games

See how the game of Othello has evolved at Tokyo Toy Show 2022

The script has been flipped on this classic game.

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Shinkansen conductor caught playing GPS smartphone game on bullet train…for TEN years

He might have gotten away with it too, if it weren’t for an anonymous tip-off.

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We throw a bubble party at our cheap countryside house in Japan【Video】

A soap bubble guru is born at the SoraHouse.

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What happens when our team starts renovating our cheap countryside house in Japan?

The SoraHouse becomes a playhouse for our reporters.

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Manhole Holy War breaks out in Tokyo, winners get money and help repair city infrastructure

All’s fair in love and Manhole Holy War.

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Walking Bingo: A clever alternative to adventure games like Pokémon GO

How many everyday Japanese icons can you find on a neighbourhood stroll?

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Surprise in store for fans as beloved virtual pet franchise Tamagotchi approaches 25th birthday

What’s cracking this time?

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Japan emerges as a backgammon powerhouse in the world

Japan stands increasingly at the forefrontgammon.

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PS5 chaos at Akihabara as customers rush to grab new consoles【Videos】

Police called due to out-of-control crowd, sparking a heated debate on resellers in Japan. 

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Akihabara’s otaku shrine celebrates PlayStation 5 launch with ethereal one-night event

The PS5 is welcomed into the world at a Japanese shrine with a long history of protecting electronics.

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Demon Slayer Tamagotchi on sale now, preorders for 9 more types on the way

Raise your own Pillar of the secret society of demon slayers.

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Japanese convenience store customers reimagined as gacha game characters

Working at a konbini is like playing roulette with a gacha game mechanic.

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Kendama training cures one man’s self-isolation blues

There’s never been a better time to brush up on the old eye-hand coordination.

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Ken Shimura remembered for his huge contribution to the game Rock, Paper, Scissors in Japan

Let’s take a look at what is undoubtedly Shimura’s biggest cultural impact.

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Japanese League of Legends first female champion is also an aspiring model

“I wanted to make sure people didn’t write me off just for being a woman.”

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Japan Sumo Association surprises fans with cutesy game on Twitter

Train with the sport’s most kawaii professional sumo wrestler.

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Wii Fit sequel to make the jump to Nintendo Switch, promises tons of fun and sore muscles【Video】

It’s back, everyone! Get ready to crush your opponents in the name of exercise.

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Dragon Quest wedding: Japanese video game lovers celebrate with classic Sony PlayStation details

Mind-blowing wedding goals include a personalised video game and RPG character sketches for each guest.

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VR Ninja Dojo: Battle as a shadow warrior at new virtual reality world in Tokyo 【Video】

Learn ninjutsu techniques and then use them to slay monsters in the VR world.

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Mister Donut releases Pokémon doughnuts in Japan for a limited time

We taste the new Pokémon doughnuts and get our hands on some exclusive merchandise before the official release.

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