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Five things to keep you ahead of the game

by Brian Ashcraft

Last year’s monster hits “Pokemon Omega Ruby” and “Alpha Sapphire” are the theme to a new pop-up cafe in Shibuya. As Nintendo 3DS remakes of the 2002 Game Boy Advance titles “Pokemon Ruby” and “Sapphire,” the new versions, with beefed-up graphics and new content, sold more than two million copies ...

Konami's winning take on 'the beautiful game'

Nov 22, 2014

Konami's winning take on 'the beautiful game'

by Jason Coskrey

Soccer, more than any other sport, is the world’s game. Played by millions, it is unquestionably the most popular sport on the planet. “The beautiful game” is simple at its core yet can be frustratingly complex in its execution, with zealous fans living and ...

I am Hello Kitty, hear me roar

| Nov 14, 2014

I am Hello Kitty, hear me roar

The world-famous Hello Kitty has hit the big 40. To celebrate such a major milestone, Pioneer Electronics have come up with a new portable sound system in collaboration with the birthday queen. The X-SMC01KT is compatible with Bluetooth 2.1 + EDR for wireless use ...

The tricky path abroad for Japanese games

Sep 27, 2014

The tricky path abroad for Japanese games

by Jason Coskrey

On the website Change.org, there is a petition addressed to Bandai Namco Games signed by 711 people, as of Sept. 25, that reads simply, “Bring ‘God Eater 2′ to North America and EU.” “God Eater 2,” a highly popular action role-playing game, was released ...