Category Archives: Video Game

The Financial Times on Japanese Arcades

Let’s analyze this new video from the Financial Times.  It’s pretty much the archetype of stereotypical reporting on Japan, so I think it is worth looking at not so much to point out how dumb the Financial Times reporting is, … Continue reading

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Creeping Terror (3DS) Review

Another Japanese 3DS download title that does not appear to have a single review in English anywhere, so I’ll write one. Creeping Terror is one of a small number of horror games available on the 3DS.  It is the product … Continue reading

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Densha Unten Shirei: Tokyo-wan Hen (電車運転指令 東京湾編)

Just wanted to post a quick note alerting everyone who enjoyed the first Densha Unten Shirei that a sequel has come out! This time we’re going in the other direction from Tokyo, following the coast east and south down past … Continue reading

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Tokyo Game Show – For Kids Only

Check out this ad for the 2016 Tokyo Game Show in the latest issue of V-Jump: At the top it says “Tokyo Game Show 2016, Special area that only middle schoolers and younger can enter!”  What’s more, those in elementary … Continue reading

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Densha Unten Shirei Review (電車運転指令)

I just wanted to write a very quick English review for a new game that doesn’t appear to have any yet.  Densha Unten Shirei by Arc System Works (¥800) is not quite a new Densha de Go game, but it’s … Continue reading

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Down the Rabbit Hole – Sega Leaves Console Gaming?

OMG, did you guys hear?  No more Sega games except stupid free-to-play smartphone games maybe!  A guy on the internet said it so it must be true! A smart person would realize that the story is exaggerated, overblown, or just … Continue reading

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Nintendo Direct

So I saw on the Two Best Friends website that there was a Nintendo Direct event announcing new Nintendo products that would be coming out in the next few months (the New 3DS XL finally coming to North America, etc.), … Continue reading

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