Japanese Govenment Honors Creator of Kirby & Smash Bros

Every year at Tokyo Game Show the Japanese Ministry of Economy, Trade & Industry gives out an award to a person or group that have “contributed to the development of the Japanese home video game industry.” This year’s METI award was given to Masahiro Sakurai, the creator of Kirby and …

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TGS13: Sony Press Conference

On the first business day of Tokyo Game Show, Sony held a press conference that mainly focused on the PlayStation 4 and the currently Japan-only Vita TV. After a really well-done ‘A Day with PlayStation’ trailer, Andrew House, the current president and Group CEO of Sony, kicked the morning off …

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If You’re Going to an Arcade in Tokyo, Why Not Go to This One?

Being a gamer that spent their youth in arcades, living in Japan is like taking a trip back in time. You see, unlike back in America, the arcade (or Game Center as it is known here) is still going strong in Japan. While the majority of arcades in Japan focus …

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