Archive for September, 2008

Sonic World Adventures looks good

Wednesday, September 17th, 2008 Posted in Playstation, Xbox 360 | No Comments »

Sega showed off some of their new graphics technology at the recent CEDEC conference. Some impressive screens for Sonic World Adventure were displayed, in both pre-rendered and realtime versions. This is ... Read more..

More games please, says Sony boss.

Tuesday, September 16th, 2008 Posted in PSP | No Comments »

Shuhei Yoshida is not happy about the state of third party PSP games. Yoshida, the president of Sony Worldwide Studios, told IGN that third party support was 'disappointing' and that ... Read more..

Pick your team with Inazuma Eleven

Monday, September 15th, 2008 Posted in DS | No Comments »

Here are a couple of pics of Inazuma Eleven. The game is a soccer RPG for the DS from Level 5 software. It has been out a few weeks in ... Read more..

Pikachu for sale

Sunday, September 14th, 2008 Posted in Japan, Nintendo | No Comments »

An enterprising seller on Yahoo Auctions decided to put this cute little guy on the market. It seems like the recent Pokemon Platinum has whetted a few appetites, since the ... Read more..

Who says monkeys can’t play golf?

Saturday, September 13th, 2008 Posted in Wii | 2 Comments »

Not us that's for sure. Pro Golf Saru (Pro Golf Monkey) is one crazy looking beast. If Tiger Woods and his oh so serious games don't float your boat then ... Read more..

Interview with Hirokazu Yasuhara

Friday, September 12th, 2008 Posted in Misc | 1 Comment »

Gamasutra published a very interesting interview with one of the designers of Sonic the Hedgehog. Hirokazu Yasuhara, who also worked on Jak & Daxter and Uncharted: Drake's Fortune has a ... Read more..

Bless My Laptop

Thursday, September 11th, 2008 Posted in Japan | No Comments »

A shrine near Akihabar, Tokyo is offering a blessing service for computers. Shinto priests perform cleansing ceremonies on laptops and other hardware. The blessing offer protection against hard drive failures ... Read more..

Nintendo Releasing Wireless Network Adapter

Wednesday, September 10th, 2008 Posted in DS, Nintendo, Wii | 1 Comment »

Nintendo have just announced the release of a wireless network adapter. The device will allow you to connect your Wii and DS to a home network. Judging by the diagrams ... Read more..

Hello Kitty MMO

Tuesday, September 9th, 2008 Posted in PC | No Comments »

There are MMOs for everything these days, including Hello Kitty. This looks every bit as bright and fluffy as you'd expect. There are mini-games, farming and the option to visit ... Read more..

Shigeru Miyamoto Makes Vanity Fair Top 100

Monday, September 8th, 2008 Posted in Nintendo | No Comments »

Shigeru Miyamoto, the creative heartbeat of Nintendo, has been honoured again. Vanity Fair, the American culture magazine, put him at number 73 in their list of movers and shakers. While ... Read more..