In 2009, a strange Facebook account appeared out of nowhere and friended people en-masse. The name on the account was Junko Junsui, and she had a message for anyone willing to listen.
Media reports are coming in that Chinese media companies BesTV and Shanghai Oriental Pearl Group are merging. The two companies are respective joint venture partners of Microsoft and Sony for the Xbox One and PlayStation 4 in China.
When the weather is shown on Japanese television, there are often random shots of people walking on hot city streets. To people online in Japan, one person, however, doesn't look so random.
Two new games hit Sony's PlayStation Home virtual world on Thursday, through one hits harder than the other. Conspiracy's stealthy infiltration seems entertaining, but Slap Happy Sam's cartoon violence looks downright therapeutic.
Meet Aki Higashihara. She might look like your typical Japanese pin-up with a blog and a smile, but she is anything but. This is the woman who could be killing the Nintendo Wii.
The Xbox 360 logo inspired by aliens? Probably not, but it does have green in it. And aliens are always green. Mark Wilson over at sister site Gizmodo spotted this sketch from 1697, which has a design that looks like the Xbox 360 logo. Coincidence?