Fore! | TOKYO, JAPAN - Snacks were served at a recent Sony event for its Move golfing game. (Photo: マクセル | チラシの裏でゲーム鈍報)

Cosplay at the Tokyo Game Show is a Sweaty, Dangerous Mess

Saturday was hell. The Tokyo Game Show convention halls overflowed with 86,000 people. Not everyone was there to game. Many had something else in mind: More »


Only the Brave and Lovely Endured the Tokyo Game Show

The 2011 Tokyo Game Show wasn't even supposed to happen this year. During the spring, as the country was starting to put itself back together after the earthquake, the show looked like it was a no-go. More »


What do Rez and Space Channel 5 Have In Common? This Guy.

Artist Jake Kazdal has been working in the video game industry for around 15 years now, for companies like Electronic Arts, Zombie VR and Big Boss.
Perhaps of more interest to readers of this site, though, is that between 1999 and 2003 he worked at Sega. More »


The Year E3 Went to Japan and Tried to Kill the Tokyo Game Show

With the Tokyo Game Show having just wound up, I thought today would be a good time to look back to 1996, when for the first and only time it wasn't the only major gaming event held in Tokyo.
For one year, and one year only, it had competition in the form of E3. More »


Good Meat Sets the Tokyo Game Show Ablaze

At the Arc System Works booth, Tokyo Game Show attendees could do more than watch players duke it out in Persona 4 The Ultimate In Mayonaka Arena. They could also watch Ushijima Ii Niku (aka Ushijima "Good Meat"), one of the country's most famous cosplayers, duke it out with cameras.
Cosplaying as More »

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