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Rice Balls Like You've Never Seen Before

YouTuber Onigiri Gekijou (Rice Ball Theater) specializes in making rice balls that are unlike anything I’ve ever seen. And I’ve seen lots of rice balls!

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Japan's Ageless Manga Artist Meme Continues Into 2020

This is Hirohiko Araki. He does two things: churns out JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure and refuses to age.

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It's Almost Like The Akira Manga Predicted The Coronavirus

Akira certainly did predict the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. The manga and ensuing anime are set against the backdrop of the impending 2020 Tokyo Olympics. It also appears that one panel in the manga refers to measures for combating a contagious disease.

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A Wretched Hive Of Scum And Villainy

evin Jick is an artist at Treyarch, the studio behind games like Titanfall and Apex Legends.

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Japanese FIFA Fan's Favorite Team Is Not Very Good, Travels 6000 Miles To See Them Anyway

Japanese FIFA player Akito Aoki flew all the way from Japan to the UK last week to watch his favourite team play. And while you’d expect that to be a club from the Premier League, or maybe the Championship (ie, the second division), he was actually there to watch Stockport County, a side currently toiling away in…

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When Komani Employees Got Complaints For Being Too Dirty

I’ve been reading through the new book Japansoft: An Oral History recently, and while it’s full of very cool and interesting stories about the earliest days of Japanese game development, there’s one story in particular that’s my favourite.

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The Week In Games: Slide To The Left, Slide To The Ride

It’s time to power slide and shoot some robots. Vanquish is being released on PS4 and Xbox One this week, alongside Bayonetta. It is a good day for fans of action games.

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It Seems A Playable Xbox Build Of StarCraft Ghost Has Leaked

Here’s something I didn’t expect to see today: New gameplay footage of StarCraft Ghost. The third-person shooter had a rocky and well-known development history before being officially canceled by Blizzard, something confirmed back in 2014. Now an early Xbox build seems to have leaked out and popped up online.

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'Shop Contest: Everything's Coming Up Robotnik

Dr.Robotnik, or Eggman if you prefer the worse name, is the main villain of the Sonic games and the new movie. In the movie, he is played by Jim Carrey. Let’s take this version of the ol’ doctor and add him to other games!

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Someone Accurately Recreated Red Dead Online In Dreams

Red Dead Online is a game that has improved a lot since it first launched back in late 2018. But it still has some issues. One of the most annoying is how often players get kicked from the game, often randomly with no warning. Someone recreated that experience in Dreams.

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