into that mix. Especially ones stolen from high school students. » 6/13/14 4:30am 6/13/14 4:30am

Watch the Birth of the Yu-Gi-Oh Championships' New 'King of Games'

With all the world championship tournaments going on over the last few months, one tournament was sort of left in the wind. While this might have happened earlier this month, it's still interesting. During this year's Yu-Gi-Oh World Championships, a new King of Games was crowned. » 8/26/13 7:00am 8/26/13 7:00am

Grown Man Attacks Child Over a Yu-Gi-Oh! Card Game

Losing gracefully is hard. Winning gracefully ain't easy, either. A 29 year-old man in Fukuoka never learned the latter, it seems.


According to Sponichi Annex, the man was recently playing the Yu-Gi-Oh! card battle game against an 11 year-old boy in a card shop. After the man won twice, the sixth grader got up to… » 12/10/12 7:40am 12/10/12 7:40am

Anime Director Arrested for Threatening to Stab People in Osaka

In June 2008, Tomohiro Kato » 8/27/12 5:20am 8/27/12 5:20am announced online that he was going to unleash an attack in Tokyo's geek mecca, Akihabara. He ended up driving a rented truck into a crowd and going on stabbing rampage. Seven people ended up dead and ten were injured. Kato was sentenced to death.

Yu-Gi-Oh! BAM Might Be the Best Incarnation of the Card Game I've Played

What has always fascinated me about the colorful kid-focused card game Yu-Gi-Oh! has been the way the card statistics morph with each new skill and spell introduced to the play field. Yu-Gi-Oh! BAM captures the essence of that numerical dance in a fast paced Facebook game. » 6/18/12 9:30am 6/18/12 9:30am

In Search of New and Exciting Collectible Card-Based Video Games

Appropriately named commenter Tengen Toppa Duck Face has a craving for video games based on collectible card games, but his experience is limited to Yu-Gi-Oh! and Pokémon. Somebody help a brother deal a fresh hand in today's Speak Up on Kotaku. » 7/25/11 11:20am 7/25/11 11:20am

In Case You Missed It, Yu-Gi-Oh! Is Coming To Xbox Live Arcade

Konami debuted a new Yu-Gi-Oh! title last week, but Konami brings out a new Yu-Gi-Oh! game every other week. What's different about Yu-Gi-Oh! 5D's Decade Duels? It's coming to Xbox Live Arcade. » 4/13/10 11:40am 4/13/10 11:40am