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USA Basketball is one of 12 teams participating in the FIBA ​​Women’s World Cup 2022 in Sydney, Australia from September 21 to October 21. 1. The United States women’s national basketball team is aiming for a fourth consecutive gold medal in the 11-day event, its last victory in Spain in 2018. The teams are divided into two preliminary groups. China, ...

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Harrison Brewer making the most of AIL’s return with Terenure after time in Japan with some of the game’s greats

As the Terenure team bus traveled up Baggot Street towards Aviva Stadium, it was greeted by plumes of purple smoke from a plethora of flares that had been set off by a group of excited supporters. The bus stopped briefly. The players on board looked around and absorbed it all. For Harrison Brewer, that unmistakable big game atmosphere on the ...

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Bandai Namco, SEGA eyes blockchain gaming: Nifty Newsletter, September 14-20

In this week’s newsletter, find out how a sci-fi comic uses non-fungible tokens (NFTs) to make the reading experience more interactive and how Web3 musicians view NFTs. Find out how big names like Bandai Namco, Sega, and Square Enix are eyeing blockchain gaming. In other news, find out how a metaverse-focused fir brought NFTs into Minecraft despite its ban on ...

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Rhythm Festival release date: gameplay, trailer and story

Drum along to your favorite Japanese songs! Learn about the latest addition to the drum game franchise Taiko no Tatsuji: Rhythm Festival, its release date, gameplay, and story. Taiko no Tatsujin: Rhythm Festival Release date: September 23, 2022 Taiko no Tatsujin: Rhythm Festival will arrive on September 23, 2022 on the Nintendo Switch. Taiko no Tatsujin: Rhythm Festival Gameplay Taiko ...

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Xbox chief hanging out with famed Japanese game developer sparks jealousy among PlayStation fans

Sony sits on the throne of the gaming industry having delivered a plethora of amazing games on PlayStation. But it seems that Microsoft has something planned and wants to take over the Japanese multinational with its future projects. Additionally, Xbox CEO Phil Spencer’s update on the recent visit to Japan portends a bright future. ADVERTISING The article continues below this ...

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Like a Dragon: Ishin will not have an English dub

If you’re planning on checking out the upcoming Yakuza spin-off, Like a Dragon: Ishin, you should know that the only language option is full Japanese with English subtitles. Ryu Ga Gotoku’s own Yakuza series producer, Masayoshi Yokoyama, confirmed this during an interview. (opens in a new tab) at the Tokyo Game Show 2022 (translated by PSU (opens in a new ...

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Reo Hatate joins Kyogo and Maeda in Japan squad for matches against USA and Ecuador

Reo Hatate has been called up to the Japan national team for the upcoming international friendlies against the United States on Friday, September 23 and Ecuador on Tuesday, September 27. And he will be joined by Kyogo Furuhashi and Daizen Maeda as Japan prepare for the World Cup with these two friendlies. Hatate has not been involved before although he ...

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Nintendo announces a boatload of ports of classic games and Japanese RPGs for Switch

While the details on the next Zelda game provided Nintendo’s big kick this morning, the company’s latest 45-minute “Direct” presentation was jam-packed with first-party Nintendo creations, Japanese RPGs, and plenty of remakes and ports from other platforms. Here’s a quick summary of everything we managed to jot down: First-party Nintendo releases Enlarge / More like Non-pathetic travelerfriendship? Square-Enix Varied daily ...

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Reliever Hirokazu Sawamura granted his release

The Red Sox have had quite a bit of success with Japanese pitchers over the years, but their time with Hirokazu Sawamura ended on Sunday. Sawamura was granted his release from the club and became a free agent. He had had his ups and downs with the big league club this year, struggling to avoid harsh contact, despite launching one ...

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Local MP caught violating smoking ban at high school baseball game in Japan

A member of the Kumamoto Prefectural Assembly was caught smoking a heated tobacco product in the smoke-free stands of Hanshin Koshien Stadium during the National High School Baseball Championship in August, it has been reported. Nobuo Ide, a member of the Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) who is serving his sixth term in the Kumamoto Prefectural Assembly, attended a baseball tournament ...

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Pokémon Centers across Japan offer a special in-game Clefairy to customers who say “Pi pi pi…”

You must also wave your fingers to be eligible. pokeemy centersstores that sell all kinds of PokeMon-themed items, from plush toys to clothing, can be found in many major cities across Japan and are great fun for any fan of the series. And now they’re getting a little better for a limited time. From September 3 to September 11, all ...

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The is the Pokemon that stole Alolan Vulpix from his VSTAR

| One of the most anticipated Pokémon TCG the sets arriving in Japan this year have now been revealed. Incandescent Arcana is slated for release on September 2, 2022 in Japan. Unlike the previous direct Japanese set, the Origin Forme Giratina theme Lost Abyss which brought back the Lost Zone mechanic, this set will include rare characters and Radiant Pokémon. ...

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Padres vs Dodgers – Game Recap – September 2, 2022

LOS ANGELES — — Yu Darvish was cruising the Los Angeles Dodgers lineup when Cody Bellinger came on at home plate in the fifth inning. The slugger fell swinging on four pitches for Yu’s 3,000th strikeout in his professional career. “I totally forgot about it and someone told me in-game,” Darvish said through a translator after posing for a quick ...

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DEA Enters Partnership With ForN, Operator Of Blockchain Gaming Guild ‘YGG Japan’,… | New

SINGAPORE, Aug. 31, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Singapore-based global entertainment company Web3 Digital Entertainment Asset Pte. (DEA), known for its leading GameFi platform PlayMining, announced that it has entered into a business partnership with “YGG Japan”, which is in partnership with ForN Co.Ltd. (Headquarters in Minato-ku, Tokyo; CEO: Tetsuya Fujiwara, hereinafter ForN). Context of the partnership DEA’s “PlayMining” is a ...

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Pokemon TCG Japan: Incandescent Arcana Preview: Radiant Alakazam

| One of the most anticipated Pokémon TCG the sets arriving in Japan this year have now been revealed. Incandescent Arcana is slated for release on September 2, 2022 in Japan. Unlike the previous direct Japanese set, the Origin Forme Giratina theme Lost Abyss which brought back the Lost Zone mechanic, this set will include rare characters and Radiant Pokémon. ...

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Discover how to create your own Japanese idol agency with Idol Manager

Following the game’s July 2021 release on Windows PC, developer Glitch Pitch and publisher PLAYISM have brought their dark comedy business simulation game idol manager to the Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, and PlayStation 5. From a fully in-game, micro-transaction-free gacha system to bolster your company’s ranks, to setting up scrapbooks, practice rooms, and organization concerts – will you succeed in ...

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Women’s World Championship recap: Switzerland and Czechia victorious

The second day of the 2022 Women’s World Championship did not feature any of the best teams in the world, but the competition remained intense. In Group A, the Swiss stars came to play, while in Group B, Czechia continued to progress as a nation to watch. Here’s a look at what happened on Friday: Switzerland beats Japan Switzerland used ...

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American-South Korean war games have a global audience

Comment this story Comment This week, South Korea and the United States began several massive live-fire military drills for the first time in several years in a clear signal to Pyongyang. Known collectively as the Ulchi Freedom Shield exercises, they will flex the military muscles of both allies at sea, in the air, on land and in space. Lasting until ...

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10 great JRPGs coming in 2022 and 2023

Even with high-octane action, competitive shooters, and Western RPGs hitting the market, the JRPG subgenre is booming in 2022, as evidenced by Monolith Soft’s recent release. Xenoblade Chronicles 3 for the Nintendo Switch. The year is entering its final stages, but there are still a few standout JRPGs for fans to watch. Likewise, there are already a few high-profile games ...

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The Game of Thrones Effect Sparks Reissues of ‘Lost’ Fantasy Fiction Classics | fantasy books

It’s a beautiful, lyrical fantasy story about a mythical beast who embarks on a quest in a world that no longer believes in her to find out if she really is the last of her kind. Published in 1968, The last unicorn by Peter S Beagle spawned an animated film 40 years ago and is a cherished novel that appeals ...

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Sunsoft is back to remind fans of its NES glory days

After a long time out of the public eye in North America, Sunsoft returns to release three new games based on its catalog of classic games. They include Ikki Unite, a multiplayer cooperative roguelike; the return of Gimmick, a classic NES platformer; and Ufouria, a metroidvania slated for consoles in 2023. The releases are part of a new strategy from ...

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8 Fire Trucks Sent To Nintendo HQ In Japan After Fire

Emergency services were called to Nintendo’s headquarters in Kyoto, Japan, after a small fire broke out inside the building. The original story of the Japanese news publication NHK reports that the fire broke out at 1 p.m. local time on Monday (August 15) at the publisher’s development building (translation via VGC). Eight fire engines were dispatched to the headquarters, but ...

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The Japanese series My Summer Vacation is now in English, thanks to Crayon Shin-chan

The release of a charming adventure game Shin chan: Me and the teacher on summer vacation on Nintendo Switch this week may not seem like a momentous occasion in the annals of gaming – low-budget licensed titles rarely are. But like the recent Western debut of live alive, Kowloon High School ChronicleWhere Moon, Shin ChanThe new version fills an important ...

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Assassin’s Creed Infinity settings we hope to see at launch

The Assassin’s Creed The franchise has had a turbulent decade. After a surprisingly successful debut, Ubisoft followed up with some of the best third-person stealth action games of its console generation with the release of assassin’s creed 2 and fraternity. In 2013, the beloved swashbuckling adventure Assassin’s Creed 4 The Black Flag released, and subsequent years saw the standard Assassin’s ...

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Square Enix sold Western studios over fears Japanese game sales could be ‘cannibalized’

In its latest quarterly earnings call, Square-Enix explained his reasoning behind the sale of his western studios. In May, Square Enix announced that it was selling Crystal Dynamics and Eidos Montreal, the studios behind Tomb Raider and Deus Ex respectively. Now, as Polygon reports, Square Enix explained in its financial results that this is because games from its Western studios ...

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Upgrade your gaming station with these “Demon Slayer” themed gaming chairs

If you are a fan of “Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba” 鬼滅の刃 and video games are also a hobby of yours, how about a Demon Slayer gaming chair? If this sounds like a dream, I have good news for you. Gaming furniture brand Bauhütte has announced the release of the G-300KM, which is their Demon Slayer gaming chair, on September ...

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Adam Peaty is right that the Commonwealth Games aren’t the pinnacle for many sports

The debate sparks a wider conversation about the Commonwealth Games more generally; on their role and their value in the world of sport. The truth is that while the Olympics are the greatest spectacle on earth, the Commies are a bit of a “village fete” by comparison. It’s always world-class athletes competing in Birmingham, of course. Most of them anyway. ...

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First LPGA title arrives in spectacular fashion for rising Japanese rookie | Golf News and Tour Information

Maybe it’s something about the air in Scotland. Just two weeks after Cameron Smith came back from four strokes behind two overnight leaders to win the Open Championship at St. Andrews, Ayaka Furue did the same to win the Trust Golf Women’s Scottish Open. Indeed, the 22-year-old Japanese boy did two better than Smith’s closing 64 on the Old Course. ...

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A look at 12 goalscorers during an unbeaten streak

Morgan Weaver needed just one touch to put an exclamation point on the Portland Thorns’ incredible scoring streak. With 10 minutes remaining in the July 16 game, Weaver intercepted a pass from Gotham goalkeeper Ashlyn Harris aimed at defender Mandy Freeman. As Freeman circled to meet the ball, Weaver connected with his left foot and caught an unsuspecting Harris out ...

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Dark Passenger: Witchers works in feudal Japan on new IPs

When Dark Passenger was founded, a new studio came together from CD veterans to create a new IP. Dark Passenger is a new studio made up of CD Projekt Red veterans and other developers. For the past two years, the team’s pre-production for an IP sequel set in feudal Japan has continued. The online multiplayer game is based on a ...

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Japan’s new French toast spread is a game-changer

The easiest way to make French toast? Just spread it on bread! After tasting the wonders of spreadable curry bread and spreadable melon bread, there’s now a new spread in town to steal our hearts, and this time it’s filled with the flavors of French toast. Created by Osaka-based Marin Food, whose slogan is “Jump the Frontier”, the new spread ...

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Lackluster Japan needs win after China stalemate

July 24 (Reuters) – Hosts Japan were held 0-0 by China in the East Asian Championship at Toyota on Sunday to leave Hajime Moriyasu’s side needing to beat defending champions Korea du Sud in their last game on Wednesday to win the regional title. . Moriyasu’s side sit second in the four-nation competition, two points behind the Koreans after the ...

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Mode 7 Gaming Center combines retro favorites with modern style in Punxsutawney | Local

PUNXSUTAWNEY – Mode 7 Gaming Center is a new arcade experience unique to Punxsutawney, combining retro arcade games with new PC games in an all-in-one location for maximum gaming enjoyment. Owner Thom Pratt said he was trying to recreate the fun and social atmosphere of an arcade, while appealing to the new style of video games kids are playing today. ...

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The video game advertising market is booming around the world | BrightRoll, Flurry, Google, InMobi, AppNexus, Byyd, Fiksu – This is Ardee

A new research study from JCMR with the title Global Video Game Advertising Market Research Report 2022 provides an in-depth assessment of Video Game Advertising, including key market trends, upcoming technologies, industry drivers, challenges, regulatory policies and strategies. The research study provides forecasts for advertising investments in video games until 2030. The report includes the latest post-pandemic market research on ...

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Stars absent, but opportunities abundant at East Asia event

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The absence of Premier League Golden Boot winner Son Heung-min and other stars from South Korea and Japan gives local players a late chance at the Asian Championships East to claim a World Cup. South Korean coach Paulo Bento is preparing for matches against China, Hong Kong and hosts Japan next week, but is looking ...

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Athletics: Toshikazu Yamanishi defends the men’s 20 km walk world title

Japan’s Toshikazu Yamanishi wins the men’s 20 kilometer race walk at the World Championships in Athletics in Eugene, Oregon on July 15, 2022. (Pool Photo/Kyodo) EUGENE, Ore. (Kyodo) — Toshikazu Yamanishi won his second consecutive world title in the men’s 20 kilometer walk Friday and became the first Japanese track and field athlete ...

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More peach is the name of the game with Starbucks Japan’s Momo More Frappuccino【Taste Test】

Can our Frappuccino-loving reporter find something to love in summer? As someone who doesn’t really like hot weather, our Japanese-speaking reporter K.Masami usually doesn’t feel like there’s much to look forward to in July, but this year there is a silver/pink lining in the middle of summer. It’s because Masami’s aversion to the summer heat is outweighed by his love ...

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Kakao’s endorsement propels the Korean gaming entrepreneur to billionaire status

Kim Jae-young, founder of South Korean online game developer Lionheart Studio. Courtesy of Lionheart Studio Kim Jae-young, the founder of South Korean online game developer Lionheart Studio, is now a billionaire after a $925 million investment from local internet giant Kakao, becoming the third games entrepreneur in the game-obsessed country. video games since last year to achieve billionaire status. Kakao ...

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Cops, mayhem and an angry coach cause a stir at the sumo championship

Sumo is a sport of honour. Emotions opposed it. The excitement was different. And all that. This is the code and the way. Respect sumo, please, ring announcer Katrina Watts kept repeating over the speaker system inside the historic Boutwell auditorium on Saturday. It was sumo championship night for the World Games in Birmingham in 2022, and Watts, with his ...

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Sports personalities pay tribute to former Japanese Prime Minister Abe for his role at the Tokyo Games

Sports figures at home and abroad have paid tribute to Shinzo Abe for the former prime minister’s important role in securing the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games. His close connection to former Tokyo Games organizing committee chairman Yoshiro Mori, also a former prime minister, proved crucial during preparations for the games which were postponed for a year following the ...

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IOC’s Bach hails Japan’s coordination behind Sapporo 2030 bid

LAUSANNE, Switzerland – International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach said on Tuesday that close cooperation between the Japanese Olympic Committee and the country’s various levels of government is a boon for Sapporo as a candidate to host the 2030 Winter Games. The capital of Hokkaido, which hosted the 1972 Winter Olympics, has expressed interest in hosting the 2030 Games and ...

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Japanese collector’s edition “The DioField Chronicle” developed by Square Enix unveiled; Board game and pins included

Square Enix Japan has unveiled the Collector’s Edition for their next tactical RPG, The DioField Chronicle. Our team Ryūji translated the main points of this upcoming package: The Collector’s Edition of DioField Chronicle will officially open for pre-orders on July 7! One of the inclusions of this collector’s box is the DioField Chronicle board game. With this, you will be ...

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PlayStation Pioneer Kutaragi Appointed Dean of Faculty at Kindai University

Ken Kutaragi, hailed by the gaming community as the “Father of PlayStation”, now has another accolade to add to his illustrious career after Kindai University in western Japan named him Dean of its new computer science faculty. “I may be the oldest person on campus, but my heart will always be that of a boy,” the 71-year-old said. “I want ...

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MLB: Blue Jays’ Yusei Kikuchi ends 7-start winless streak at home

TORONTO (Kyodo) — Yusei Kikuchi got off to a quality start Thursday, earning his first victory in more than six weeks for the Toronto Blue Jays in a 4-1 win over the Tampa Bay Rays. Having lost three of his seven starts since his previous win on May 16, Kikuchi (3-4) relied heavily on his effective changes, striking out a ...

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Sony’s new hardware brand, Inzone, will offer PC monitors and headsets

Placeholder while loading article actions Sony Electronics is launching a brand of gaming hardware called Inzone aimed at PC gamers. The company announced its new brand on Tuesday with two 27-inch monitors and three variants of gaming headsets. Inzone had been in the works since 2019 – before the pandemic – as Sony executives watched growth in the gaming and ...

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Japan wins both individual trampoline golds at Coimbra World Cup

You viewed more than 50 articles in the last 12 months. Keep Olympic News Free Support insidethegames.biz for just £10 For nearly 15 years now, insidethegames.biz has been at the forefront of fearless reporting on what’s happening in the Olympic Movement. As the first website not to be placed behind a paywall, we have made information about the International Olympic ...

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FromSoftware’s next game is in the “final stages of development”

FromSoftware is wrapping up its next game, which is apparently already close to the end of development. In an interview with Japanese gaming site 4Gamer, FromSoftware and Elden Ring director Hidetaka Miyazaki revealed that the studio’s next game is already in the final stages of development. According to the interview, the publication asked Miyazaki in 2018 around the launch of ...

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BASEBALL | Shohei Ohtani blasts two homers and sets Japanese record for RBI in an MLB game

Shohei Ohtani hit a pair of three-run homers, including a ninth-inning tying shot, against the Kansas City Royals on Tuesday, June 21. The Los Angeles Angels slugger finished with eight RBIs, breaking the MLB single-game record for Japanese players in a 12-11 11-inning loss at Angel Stadium. In 2006, Tadahito Iguchi of the Chicago White Sox played in a game ...

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Noma Sets Crypto Feature Trio (Exclusive) – Global Briefings – Deadline

Noma is preparing a trio of crypto feature films EXCLUSIVE: Japanese film company Noma is developing a series of three feature films about the world of crypto, starring Sefi Carmel (The Legacy of Lies) as a composer and sound designer. The first theatrical feature in the series, The star of rhetoric, is currently in production. The second film in the ...

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Japanese student’s game invites players to hunt trash

TOKYO (Kyodo) — A Japanese university student has created a game that turns picking up trash on the streets into a fun team competition, aiming to take him overseas to clean up the global environment. Yuto Kitamura came up with the idea for Seisochu, in which points are awarded based on the type and weight of trash collected within a ...

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Japanese Docomo takes the step from “post-smartphone” to the industrial metaverse

TOKYO — Japan’s leading mobile operator NTT Docomo will enter the industrial metaverse over the next few years by offering design tools and other tools powered by its own wireless technology, CEO Motoyuki Ii told Nikkei. “Games have been the driving force in the metaverse so far, but industrial applications will grow in the future,” Ii said in a recent ...

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Dartmouth Artist Creates Pokemon-Like Card Game Called Arkadia

DARTMOUTH – By day, he’s an assistant manager at a local retailer. At night — and often late the next morning — Dartmouth resident and UMass Dartmouth art grad Brian Fournier tackles a creative passion project he’s been thinking about since childhood. “It’s…it’s kind of like Pokémon, Yuh-Gi-Oh! and chess all at the same time,” Fournier said when trying to ...

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Secretary of Defense Austin answers questions during the IISS Shangri-La Dialogue > U.S. Department of Defense > Transcript

Mr. CHIPMAN: I will turn to the ground. Take three or four in a group. First, from the Republic of Korea, Chung Min Lee. Q: Thank you, Mr. Secretary. My question is this: as we speak, Russian and Chinese bombers are intruding into the Korean and Japanese air defense identification zones and, therefore, one of the reasons why, at the ...

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New Grammy awards include one for video game scores

Placeholder while loading article actions Video games get a Grammy. The Recording Academy has introduced a new award for Best Soundtrack for Video Games and Other Interactive Media to be awarded from 2023. The new award is part of a series of changes and several other new award categories, including including a “Special Merit Award”. for Best Song for Social ...

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Chinese Olympian Eileen Gu Works for Salt Lake City Games Bid

Eileen Gu, the California-born athlete who won two gold medals for China in freestyle skiing at the recent Beijing Olympics, has signed on to work for Salt Lake City’s bid for the 2030 Winter Olympics or 2034. Tom Kelly, spokesman for the bid committee, confirmed Gu’s participation to The Associated Press on Tuesday as an “athlete representative.” Gu made the ...

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Nonito Donaire looks to add to his legacy against Naoya Inoue

It was kind of a coming out party for Naoya Inoue on November 7, 2019. Inoue had been built as a sort of boxing superhero with Tyson-like power and Mayweather-like boxing skills. He fought veteran Nonito Donaire that night in Saitama, Japan for the IBF-WBA bantamweight belts. Donaire was a measuring stick, of sorts, long established as one of the ...

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The Lasting Legacy of a Short-Term Prime Minister

Placeholder while loading article actions Japanese prime ministers have notoriously short lifespans – and often shorter legacies. At first glance, Yoshihide Suga, who left office last October after just 384 days in office, might seem like another in a long list of flash-in-the-pan Japanese prime ministers. But as the distance from his prime ministership grows and the pandemic that brought ...

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New Final Fantasy XVI trailer at Sony’s June State of Play

Screenshot: Square-Enix As part of PlayStation State of Play 2022, Square Enix showed off a gameplay trailer for the upcoming PS5 role-playing game, Final Fantasy XVI. Although the exact release date is not set, the game is currently expected to release in the summer of 2023. The fights in FFXVI appears to take place in real time and involves battles ...

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Ukrainian amateur sumo wrestlers to train in Japan ahead of World Games

Amateur sumo wrestlers from Ukraine visited their embassy in Tokyo on Tuesday as they vowed to make their war-stricken country proud at the July World Games in the United States. Ukraine’s eight-member delegation arrived in Japan on Thursday after finding it increasingly difficult to train at home amid the Russian invasion. The wrestlers will train in June in Oita and ...

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Japan complains about Seoul marine survey in disputed waters

TOKYO (AP) — Japan filed a lawsuit Monday against a South Korean vessel that was carrying out a marine survey in waters near islands claimed by the Japanese and controlled by Seoul. Government spokesman Hirokazu Matsuno said it was “completely unacceptable” that a South Korean research vessel was spotted tracking what appeared to be a cable near the islands, which ...

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Microsoft’s Xbox increases representation in Asia, aims for global market : NPR

One of Xbox’s featured Asian characters, Morgan Yu from Preyplayable as male or female. Arkane Studios hide caption toggle caption Arkane Studios One of Xbox’s featured Asian characters, Morgan Yu from Preyplayable as male or female. Arkane Studios Asian characters have a long history in video games, thanks to Japanese giants like Nintendo and Sony. Today, US-based Microsoft is working ...

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Yuka Saso’s golf odyssey: from the Philippines to Japan via US Open victory

Yuka Saso AFP PHOTO FILE (UPDATE) HONG KONG: When a little-known teenager from the Philippines burst into the spotlight of world golf by winning the US Women’s Open last year, it changed her life, but left some tough decisions ahead of her. Yuka Saso will enjoy the new experience of defending a major next week. But at Pine Needles, she ...

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Gallade Full Art & CSR

| New Pokémon TCG The set arrived in Japan. dark fantasy was released on May 13, 2022 and continues to focus on the Hisui region which debuted earlier this year in the Nintendo Switch game Pokemon Legends: Arceus. Like the previous three sets (Battle Region, Time Gazer, and space juggler), dark fantasy presents for the very first time maps with ...

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Japan’s Esports High School Will Open Soon And Playing Video Games Is On The Schedule

If playing video games has been your dream, then this Japanese high school is definitely your dream school come true. Esports Koutou Gakuin located in Tokyo Shibuya is Japan’s very first esports high school. Not only is it a true academic institution like any other high school, but it is also funded by telecommunications giant NTT and an esports team ...

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Persistence pays off for older WNBA rookies

UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — Yvonne Anderson understood that making a WNBA roster as an undrafted rookie was going to be tough, and getting that chance a decade after leaving college would be even tougher. But the former Texas star, now 32, was invited to camp this spring by the Connecticut Sun, which was tracking his international career. She played in ...

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Loud cheers slowly return to J.League football games

The J.League is gradually increasing the volume in the stands during football matches. The professional football league said on May 17 that it would start allowing spectators to “cheer loudly” for the first time since a ban on shouting and singing in stadiums was imposed in early 2020 to prevent the spread of the new coronavirus. It will be the ...

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Max Scherzer may have made a big mistake beating this ceremonial first pitcher to the mound | This is the loop

In professional sports, there are no bigger creatures of habit than MLB starting pitchers. It takes a seriously disciplined routine to be mentally and physically ready to empty the tank every five days. It’s no wonder they’re often so nervous that the game doesn’t start exactly on time can trigger them (cough, Gerritt Cole). Or, an awkward look with a ...

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Highlanders coach yearns for South Africa as global club competition heats up

Highlanders assistant coach Clarke Dermody said Super Rugby had “missed playing against the South Africans” as they gave their backing to the proposed global club competition. Rugby’s top administrative figures gathered in Dublin this week to discuss and plan various aspects of the game’s future. Aotearoa Rugby Pod | Episode 13 Aotearoa Rugby Pod | Episode 13 Topics discussed in ...

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Is Japan open to travellers? Some residents not ready to reopen borders

As countries in Asia reopen to international travellers, Japan – one of the continent’s most popular destinations – remains firmly closed. That could soon change. Prime Minister Fumio Kishida announced at a press conference in London on Thursday that Japan would ease border controls in June. Locals often celebrate the easing of pandemic-related border restrictions, but some in Japan say ...

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Musk’s tweet about Japan doomed by low birth rate sparks anger – but not just at him

Children walk on their way home from school in Tokyo June 30, 2006. REUTERS/Toshiyuki Aizawa/File Photo Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register TOKYO, May 9 (Reuters) – A tweet from Elon Musk saying Japan would “eventually cease to exist” without a higher birth rate sparked a flood of sarcasm and anger on Monday – although much angst ...

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‘Like a family’: Japan’s virtual YouTubers earn millions from fans

TOKYO: Mayu Iizuka ditches her soft-spoken persona and begins cackling, screaming and flailing wildly in a makeshift studio in Tokyo as her avatar appears on a livestream in front of hundreds of fans. Virtual YouTubers like Iizuka, who voices and hosts a character called Yume Kotobuki, have turned a niche Japanese subculture into a thriving industry where top accounts can ...

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Obituary of Ivica Osim | Football

Bosnian footballer and manager Ivica Osim, who died aged 80, was perhaps best known for resigning in bitterness to coach Yugoslavia on the eve of the European Championship final in 1992 , protesting the Serbian bombardment of his hometown, Sarajevo. Declaring that “my country does not deserve to compete in the European Championship”, he left, never to return. Osim has ...

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Japan and the Netherlands off to a strong start at the Wheelchair Tennis World Cup

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15 SNES Games You Didn’t Know Were Censored

Aside from religious content, the biggest target of the trigger of a stopwatchThe censor was Ayla. In the original version of the game, Ayla was a violent, fun-loving, hard-drinking companion who was likely bisexual. In the Western version of the game, virtually all of these elements have been removed or toned down. However, it’s pretty easy to see these aspects ...

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Mana Furuta learns from the best to separate Sakura Fifteen from the rest

Having rubbed shoulders with some of the best women’s rugby players in Australia’s Super W competition, Japan international Mana Furuta is looking to share her knowledge with her national teammates and make the Sakura Fifteen a force on the world stage. The 24-year-old Fukuoka Prefecture native joined the Canberra Brumbies on loan from her Japanese club earlier this year, and ...

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Parks and Nagoya continue cruise to playoffs with Aquino and Shinshu rout

Seven of eight Filipino players, led by playoff-bound Nagoya’s Ray Parks, strut in the Japan B. League with mixed results MANILA, Philippines — The Nagoya Diamond Dolphins continued their dominant run throughout the Japan B. League season by beating the Shinshu Brave Warriors on the road, 86-64, on Wednesday, April 27. Ray Parks, in his new role as defensive scorer ...

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Coffee, tea, and nagging at Japan’s Anti-Procrastination Cafe

Writers facing deadlines come to Tokyo’s “Manuscript Writing Cafe” with one understanding – they can’t leave until their work is complete. Oh, and there are nudges to make sure they loop and finish. The clean, well-lit place in western Tokyo has 10 seats reserved for writers, editors, manga artists, and anyone else who struggles with writing and deadlines. Coffee and ...

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‘Squid Game’ and K-pop fuel South Korean marketing push in Japan

The growing presence of global pop culture in South Korea, from boy band BTS to TV drama squid gameis driving another marketing push in Japan, as consumer goods companies leverage the country’s soft power to boost sales of everything from alcohol to clothing. Hite Jinro, South Korea’s leading beverage maker, announced this week that it would launch new products in ...

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First female referee for Asian CL match, Melbourne City win

The first female referee to officiate an Asian Champions League match saw Melbourne City beat South Korea’s Jeonnam Dragons 2-1. Yoshimi Yamashita and ‘all Japan’ assistant referees Makoto Bozono and Naomi Teshirogi have formed the first all-female trio to referee an Asian Champions League game, having been appointed by the Asian Football Confederation. “Their selection reinforces the AFC’s commitment to ...

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Nintendo Refresh All Ep. 04

Nintendo Update All Ep. 04 – Nintendo expands in Japan; Fire Emblem Warriors: Three Hopes; Bandai-Namco’s Nintendo mystery game, and more Posted on April 19, 2022 by Nicholas Serpa in Podcast, Switch This week’s episode of Nintendo Everything Refresh is jam-packed, starting with a discussion of the new trailer for Fire Emblem Warriors: Three Hopes and the game mechanics and ...

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Cincinnati Reds’ Hunter Greene sets speed volume record in loss to Los Angeles Dodgers

LOS ANGELES — On a chilly Southern California evening, Cincinnati Reds rookie Hunter Greene brought record-breaking heat. After five damning innings, the Los Angeles Dodgers have finally caught up. Trea Turner homered two runs to break a scoreless tie in the sixth and the Dodgers skidded the Reds 5-2 on Saturday night for their fifth straight win. In his highly ...

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JR East removes cover from Russian guide sign at Ebisu Station after online backlash

TOKYO – East Japan Railway Co. (JR East) removed the paper covering a Russian-language guide sign at Ebisu Station on April 15 in response to online criticism after covering up the sign when some passengers complained about it. having displayed the language after Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. “We have concluded that it is appropriate to restore the sign in light ...

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How This Japanese Band You’ve Probably Never Heard Of Inspired All Your Favorite Video Game Music

You may not have heard of a Japanese band called T-Square, but you have almost certainly indirectly heard their music. Formed in Tokyo in 1976, the band are one of the most popular bands in Japan, renowned for their immaculate production, tight synth grooves and dreamy jazz-infused pop sound. While Western game music of the 90s was inspired by heavy ...

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Joint US-Indonesian war games will expand to 14 countries as tensions simmer in the Indo-Pacific

Troops from the United Kingdom, Australia, Japan, Malaysia, Singapore and Canada will be among those joining Garuda Shield 2022 exercises from Aug. 1-14, the military said. The 16th edition of the war games will include live-fire exercises, special operations and aviation components, among other disciplines, he added. The expansion of the drills comes at a time of simmering tension in ...

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Despite all the hype around the Bank of Japan’s massive bond purchases to cap the 10-year yield at 0.25%, its actual bond holdings fell.

Psychological game. Maybe the BoJ doesn’t want to totally crush the yen? By Wolf Richter for WOLF STREET. The Bank of Japan strenuously asserted throughout March that it would buy unlimited amounts of Japanese government bonds (JGBs) to keep the 10-year yield below 0.25% (it is 0.23 % currently), amid wild rumors in the financial media of massive buying by ...

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Streamers Want to Participate in Anime’s Growing Global Audience

The news: In one maintenance with The Hollywood Reporter, netflix anime head Kohei Obara revealed that half of Netflix’s 222 million subscribers worldwide watched “a few” anime on the platform in 2021, and what time spent watching anime increased by 20% globally. Netflix has also revealed that it is doubling down on its investment in Japanese animation, revealing last week ...

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Shogo Akiyama won’t make Reds roster; Aramis Garcia teams up

GOODYEAR, Ariz. — Outfielder Shogo Akiyama, the first Japanese player in Reds history, has been told he won’t be part of the club’s 2022 Opening Day roster. Akiyama, who is in the final season of a three-year, $21 million contract, can accept an option on Triple-A Louisville. He can also elect free will if not claimed on waivers. Any team ...

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Gaming companies are slow to take a break from Russian business

When Russian tanks began rolling across Ukrainian soil on February 24, the immediate global reaction was surprisingly swift. Governments have come together to impose tough sanctions on Moscow, while international companies have begun to withdraw their operations from Russia. However, Ukrainian Deputy Prime Minister Mykhailo Fedorov noticed that two of the biggest gaming brands in the world had remained conspicuously ...

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The developers list the best games at the Japan Fighting Game Publishers Roundtable:

At the Japan Fighting Game Publishers Roundtable event, fighting game makers shared their favorite titles and characters from other companies. The event featured the heads behind games such as tekken, street fighter, virtual fighter and Guilty Equipment. When asked to name their favorite games and characters from other companies, each of the directors shared their picks. While there are tons ...

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Sony will unveil the PlayStation subscription next week

Sony Group Corp. is gearing up to introduce a new video game subscription service for the PlayStation as early as next week, people familiar with the plans have said. The service, which was developed under the codename Spartacus, is Sony’s answer to Microsoft Corp.’s Xbox Game Pass, a kind of Netflix for video games that has amassed more than 25 ...

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Tokyo Olympics set to reveal final costs in June

TOKYO (AP) — The final cost of the Tokyo Olympics is expected to be about $13.6 billion when the organizing committee disbands in June and reports, the organizing committee’s CEO said Thursday, Toshiro Muto. Muto hinted to reporters after a board meeting that the final cost might be “a bit lower”, but gave no specific reason why he thinks so. ...

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Relayer Interview – The director discusses Kadokawa Games’ quintessentially Japanese turn-based JRPG

Kadokawa Games will be releasing its mecha strategy JRPG Relayer in a few days, and it’s certainly an ambitious game for the Tokyo-based developer. It combines a solid strategy JRPG and an expansive visual novel-like story into a successful space opera that packs all the anime flavor you’d expect from a quintessentially Japanese game (and you can read more about ...

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Socceroos call up five uncapped players for crucial games between Japan and Saudi Arabia

Veteran striker Bruno Fornaroli is one of five unselected players named by coach Graham Arnold in his squad for the Socceroos’ must-see World Cup qualifiers against Japan and Saudi Arabia. Fornaroli, 34, born in Uruguay, was selected after recently obtaining Australian citizenship. Football Australia are confident that FIFA will approve a request for a change of international allegiance ahead of ...

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PlayStation and Nintendo suspend shipments to Russia – Entertainment

France Media Agency Tokyo ● Tue 15 March 2022 2022-03-15 13:08 0 66ff3eaf63eeff59fe4f59c221b1d714 2 Entertainment PlayStation, Nintendo, video game, Ukraine, Russia-invasion Free PlayStation and Nintendo are suspending shipments to Russia, the Japanese gaming giants announced on Thursday, as international brands increasingly halt operations in the country following Moscow’s invasion of Ukraine. Sony Group, which owns PlayStation, said in a statement ...

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Howden’s first ski cross win of the season highlights Canada’s three-medal haul in Austria

Reece Howden, the 2020-21 World Cup top rider in men’s ski cross, stepped on the podium for the first time this season on Sunday in Reiteralm, Austria, a year to the day after his victory in Russia. The man known as ‘Big Rig’ topped Sunday’s grand final with a solid start-to-finish victory in the first World Cup race since the ...

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The Japanese Sony and Nintendo stop their activities in Russia | Russia–Ukraine War

The companies are the latest global brands to join a growing exodus from Russia following its invasion of Ukraine. Japanese gaming giants Sony and Nintendo have halted shipments to Russia, joining a growing list of global brands leaving the country after Moscow invaded Ukraine. Sony Interactive Entertainment, the maker of the PlayStation 5, announced on Thursday that it has suspended ...

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Day 5: Preview of the Paralympic Winter Games

We’re a little more than halfway through the Beijing 2022 Paralympic Winter Games, but day five could deliver even more snow and ice history. Cross-country paraskiing From the calculated endurance race of the long-distance events, the pace will change on Wednesday in para cross-country skiing to the frenzy of the sprints. Skiers who have already won medals will need to ...

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Japan tops 2022 FISU World University Championship medal table in speed skating

You viewed more than 50 articles in the last 12 months. Keep Olympic News Free Support insidethegames.biz for just £10 For nearly 15 years now, insidethegames.biz has been at the forefront of fearless reporting on what’s happening in the Olympic Movement. As the first website not to be placed behind a paywall, we have made information about the International Olympic ...

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Sony and Honda announce an agreement to manufacture electric cars.

TOKYO — Japanese electronics and entertainment giant Sony said on Friday it would partner with Honda to develop electric cars for sale as early as 2025, becoming the latest company to enter the booming vehicle market battery operated. Demand for electric cars is weak but soaring as concerns over climate change and tougher emissions regulations push consumers into the market. ...

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