gaming

Medical university in Tokushima honors student for his gaming

And I have yet to hear from my alma mater…

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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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First look at Keanu Reeves’ Japanese dub in Cyberpunk 2077 trailer【Video】

Come for Keanu’s deep-voiced dub, stay for the localisation lesson. 

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Japanese YouTuber fights on the streets of Shibuya in new real-life video game episode【Video】

Second instalment includes a boss fight and a stop at Matsuya to fuel up on gyudon beef bowls.

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Japanese YouTuber perfects gameplay moves outside Shibuya Station【Video】

Viral clip makes you feel as if you’re controlling an RPG character.

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90-year-old Japanese gamer grandma breaks world record, praises Grand Theft Auto 5【Video】

The world’s oldest video game streamer, Hamako Mori, has played titles like Call of Duty and Dauntless for decades — and shows no signs of stopping.

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Nintendo brightens the life of a Game Boy-loving 95-year-old Japanese grandmother

Another heartwarming tale of Nintendo’s legendary God-like customer service.

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These comfy pajama suits are for the gamers! Wrap up warm as you rack up points

The Damegi 4G series comes with a bunch of cushy features to keep your extremities toasty warm.

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Keanu Reeves speaks Japanese to Cyberpunk 2077 fans at Tokyo Game Show【Video】

The only thing better than hearing Keanu say “Wake up samurai” is hearing him say it in Japanese.

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Village Vanguard releases adorable cat motif gaming earphones!

Hear everything going on in your game or music purr-fectly.

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We check out Shinjuku’s video game theme bar and get a neat EXP bonus, enjoy whacky plate-ups

Grab your Virtual Boy and ready your quarters, it’s time to knock back a shot of gaming nostalgia!

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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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We ventured into a hidden gem of a Chinese Internet cafe in downtown Tokyo【Pics】

An Internet sanctuary for young Chinese people in Tokyo.

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Gamer-friendly, non-instant yakisoba you can eat with your fingers【Sora Kitchen】

Make delicious yakisoba rolls you can stuff into your maw, without the use of chopsticks or cutlery!

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Multiplayer horror game “Dead by Daylight” teases Japanese ghoul update, net freaks out

Behaviour Interactive‘s creepy trailer has Japanese fans screaming. Which stringy haired horror do YOU think is behind that screen door?
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N64 controller cable tie-styles have Japanese Twitter harking back to a golden age of gaming

A blast of nostalgia with a N64 game controller cable guide.

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We go crazy for Jackie Chan TV ad, cue digging out an old cosplay battle 【Video】

Remember the time we hired a lookalike and reenacted a classic Jackie Chan fight? Of course we do, we still have the video evidence!

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History of game controllers shows us how much gaming has evolved over 40 years【Video】

From clumsy designs to superb ergonomics, this video shows us various controllers throughout gaming history.

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Mismatched drain cover or real-life RPG puzzle to solve? One Japanese netizen investigates

Solve the puzzle to unlock a door, surely! …what do you mean “maybe we should take a break from gaming?”

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Indie games’ Japanese-language releases overshadowed by developers’ sexy art request

Do you want money? Fame? For these developers, it’s all about the erotic fan art (although fame and money probably wouldn’t hurt).

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