Sunday, 21 January 2018
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Land that nobody wants

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January 21, 2018 5:00 AM
The scenario was a landowner's dream. A new trunk road was coming to Greater Tokyo and a small patch of scrubby grass, good for nothing much else, lay directly in its path. A bit of gumption, an able lawyer and Japan's transport ministry would have to pay up.


PS4 vs Xbox One vs Switch Japan Lifetime Sales November 2017

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When you compare monthly sales to a year ago the Xbox One is up, while the PlayStation 4 is down. The PlayStation 4 is down 92,081 units and the Xbox One is up 914 units. The Switch outsold the PlayStation 4 by 265,440 units and the Xbox One by 374,517. The PlayStation 4 outsold the Xbox One by 109,077. Looking at market share for the month, the Switch managed to achieve 77 percent. The PlayStation 4 accounted for 23 percent of the consoles sold, and the Xbox One less than one percent.


Virtual Reality and 4K Aren't on Nintendo's Radar for Now

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Virtual reality (VR) and 4K are what many gamers and gaming companies are talking about today. However, Nintendo isnt one of them as the Japanese giant isnt interested in those technologies at this time.

Tags: Japan, Gamers, 4K

Final Fantasy XIV Gets New Info on Update 4.2, Housing Changes and More

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Today Square Enix hosted a new Final Fantasy XIV Letter from the Producer Live broadcast from its headquarters in Tokyo, Japan. During the stream, Producer

Tags: Japan, Tokyo

Tennis: Osaka ends local challenge with Barty beating

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Japan's Naomi Osaka overpowered Ashleigh Barty 6-4 6-2 to reach the fourth round of a grand slam for the first time on Saturday, leaving the host nation without a contender for the Australian Open women's title.


A Bump In The Road: Can Sonys new year live up to its fantastic 2017 in the AAA space?

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2017 was something of a landmark year for the PlayStation 4s life cycle. Though the Nintendo Switch gave Sony some ardent competition and deservedly stole back much of the attention, the PS4s exclusive output was notably excellent. First Party studios like Guerrilla Games and Naughty Dog pumped out great work respectably, while Sonys Japanese development partners delivered incredible offerings like Yakuza 0, Nioh and Nier: Automata. Some of these titles would see release on PC, but the PlayStation platform nevertheless stood out in terms of the sheer variety of its exclusive content in the console market. Can they do it again?

Tags: SWIFT, PS4, PC, Japan, Sony, SPA, iOS

Nintendo eShop Charts January 19th, 2018

Added: 20.01.2018 4:56 | 0 views | 0 comments

People trying to escape from prison, balls of meat, dungeons driving insane, warriors battling against bosses. But also the usual constant sellers. Yes, the eShop is as active as usual. So, without further ado, lets take a look at the Top 30s in UK, Japan and USA for the period between January 5th to January 19th , 2018, as reported by "The eShop Chartology"

Tags: UK, Japan, USA, Prison

Japan threatens North Korea over 13 Japanese it kidnapped in 70s and 80s to train as spies

Added: 19.01.2018 20:55 | 0 views | 0 comments

THE families of Japanese abducted by North Korea, and those believed to have been taken, will urge the International Criminal Court to prosecute the North's leader, saying the lack of information about their loved ones is a human rights abuse.


A floating car is born after Japan's tsunami

Added: 19.01.2018 16:08 | 0 views | 0 comments

A former employee of a Toyota subsidiary started to build a watertight EV that can float in floods, or even cruise at low speeds. His startup has notable backers and a functioning prototype.

Tags: Japan, Toyota

Preparing for Utano Princesama: Shining Live

Added: 19.01.2018 13:57 | 0 views | 0 comments

Big news in the world of otome games that also happen to have a musical side to them! One is actually receiving a worldwide release! Unfortunately, this is not a story following up on an unexpected La Corda dOro localization. Rather, an Uta no Prince-sama mobile game will be released on Android and iOS devices in English about a year after its Japanese debut. This is great news, right?


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