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Dying in an Internet Cafe Is More Terrible Than You Can Imagine

As Kotaku previously reported, a 23-year-old man recently died at a Taiwanese internet cafe. Nine hours later, someone noticed.
The country's Next Media Animation-who's behind all those computer animation recreations-portrayed the event in its news story. More »


Report: Zynga Insider Spills his Guts, Talks Spying and Bad Math

A user over on Reddit, claiming to be a former Software Engineer at social games giant Zynga, has not only gone and posted the rather dense separation letter he received upon quitting the company (above), but done a little extra guts spilling at the same time.
Among the claims user mercenary-games... More »


The Taipei Game Show Is Looking To Go International

TGS, no not the Tokyo Game Show, but instead the Taipei Game Show is closing today in Taipei, Taiwan.
In its 10th year the Taipei Game Show is looking to attract more visitors by becoming more international. More »


An Examination of Japanese Characters' "Whiteness"

Japanese anime, manga, and game characters sometimes have blond hair. Sometimes they have blue eyes. But, that's merely cosmetic, no? There must be some sort of analysis that cuts closer to the bone. More »


The Very Best In Cosplay: LJinto

Our little journey around the best of the best in cosplay continues today with a look at another photographer, one who, pound for pound, is probably the most widely-seen on the planet.
That photographer is LJinto, and his work is amazing.
Comprising both dedicated cosplay shoots and pounding the... More »


Skyrim's Creation Kit Launches Tuesday

The very fancy, highly-anticipated Creation Kit for Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim will be out this Tuesday, Bethesda's Pete Hines has revealed.
"For our Skyrim PC fans, the Creation Kit is on track for release on Tuesday", Hines wrote on Twitter. More »



PSN Update Stops Users From Accessing Paid Content

A routine bit of maintenance on the PlayStation Network last week has gone a little pear-shaped, it seems, with users in Europe complaining that post-update they've been unable to access content they've already paid for.
While North American users appear unaffected, the problem has struck hundreds... More »

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