Tag Archives: Japan

COVER ART: Pokémon Gold Japanese version

Welcome to Cover Art! A section of the site where we look at a  video game’s box cover art and briefly discuss it’s gameplay and legacy.

Pokémon Gold  was released in Japan in 1999 and North America and Australia in 2000. Pokémon Gold was part of the second generation of the Pokémon series and added a 100 new Pokémon to collect as well as expanded the world of Pokémon to … [ Read More... ]

Gamer Apparel: Spreadgaming Contest Favorites

Gamers  can sometimes make very passionate and creative fan art. Spreadshirt is now holding a #Spreadgaming contest with gamers and artists  coming together to create some cool gaming fashion and apparel.

Here are a few of our favorite designs to show up in the spreadgaming tag so far.


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Description: A retro arcade inspired gaming T-shirt. Perfect for gamers of all ages!

Synthwave Gaming T-Shirt

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Description: Synthwave inspired gaming t-shirt [ Read More... ]

Region Free Consoles Will Benefit Japanfans

Region Free Consoles Will Benefit Japanfans

One of the coolest new features of the next generation of consoles is that they will be region free. There was a time, long ago, where I’d read gaming magazines that would have a section about Japanese releases. Many of these games never made it stateside such as the Playstation 2 Berserk game, based on the hyper violent anime and manga series. In other cases, it was beloved games … [ Read More... ]

Better than planking: HADOKEN-ing

Oh Japan. Yet another thing you’ve given the world. The latest photo gag in Japan is HADOKEN-ing. Chances are if you were kid who played Street Fighter or watched DBZ, you’ve done this before. You basically pose in the classic Ryu fireball pose as your friend acts like they’re being blown back from the strike.

Check out the pics below…

Will this be a new thing for American’s … [ Read More... ]