A favorite otaku (geek) hobby in Japan is taking photos of toys. The pictures can make oh-so-cute miniature figurines look lifelike. But this trend isn't only a Japanese thing. It's also a Formula One racer thing—at least for one man.
I knew becoming the father of twin boys would impact the amount of time I had to play video games. I didn't realize it would also affect the way I perceive them. As I played through the early hours of Namco Bandai's Tales of Graces F I came to a startling realization: I'm not merely 'me with kids'; I'm a father now.
We play video games for a number of reasons. Sometimes we need to kill time on the subway. Sometimes we want to pretend to be other people. Sometimes we crave that emotional gratification that you can only find in interactive entertainment.
Namco Bandai is bringing PS2 role-playing game Tales of the Abyss to the 3DS next year. In other Tales news, PS3 game Tales of Graces F, the enhanced port of Wii title Tales of Graces is getting a Western launch next year. It was released in Japan in late 2010. [Eurogamer]
With the blackouts and worries over aftershocks, folks in Japan have been loading up on food. Nobody, it seems, is supposedly loading up on Tales of Graces F curry.
Another Tales game will come to the West, publisher Namco Bandai has announced. Tales of Graces F, the enhanced PlayStation 3 port of a 2009 Wii game, is "coming soon to North America." Enjoy this victory, long-suffering Tales fans!
Tales of Graces, the buggy Wii game, is getting a PS3 port and its own curry. When originally released on the Wii, the game also got its own curry. When people think of curry, do they imagine Tales of Graces? They do now.