Force It | TAIPEI, TAIWAN: This photo cuts quite the tableau. What's with that glum Gus in the background? (Photo: Game Watch Impress)
A new console generation is almost upon us, not to mention a new era in PC gaming fidelity. We know better graphics are coming, but just what do those better graphics actually look like?
They'll probably look a lot like this.
This technology is called Separable Subsurface Scattering. More »
When I first moved to Osaka, I lived near Shinsekai-a rough part of town in the south. My apartment was clean and spacious, but the area was populated with drunks, prostitutes, and gangsters. More »
Mario is a boozehound. Luigi loves photo bombs. Peach is vain. Some of gaming's greatest characters get classic (and clever) Facebook pic parodies.
It's not just Nintendo characters getting in on the act. More »
Every winter, the Sapporo Snow Festival amazes visitors with snow sculptures. This year, a "Snow Miku" of virtual idol Hatsune Miku was erected. Today, it was destroyed after injuring a senior citizen. More »
While Minecraft was only officially released a few months back, it's been available and playable for years. The thing is, most people who ever played the game played it later, after a ton of additions and improvements had been made.
Few ever got to see the game like this. More »
Not that anyone who finished the first game (or bought Battlefield 3, or is just paying attention) will be surprised by this, but an invite for a press event just turned up in our inbox looking like this.
Meaning we're 99% sure to be getting a first look at a new Medal of Honor game in March. More »
How many times have we been excited then let down by rumours and cancellations of a third game in the Star Wars: Battlefront series?
Let's see. First we hear it was in development at Free Radical. More »
Game music can show up in the most random places. Rarely, however, does it involve rock bands in bad wigs.
Japanese rock trio Tsuru recently donned afros and composed the theme to the upcoming live-action adaptation of the the manga Afro Tanaka, a bizarre romantic comedy about a 24 year old... More »
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