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Hands-On With PlayStation VR At Tokyo Game Show

Over the past few years at Tokyo Game Show, Sony has been slowly showing off their evolving VR technology. At last year's show, the then named Project Morpheus was the hit of the show. Sadly, we weren't able to get our hands on it. However, this year we got the chance to play around with [...]

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Japanese Govenment Honors Creator of Kirby & Smash Bros

Every year at Tokyo Game Show the Japanese Ministry of Economy, Trade & Industry gives out an award to a person or group that have "contributed to the development of the Japanese home video game industry." This year's METI award was given to Masahiro Sakurai, the creator of Kirby and Super Smash Bros. According to [...]

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Japan Game Awards 2015

As with every Tokyo Game Show, the Japan Game Awards for "Game of the Year" were given out, and this year the winners reflected the Japanese gaming industries continued shift towards mobile gaming. However, not to fret home console faithful, the consoles brought home a plethora of honorable mentions. Check out the list of winners [...]

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This Is Why Konami Killed Its Console Games

When I first came to Japan six years ago, the thing I noticed was that the portable industry was king here. Everywhere you went people were using a DS or PSP. However, since then, the smartphone has quickly become the dominate platform of choice. Go anywhere in the country, even in rural Japan where I [...]

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Prototype SNES CD Add-on Found

As I'm sure many of you know, before Sony created the PlayStation they were working in conjunction with Nintendo on creating a CD add-on for the SNES. Nintendo backed out of the deal but Sony put all that R&D to work and eventually turned the project into the PlayStation.While a few images of this would-be [...]

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World Video Game Hall Of Fame Inductees Announced

The World Video Game Hall of Fame (we mentioned its creation awhile ago) has announced their first six inductees, which were chosen from a field of fifteen possible candidates. And the envelope please…Presenting the first ever World Video Game Hall of Fame Inductees:Pong (1972)Pac-Man (1980)Tetris (1984)Super Mario Bros. (1985)Doom (1993)World of Warcraft (2004)The WVGHF(I'm not [...]

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Inside The Eorzea Cafe

If you are one of the four million subscribers to Final Fantasy 14, you might want to take a trip to the Eorzea Cafe, a themed-restaurant based on the world in the game...that is if you happen to be in Tokyo. Luckily for me, I'm not only an avid player of FF14, but I happen [...]

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Play Pac-Man With Google Maps

Instead of trolling us with some fake product, Google has decided to be awesome by letting us play a game of Pac-Man using Google Maps. All you have to do is go to Google Mapsand then click on the small Pac-Man icon on the bottom of the screen. Presto-Chango, Pac-Man!The controls can be a bit [...]

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Hands-on With "Bloodborne" At TGS

Bloodborne comes from the original creator behind both Demon Souls and Dark Souls. It is the true sequel to the "Souls" games, as Dark Souls 2 felt like a "more of the same" cash grab then a real sequel. This game was most definitely the biggest hit of this year's Tokyo Game Show. When the [...]

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Enjoy 900 Classic Video Games from Your Browser for Free

With all the next-gen consoles and new releases coming out, it can be easy to forget about the video games that started the gaming industry and transformed into the juggernaut it is today. Gamers everywhere now have a way to experience classic games such as Defender, Frogger, Tron, and Centipede all from the comfort of their [...]

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