Ah, to stay young. And get totally trashed at the same time. Who knew?
Across Japan, there is a chain of second-hand shops called Hard Off. There is also a used book retailer known as Book Off. And now, there's also a store specializing in second-hand alcohol called Liquor Off.
If you like drinking, perhaps you like snacking while doing so. What if there was a snack that could help you avoid a hangover? Well, in Japan there apparently is.
Martial arts superstar Bruce Lee is the latest deceased celebrity to re-appear in CG form to sell you things.
I'm enjoying the totally absurd Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance (check out Evan's review if you missed it) but like many games by both Platinum and Kojima, it's hard not to notice certain tropes, clichés and themes.
On February 15, the sky above Russia was set ablaze when a meteorite exploded. Over a thousand people were unfortunately injured, and damage is estimated in the tens of millions. Strewn across the landscape were meteorite fragments. Now, valuable meteorite fragments.
This is The Last Barfighter. It's a 2D arcade fighting game. It looks pretty awful, but that's OK. The point here isn't to simply enjoy a video game. It's to beat your opponent so you get beer.
The idea of a "nerd bar" isn't new. You'll find examples of them all over the world, many of them with a distinct gaming slant. But many are also a little too one-dimensional. Games are great, duh, but they're not the only thing in the world.
Japanese publisher Capcom will next year open a bar in Tokyo's bustling Shinjuku.
Battleship? It's for cowards. And small children. Grown ups play Battleshots, which substitutes plastic pegs for boats full of booze.
Join Kotaku contributing columnist and owner of some of the largest earrings in the industry Leigh Alexander tomorrow evening at Babycastles' new arcade exhibition space in Williamsburg for the debut of Bad Bitches, a new exhibition of games featuring themes of alternative sexuality. How can that not be a good time?
An important piece of technology was tucked away at Nvidia's CES 2011 booth, the Kegputer, which is part Sierra Nevada dispensing beer keg, part high-powered gaming rig. Kris from Nvidia explains what makes this refrigerated PC so unique.
Taro Aso is hardly your typical Japanese politician. This is hardly your typical Japanese sake.
This is the Arkeg. It's an arcade cabinet. With a keg inside. The pinnacle of human endeavour, then? I say...yes.
Sidling up to the bar at a trendy club and explaining how one makes "Boomer Bile" would identify you first as "disgusting" and then, after further explanation, "disgusting and a huge nerd."
Ooohh, we endorse this. Drinks inspired by games. And not fruity, healthy drinks to heal or soothe you. Stern, adult drinks, to punish and harm you. This one's called "The Triforce".
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