Japanese Games

Malcolm Knox explains why games are always important

In other words, the IOC is a ruthless organization that uses these athletes as a human shield. In other words, the IOC has to do the sometimes unpleasant behind-the-scenes work that guarantees these athletes their big time. This is what the Olympiad does: it presses the button of indignation by pulling on the strings of the heart. If you are ...

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Cave announces the launch of the new Touhou Project title in Japan in 2022

Time to book another trip to Gensokyo Cave respected developer of shmup announced a whole new title in the long run Touhou Project series. While the publisher remains incredibly low-key on all details, it expects the new version to launch in Japan in 2022. Touhou Project started life as a bullet hell shmup franchise launched in the late ’90s, powered ...

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Rio de Janeiro continues the legacy of the 2016 Olympic Games

As the Olympics are about to begin in Tokyo, the former host city is struggling to deliver on its promises: the Brazilian government guarantees that the venues at Rio de Janeiro’s Olympic Park will not be abandoned, while the city hall rebuilds a besieged bus system and is re-pledging to create schools from the dismantled Future Arena. Recreation spaces in ...

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All-Star pitchers Yu Darvish and Yusei Kikuchi placed on injured list

Los Angeles – San Diego Padres right-hander Yu Darvish and Seattle Mariners left-hander Yusei Kikuchi were placed on the 10-day injured list by their respective teams on Sunday. Both pitchers are All-Star Game picks, but Darvish is on the list of players who will miss Tuesday’s game at Coors Field due to injury. Darvish went on the injured list with ...

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Channel program for the 2021 rugby matches

Despite threats from Covid-19, the British & Irish Lions Tour in South Africa started on July 3. The tour was reduced to eight games, plus a June 26 pre-tour game against Japan which saw the Lions start their campaign on a level playing field with a 28-10 victory. But the Lions will be without their talismanic captain Alun Wyn Jones, ...

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Have you tried … delivering packages in an old Japanese horror movie in Night Delivery?

Night Delivery is instantly painful if you’re vulnerable to old Japanese horror movies like Ringu, Ju-On, Pulse, etc. The $ 3 indie game skips the scene and takes you straight into exploring the exterior of a single storey multi-building at night. Everything is seen through a grainy CRT screen filter that floats with bleeding video signals and VHS tape noise, ...

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Shohei Ohtani sets one-season home run record for Japanese-born players

It seems like every day brings a new milestone for two-way Angels star Shohei Ohtani. A day after beating fellow star Nathan Eovaldi on the mound against the Red Sox on Wednesday, Ohtani made history in the batter’s box. Ohtani hit his 32nd home run of the season in the fifth inning, setting a new record as a Japanese-born player ...

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Chris Paul propels Suns to victory in NBA Finals opener

In the first game of the NBA Finals of his 16-year NBA career, Chris Paul was ready and willing to take on any challenge. The star point guard scored 32 points while handing out nine assists on Tuesday in the Phoenix Suns’ 118-105 victory over the visiting Milwaukee Bucks in Game 1. Devin Booker contributed 27 points as the Suns ...

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Blue Reflection: Second Light will be released in Japan in October

Blue reflection: second light, or TIE blue reflection, will be released in Japan in October 2021. Pre-orders for the physical editions of the game will be available from July 6, 2021. Digital pre-orders for the standard and digital deluxe editions will be available at a later date. [Thanks, Gamer!] To coincide with the announcement of a release date, Gust also ...

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China could send vice premier to Japan for Tokyo 2020 opening ceremony

China plans to send Vice Premier Sun Chunlan to the opening ceremony of the delayed Olympics in Tokyo. Citing sources close to the Chinese Communist Party and the Japanese news agency Kyodo News Sun reports that Sun is online to attend the ceremony, which is scheduled to take place on July 23 at the Japan National Stadium. Sun is one ...

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