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Following the sudden and sweeping layoffs at Telltale Games last Friday, at least one ex-employee has filed a class action complaint against the studio for violating California’s WARN Act and failing to give workers 60 days notice. The civil lawsuit seeks damages equal to 60 days worth of compensation for all affected.
While I normally try to link to official music videos whenever possible, today is an exception—because the music video for T-ara’s Day By Day is fucking 16 minutes long, and no one has time for that. I’ve linked to a dance version, which also doesn’t even start the song until a minute into the goddamn thing.
Track: Ceremony | Artist: New Order | Album: Singles
Wandered into an Akihabara store last night and had an amazing score: Nintendo’s 1970s electro-mechanical Duck Hunt toy! This was what inspired the NES game. The store, notorious for its high standards, had it marked at 3000 yen ($27) because it was missing the battery cover.
Yes, that Star Wars—the one from a galaxy far, far away—made a K-Pop song.
The Autumn Harvest Festival has kicked off in Monster Hunter: World. Western players can finally get the formerly Japan-only Universal Studios armor, so log in and make sure you pick it up!
Fortnite Season 6 starts September 27, Epic said today. Players will get extra XP through the 24th while they wait to see what Kevin will do next.
I mean, you can't go to Japan and not order their national dish (corn mayonnaise pizza)!
Achtung! Cthulhu Tactics is what happens when someone decides to go and make “XCOM meets Hellboy”. It’s out on Steam next month.
Periodic: A Game of The Elements is a new science board game where the board is literally the periodic table of elements. It’s up on Kickstarter now and has already blown past its funding goal.
Final Fantasy composer Nobuo Uematsu announced on his blog that he will be taking an indefinite hiatus from work due to illness and fatigue. “I have decided to take an extended leave of absence and give my mind and body the time they need to properly mend,” he said. “If I am to return, I want to do so in full health.”
And that’s it for my day one of TGS! I’m going to go be on the 8-4 Play podcast tonight, so watch for that to be released in the coming days. Tomorrow, I’ll be playing lots of PlayStation VR.
Idol groups don’t only promote cell phones and hair products. Sometimes, they produce entire songs for various PSAs, like BESTie did when they partnered with the Seoul police to release Together We Can.
Just walked by the Hamster booth to see them taking about Arcade Archives: Excitebike, which is out tomorrow on Switch!
So many celebrity sightings at TGS!
Massive ads for Dragalia Lost, the new mobile game from Nintendo, line the walkway to the train leading to the Tokyo Game Show venue. It's out on September 27.