Kaaaaaaaaaaz | TOKYO, JAPAN - Sony's Kaz Hirai showed up at the Akihabara Yodobashi Camera for the recent Sony Tablet launch. (Photo: PC Watch)

A New Homefront is Coming and the People Who Made Far Cry Are Making It

The folks behind Crysis and Far Cry have teamed up with THQ to work on the next Homefront, the publisher said this morning.
The game isn't due out for another 1 1/2 to 2 years, the company said in a press release.
"We see Homefront as a really strong universe that has a lot of potential and that... More »

Short Name. Big Booth. Mystery to Westerners.

This booth was one of the biggest booths at the Tokyo Game Show. It took up one tenth of the entire show floor. It wasn't Sony's. It wasn't Square Enix's. More »

The Games, the Girls, and Prizes of Japan's Amusement Machine Show

The 49th Amusement Machine show wrapped up recently in Japan. The show played host to new arcade games like Sega's Operation G.H.O.S.T., new medal games for Monster Hunter and Pokémon, and a bunch of prizes.
Jackass comedian Esper Ito arrived in a bag, while booth companions showed... More »

Remember, Sony's Shitty New Terms of Service Don't Apply to Everyone

Sony's new PlayStation Network terms of service, which basically exist to try and stop the company being taken to court by disgruntled users, aren't exactly popular in the US. More »

Just Because You Know Him, Doesn't Mean Japan Does

The press room on the last day of the Tokyo Game Show was dead. I spent the afternoon in there, finishing up some stories and just when I was leaving, I spotted a slick Mercedes Benz. More »

Valve Beta Leaks, Contains DotA 2 Info (and Creepy New Intro)

There's a closed , very private beta going on at the moment for Valve's upcoming click simulator DotA 2. Or, at least it was private: one of the participants has apparently leaked the client data onto the internet, spilling all kinds of information on the game.
Among the content currently out... More »

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