The first capsule hotel in the world opened in Osaka, Japan in 1979. Since then, capsule hotels have not only spread to across the country but around the world. Here are some of the coolest-looking ones that aren’t in Japan.
India boasts an enormous vegetarian population, a fact that has somehow come in conflict with Pokémon Go, not yet released there. Gujarat local Alay Dave is claiming in court that the app offends his, and other Indians’, religious sensibilities—in this case, vegetarianism. The issue boils down to one thing: eggs.
The martial art Kalaripayattu is elegant and beautiful. Those flexible swords the two men are wielding? Goodness, they're scary.
You might remember that Dragon Age: Inquisition has some, um, interesting-sounding sexual content. That, according to EA, might not jive with India's obscenity laws, so they've decided to forgo releasing an Indian version of the dungeon-and-dragon-packed RPG altogether.
The whacky indie side-scroller Joe Danger is coming to the PS Vita on September 2nd, Sony just announced. Anyone who owns the console and loves games about daredevils and/or Sonic the Hedgehog should definitely check it out.
Here's the opening theme song for Japanese anime Attack on Titan matched with scenes from a Bollywood musical. The result is magical.
Thirty-two year-old Gaurav Sharma is running for Parliament in India. Previously a martial arts instructor for the Mumbai Police, Sharma is now climbing up the sides of buildings in a Spider-Man costume, asking for votes.
Everyone has something they are good at. Something that makes them special. For India's Mohammed Khurshid Hussain, that's typing really fast. With his nose.
Indian gamers are waging a Twitter campaign against EA with the hashtag #EAPCIndia. Their beef? EA has jacked up the price of PC games this year. Last year's Battlefield 3 had cost roughly the equivalent of $20 in India. Battlefield 4 will be close to $60, or 3,499 rupees. IndianVideoGamer.com has the story and the…
A 14-year-old Indian boy staying with his aunt and uncle in the Tamil Nadu village of Ekkadu couldn't afford the 8,000 rupees (roughly $150) to purchase a video game system, so he strangled a 69-year-old neighbor.
Take a look at this commercial, for the Sega Mega Drive (Genesis). It's for the Indian market, and while it's a little rough around the edges, it's mostly what you'd expect from the mid-90s. Except for that weird "Shaw Wallace" business.
Square Enix is starting operations in India and is staffing up. If you speak Japanese and Hindi, and have an awesome hairdo, apply! (That last part is not a staff requirement—just a game character one.) [Square Enix Japan]
Indian films are famous for their dance numbers. Tamil super hero flick Velayudham has them in spades. It also has what looks either Ezio or Altair from the Assassin's Creed games—make that, really looks.
India's decision to take tough steps against political dishonesty may have had a little help from a flying, angry bird.
A Sony development team in the UK is working on a game adaptation of upcoming Bollywood sci-fi flick Ra.One.
Video games are hot in India right now, but don't expect to see many of these gamers on Xbox Live or Playstation Network anytime soon.
We've been ridiculously excited for the Tamil science fiction blockbuster Enthiran once we heard that it was totally bonkers. And indeed, these clips prove that the movie delivers scads o' madness. Robotic orb of machine gun death = total delight.
This 3D model of Bangalore's Garuda Mall would be right at home in a modern video game, but it's much more than that. It's part of a simulation aimed at helping emergency response teams deal with the all-too-real possibility of a terrorist attack.