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Kingdom Hearts 2023 Concert Pre-Orders Have Begun

Hope your Japanese is good, especially if you love video game music performances and Kingdom Hearts. Square Enix has announced a new Kingdom Hearts music concert dubbed Kingdom Hearts Concert: Second Breath as part of the series' 20th anniversary. It'll be happening in Osaka, Japan on 19 February and Tokyo, Japan on 18 March 2023. If you want...

The Tokyo Olympics 2020 Opening Ceremony Is Playing Video Game Tunes [Update]

Update: added in videos of the opening ceremony with the orchestra music playing in the background. How far have we come when it comes to video game tunes, eh? To celebrate Japan's culture and heritage during the Tokyo Olympics 2020 Opening Ceremony, the orchestra in charge will play classic and iconic video game tunes as the teams from all o...

Check Out The Incredibly Ballin’ Neo The World Ends With You Opening

It's clear as day that Square Enix really loved the 2D-slash-3D hybrid style it has with its The World Ends With You anime adaptation, opening and all. Why? Because they're using the same graphics tech for the game's sequel. At least for the opening movie: Square Enix just published the opening and two Japanese commercials for NEO: The World End...

Nintendo Wins Lawsuit Against Go-Karting Company MariCar

After a long battle since 2017, big video game company Nintendo has won a lawsuit against Japanese street go-karting company MariCar for using Super Mario costumes and their name. We're guessing it's the Mario Kart brand that Nintendo owns (via SoraNews24). MariCar paid 50 million yen in damages (US$476,000) after the court has rejected MariCar'...

Super Nintendo World To Hit Asia & North America In The Next Few Years [Update]

Update: Super Nintendo World's debut in Japan is delayed indefinitely due to a state of emergency declaration in Osaka Prefecture concerning the COVID-19 pandemic. Nintendo launched a special Nintendo Direct video showcasing the ins and outs of Universal Studios Japan's Super Nintendo World. Mario creator Shigeru Miyamato takes centrestage to gi...

Famous Mario-Inspired Go-Kart In Tokyo Lost Recent Lawsuit Appeal Against Nintendo

Remember a few years back when Japanese go-kart company MariCar was all the rave since it was the only way to re-enact Mario Kart in real life, sans blue shells? Well, Nintendo was none too pleased and issued a lawsuit, which they won last year to no one's surprise. So what happened recently? MariCar tried to appeal to the Japanese courtroom, but ...

Check Out These Japan-Only Pokémon Donuts

If you're a fan of Nintendo's family-friendly imaginary monster cockfighting RPG series, you don't need a reminder that the Nintendo Switch Pokémon Let's Go game will be out this Friday worldwide. However, if you happen to be in Japan, you may want to check out this ongoing Mr. Donut promotion featuring, you guessed it, Pokémon-shaped donuts....

No MariCar For You; Nintendo Files Lawsuit Against Unofficial Tokyo Mario Kart

It's a sad day for live Mario Kart fans in Japan and the rest of the world. Nintendo has filed a lawsuit against Mari Mobility Development Co., Ltd for their infringement of the Mario Kart brand for their live street go-kart racing that's all the rage in Tokyo. The reason? Because the MariCar guys are damaging the Mario Kart franchise with the r...

Tokyo Game Show 2018 Livestream Guide

This feature is still being updated... It's that time of year again in Japan where every video game company in the country shows off their latest games, be it for consoles or for mobile. While TGS has been dominated by mobile games year in and year out, the spectacle of the event has yet to diminish. Thankfully in this age of livestream and Twitc...

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