Wonder what the most popular Amiibo in Japan is? What people are buying in Europe? Or in the United States? Nintendo released the 2015 sales rankings for the top ten Amiibos in those three regions. Let’s see how they stack up during that calendar year.
Strange that Nintendo killed the Wii, huh? It just stopped making the console [UPDATE: in Japan, at least]. So sudden! Odder when you consider that the Famicom, released in 1983, was on sale in Japan until 2003.
Just three months after hacks by China’s People’s Liberation Army came to an abrupt halt, the country is once again attacking US targets reports the New York Times.
In many countries, there's freedom of speech. You can criticize your country's government and leaders on, for example, television. On China's state-run TV, you cannot. Enter Jon Stewart.
Rule of thumb about Japanese comics: Just because they're drawn, that certainly doesn't mean they are for children (although that doesn't mean they should be banned from public libraries, either.)
Gaming's reached a turning point. Western games have more realistic graphics and physics than Japanese games. This isn't good or bad. It's true.
That's according to French site GamAlive. The site also stated that the Vita will be out in the West before March 31. Kotaku is following up. [GamAlive]
Hey guys, we're dating now. I think that's what clicking a button on Facebook means, anyway.
Nintendo's 3D video service for the 3DS goes live in Europe on July 13 joining Japan with region specific content. Meanwhile, there is still no solid release date for America, though it is scheduled for this summer.
Game consoles are made in China. But they cannot be legally sold in China. Game consoles are banned. This year, Lenovo is launching a game console in China. Funny, that.
It's hard to describe used copies of Resident Evil: The Mercenaries 3D as pre-owned when pre-played seems to fit the game so well. Despite the eternal save file, major U.S. retailers are still accepting Mercenaries trade-ins.
For years the National Endowment for the Arts' has been doling out millions of dollars to innovative television and radio projects about the arts or that could be considered works of art. Starting next year, video games are eligible for some of that sweet, sweet federal grant money.
The selection of video game comics this week is thin, but a couple of major stories launch in the world of super-hero comics, one of the best graphic novelists in the world releases his first book in over a decade, and the iPad gets probably its best release of recent classics ever. This is a good comics week!
Do you like comics about video games? I sure hope so, because there are a lot of new ones this week, and not many interesting new comics that aren't about games.
The Humvee drives down a crowded street in a foreign land. A child waves. Merchants display their wares. Suddenly soldiers raise their rifles as a suicide bomber runs into the street, detonating his lethal package. This is virtual PTSD therapy.
We're just a few hours away from a pair of big Nintendo events in the US and Europe, where actual, useful information pertaining to the release of the 3DS will be revealed. To pass the time, then, let's make some predictions.
With more than 47 million Nintendo DS handhelds sold in the United States since the portable's launch in 2004, Nintendo is calling the DS the country's best-selling gaming system of all time. Does it really count?
Still unofficial, the PlayStation Phone will be released next spring, reports Japanese newspaper the Asahi Shimbun.
We hear a lot from Japanese developers (and Western pundits) about how the Japanese development scene is dead, but what about a Western developer who works for a Japanese publisher? What does he think?
You can call the devices the U.S. Army is testing out at Fort Dix in New Jersey wrist mounted phosphorescent OLED Displays is you want. We're calling them PIPBoys.