video games

Sega’s troubles continue as parent company asks hundreds of employees to to quit their jobs

Search for volunteers is accompanied by executive pay cuts.

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Secret otaku certification test: Can you see the video game cosplay hidden in this clothing ad?

Should clothing chain Shimamura start calling itself the King of Fashion?

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Sega leaves arcade operation business, sells off management of all its 193 Japanese game centers

As the company celebrates its 60th anniversary, it says goodbye to one of its cornerstones.

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Were we dumb to buy as many Animal Crossing amiibo cards as Nintendo would let us? Let’s find out

We show no restraint, and perhaps no intelligence, trying to bring some new friends to our New Horizons island.

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The unforgettable Dragon Quest theme music took an amazingly short time to write, composer says

Or an amazingly long one, depending on how you’re counting.

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Pokémon Shirts launches new face mask range in Japan【Photos】

151 unique pocket monster designs to choose from!

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Mister Donut preps to develop more Pokémon-themed donuts starting from November

After a series of successes, the popular Japanese donut chain is ready to help you eat ’em all.

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Anime girl holograms to start working as hotel staff at Tokyo’s “Weird Hotel”【Photos】

The Idolmaster cast will be waiting to serve travelers.

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This gigantic faux Switch is exactly how we want to play Nintendo games【Photos】

Since there’s already a Switch Lite, should we call this the Switch Heavy?

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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 stores stock stylish PlayStation home decor including lights, controller mugs and clocks

Turn your room into a Sony shrine with cute button-shaped lights and all manner of controller-shaped appliances!

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Japan’s Prime Minister says he didn’t want to cosplay as Mario at the 2016 Olympics

Shinzo Abe had to be talked into the biggest crowd-pleasing moment of the Rio de Janeiro closing ceremony.

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Adorable talking Pokémon Eevee coin bank is here to take your money, make you happy about it【Vid】

The special power of Eevee’s latest evolution is to encourage you to save your loose change.

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Mario Kart Live: Home Circuit: Is it as cool as it looks in the trailer?【Review】

The answer is a resounding yes!

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Sonic the Hedgehog’s creator isn’t happy about Sega giving away Sonic 2, Nights for free on Steam

Legendary game designer Yuji Naka says he wishes Sega valued them a little more.

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Pikachu, I poo with you! Official Pokémon toilet created in Japan for young fans

“You can go to the bathroom while you and Pikachu look at each other!”

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Pikachu’s butt evolves into delicious dessert at Tokyo’s official Pokémon sweets shop

Pikachu Sweets and Pokémon Cafes also add Pikachu cheek-to-cheek parfaits and spooky Ghost-type tea drinks.

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Finishing before the end – Japanese gamers discuss why they quit games right before the last boss

Gamer who loses interest at the climax finds out he’s not the only one.

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Final Fantasy XVI’s story and primary development are finished, Square Enix hiring “final” staff

Square Enix says it’s looking for people who relish the challenge of weaving their ideas into the next Final Fantasy.

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How to stop a Nintendo Switch from overheating 【Video】

Japanese repairman says gamers should do one small thing to stop a common problem. 

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