Nintendo announces new Switch RPG from the developers of the world-famous Pokémon series

Expectations are high as the world anticipates another quality release.

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Kanji Tetris is the coolest way to practice and play with Japanese that we’ve ever seen【Video】

We want to play this game ourselves! There’s just one problem….

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Microsoft pulls game inspired by Logan Paul’s infamous suicide forest video from Xbox Store

How did such a game manage to slip past the approval process?

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Tokyo Metro puzzle game is back for 2017

Can you solve the mystery lurking in the tunnels under Tokyo?

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New Chinese KanColle clone gains popularity in Japan, riles up some patriotic Twitter users

They’re claiming in-game transactions are being siphoned into funding China’s military.

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British artist gives us awesome 3-D art of life-like Pokémon! 【Pics & Video】

So this is what Pokémon might look like in real life!

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Ladies, prepare to be romanced by a hot guy with a horse’s body in this bizarre new dating app

Ever dream of being kabe-doned by a horse? Neither did we, but now you can in the new Horse Prince game…and no, we’re not horsing around.

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Pokémon GO Plus Accessory Launches on September 16

Pokémon GO players will soon be able to play without getting out their phones!

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Have plans to visit Tottori’s sand dunes this summer? Catch some Pokémon while you’re at it!

In fact, Tottori’s governor officially encourages you to venture into the sand to catch ’em all.

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Retro Pokémon stamps with sound effects released for instant messaging app Line!

Go back in time with these cool retro Pokémon stamps now available for Line.

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The details are in — and things look as adorable as expected for the new Kirby Café!

We’re happy to say that details on the locations, menu and merchandise for the Kirby Café have now been released!

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Tech journalist predicts Japan’s Pokémon Go release date

Pokémon Go has become the latest app sensation but it’s still not available to download in Japan!

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Kirby Cafe to open for limited time this summer — we can’t wait to hear the details!

All we can say is, “This is going to be soooo Cute!!”

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11-year-old boy cuts off own finger in rage after being scolded for too much smartphone gaming

A simple squabble over the breakfast table turned into a scene from a horror movie for one family.

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High school students create amazing musical arcade game for their school festival

Autumn is the season of school cultural festivals (bunkasai) in Japan. Students pour hours and hours of their time into creating the best possible attractions, food stands, and performances and proudly display these efforts of love for the surrounding community to enjoy.

There must be something in the water because, starting with the teacups ride we introduced last month, Japanese students seem to be showing some unprecedented creativity this year. Just take this musical arcade game that was built entirely by high schoolers, and which many stunned guests have proclaimed to be “good enough to be in a real game center.”

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Gamer completes ‘The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time’ blindfolded

The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time is a classic game that is considered by many as the greatest video game of all time. Needless to say, it’s pretty popular and people play it over and over and over. One gamer in particular, Runnerguy2489, has played it so many times that he can, in fact, beat it with his eyes closed.

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“100 Neko” recreates all the fun of filling an alley with scores of cat butts on your iPhone

Do you like cats? Do you like video games? Do you believe we all exist in a infinite number of dimensions simultaneously and our consciousness can shift between these coexisting realities depending on the choices we make?

If so, I think I know a game you might like. It’s a fun little time waster called 100 Neko by PDC Okinawa, in which the goal is to lure adorable little cats onto your screen with treats and one of those furry wand things. It’s also quite charming.

Let’s see how it works, shall we?

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Cat owner crafts elaborate whack-a-mole game to amuse mouse-hungry pussies

Bored cats can be a real pain in the bum. They whine, cry, walk all over your laptop, stick their butts in your face, and chew cables all in a bid to get your attention. Luckily, most cats can usually be placated with a simple cardboard box or rubber mousey. But what if you want to make play time with puss extra fun for both of you?

Well, you could do what this cat owner in Japan did and hand-build a game of whack-a-mole to delight and entertain your furry friend!

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Google knows you’re no April Fool, so they offer you Pac-Man playable in Google Maps

You may remember Google’s April Fools’ challenge last year, since it was pretty epic. If you missed it, Google came out with a game where you could search for Pokemon on the Google Maps app on your mobile device. It got rave reviews and it’s such a shame that it was only available for a limited time.

This year, Google is reaching out to a slightly older generation of video game lovers, letting us play Pac-Man on real streets of Google Maps!! Of course, being Google and April Fools’ Day, there is a catch, but more or less, you can transform neighborhoods into Pac-Man game screens.

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The next dating sim from Japan features million-year-old grannies and high school drama

It’s no secret that dating sims in Japan have become a bit strange recently. From the meat-based dating sim to the alpaca dating sim to the recent sumo dating sim which features pretty much everyone but realistic-looking sumo wrestlers, it’s clear that pop will eat itself and dating sims will parody themselves.

But an upcoming dating sim set to debut on both Android and iOS devices soon is taking things to a whole new Harold and Maud level: The subjects of your affection will be grannies–million-year-old grannies to be exact!

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