The Xbox consoles are not popular in Japan. That doesn't mean those game machines lack hardcore fans. They certainly exist in the region. And online in Japan, there's a disparaging nickname for them: "gropers".
Roaches vs Groper. Hehehe. I'd rather be called a groper.
I wouldn't want to be in the roaches group... Gropers at least get to grope. D: Roaches just get squashed... I'm not sure I like either name though to be honest.
But there are so many of them, the more you squash, the more it duplicate...cough..N..G...coug h .
shut ya groping mouth you snooki groper!
Am I the only one that finds this story sort of offensive. You know it goes on, but it is so wrong on so many levels. Maybe is is just chan, but even among fangirl hatred, I never really hear that sort of name calling. Do you? Or maybe I just forgot all about it.
Yeah but roaches can survive radioation and shiz!
At least if you're a roach you get to survive the nuclear apocalypse.
I would rather be called: "That guy that broke my nose for calling him a ___"* "(Nintendo fans have an unpleasant nickname of their own, and Kotaku will be covering that in the future.)" Oh yeah, Kotaku, this totally needs to be stretched out to several articles. /s *Not really. I'm not a violent person.
Yeah but roaches are natural organisms, gropers are just ****** up people. Lol gotta love Japan,
In other news not a single f was given on this day about this non-news.
they literally cannot build a microscope powerful enough to see how "little" fvck you give, lol!
Xbox fans= Gropers PS fans = cockroach Nintendo Fans = ????
Someone on Kotaku said "Ninshin : Nintendo fan boys. Shortened form of Nintendo Shinja (means believer ). A.k.a Ninton / Buta ( means pig ) / Pork."
I love how Nintendo's fans "Nickname" goes all religious compared to the other two XD
I got this from a user at Vgchartz. Nintendo = ninshin (pregnant)- 妊 nin from pregnant and 任 nin from Nintendo sound the same, further reinforced with the second nickname buta (pig) due to an association of fat with pregnancy. Sometimes its combined.
Yep, all 10 of them.
I played and got owned by many a Japanese in test drive and Homefront they just dominated that game all you could hear was them laughing their guts out I was laughing at them laughing it was catching.
we should just stop commenting on useless pieces by craptaku since the rating system on n4g does not work against it
So, if you have all three does that make you a pregnant cockroach groper?
Tunnel Snakes rule!
I groped my last groper when a cockroach groped my grapes. Thanks Kotaku, that's five minutes of my life I'll never get back. How is this even news???
now people are making it cool to sexually assault ladies. Yeah, this is news and its cool,smdh.
Wow that image shows so many games I have never seen does Japan have there own library of titles?
I actually find it pretty damn pathetic that there are words that are used by adults and alike to put someone down for owning and enjoying a particular brand or item. Simply pathetic.
I think this says a lot about Japan, nothing commendable.
Funny. To be a groper or a cockroach? Decisions, decisions. Well I like groping and I also like being a cockroach so in Japan I would be a groping cockroach...a freak of nature like Godzilla. OH NO HERE HE COMES! ROACHIKAN!! It is funny to see that the fanboyism doesn't stop in the west.
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