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Japanese gamers debate Red Cross’s call for virtual crimes to be punished

692 days 2 hours ago - The International Red Cross has recently been pushing for so-called “hyper realistic” video games to follow international humanitarian laws and pen... | News | Tech


Japanese game giants to set monthly cap on teen spending

1255 days 13 hours ago - Six major social game operators, including Gree, DeNA and CyberAgent, said Wednesday they have agreed to begin limiting minors’ monthly spending on... | News | PC


Microsoft's Xbox Ready for Bigger Battle in Japan

1851 days 9 hours ago - Battling its Japanese gaming rivals on their home turf hasn’t been easy for Microsoft Corp. Its Xbox 360 game console runs a distant third in... | Article | Xbox 360


Nintendo signs global manufacturing agreement with Australian company Goldie

2252 days 11 hours ago - Nintendo of America Inc has issued Goldie, a 100% owned and controlled Australian company, with a global manufacturing agreement and a toy distribu... | News | 13


Top US Releases in Cinemas This October

Now - October is upon us and, as award season starts to gear into life, a whole slew of top movie releases hit US cinemas; amongst which will see a retur... | Promoted post

Microsoft warns of serious computer security hole

2280 days ago - Microsoft Corp has taken the rare step of warning about a serious computer security vulnerability it hasn't fixed yet. The vulnerability discl... | News | 14


Sony's Hirai vows to bring game division back to profit

2318 days 17 hours ago - Sony Corp's newly appointed corporate executive officer in charge of game and network businesses, Kazuo Hirai, said Thursday that one of the compan... | News | 1,4,9,13


Nintendo to offer videos on Wii

2473 days 2 hours ago - TOKYO - Nintendo Co said Thursday it will start offering videos through its blockbuster Wii game console, the latest new feature for the Japanese e... | News | 3


Microsoft targets 1 million Xbox 360 sales in Japan

2548 days 15 hours ago - Microsoft Corp's Japanese unit aims to achieve its domestic sales target of one million units for the Xbox 360 video game console as quickly as pos... | News | 2


KDDI to launch 1Gbps fiber-optic service in Oct

2561 days 14 hours ago - Japan Today reports: "KDDI Corp will launch a fiber-optic communications service with upload and download speeds each of up to one gigabi... | News | 12,14


3D Box of Tricks

2638 days 12 hours ago - Anyone in need of a means of projecting a realistic image of a rubber duck inside a box is probably about to have their day made, thanks to a break... | News | 13,14


Pioneer to sell Blu-ray recorders as competition steps up in next-generation video

2642 days 20 hours ago - Pioneer Corp will start selling Blu-ray disc recorders in Japan sometime before March 2009, the company said Tuesday, the latest in a string of Jap... | News | 14


Waseda University opens virtual campus in Second Life

2642 days 21 hours ago - Waseda University opened a campus Tuesday in Second Life, an Internet-based virtual world operated by a U.S. company. The private Japanese universi... | News | 11,12,13,14


Oki develops audience rating information system for IPTV

2642 days 21 hours ago - Oki Electric Industry Co on Monday announced it has developed an "Audience Rating Information System" for IPTV, which will be offered to... | News | 15,14

Video game console, software sales forecast to peak in 2008

2731 days 6 hours ago - TOKYO - Combined domestic sales of home-use video game consoles and software are expected to peak at 710.4 billion yen in 2008 and to fall to... | News | 1,3,4,5,13


Square Enix Going After Elderly With Internet

2755 days 2 hours ago - Major game software maker Square Enix Co and Internet access service provider Nifty Corp said Tuesday they will tie up to build and operate an ente... | News | 13


Microsoft to double the amount of 360 titles in Japan

2852 days 9 hours ago - Microsoft Corp's Japan unit aims to double the number of game titles for the Xbox 360 console in Japan to 500 by the end of 2008, a senior official... | News | 2,13


Rumour: Sony to sell facility for making game console chips to Toshiba

2940 days 23 hours ago - informed sources said Saturday that Sony Corp is in talks with Toshiba Corp to sell it a facility for producing chips for use in game consoles as e... | Rumor | 1,13,15,14


Nintendo president says Wii not in competition with rival game consoles

3218 days 22 hours ago - Nintendo Co President Satoru Iwata said Thursday his company's next-generation video game console, the Wii, is not in competition with rival consol... | News | 3, 13


180 PlayStation 3 consoles stolen in Ibaraki

3224 days 8 hours ago - Police said Tuesday 180 sets of the popular game console PlayStation 3 were stolen from the luggage-handling area of Meitetsu Golden Air Cargo Corp... | News | 1

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