Five things to keep you ahead of the game

| Jan 23, 2015

Five things to keep you ahead of the game

by Brian Ashcraft

Last year’s monster hits “Pokemon Omega Ruby” and “Alpha Sapphire” are the theme to a new pop-up cafe in Shibuya. As Nintendo 3DS remakes of the 2002 Game Boy Advance titles “Pokemon Ruby” and “Sapphire,” the new versions, with beefed-up graphics and new content, ...

The latest gadgetry of convenience

| Jan 16, 2015

The latest gadgetry of convenience

by Yukari Mitsuhashi

Michi nails it In Japan, attention to detail is often important not just in traditional Japanese craftsmanship, but also in all manner of modern goods — even false nails. Michi is a new e-commerce website that specializes in plastic nails hand-decorated by 100 designers ...

Konami's winning take on 'the beautiful game'

Nov 22, 2014

Konami's winning take on 'the beautiful game'

by Jason Coskrey

Soccer, more than any other sport, is the world’s game. Played by millions, it is unquestionably the most popular sport on the planet. “The beautiful game” is simple at its core yet can be frustratingly complex in its execution, with zealous fans living and ...

I am Hello Kitty, hear me roar

| Nov 14, 2014

I am Hello Kitty, hear me roar

The world-famous Hello Kitty has hit the big 40. To celebrate such a major milestone, Pioneer Electronics have come up with a new portable sound system in collaboration with the birthday queen. The X-SMC01KT is compatible with Bluetooth 2.1 + EDR for wireless use ...