'Beep' tracks down 8-bit maestros

| Dec 14, 2016

'Beep' tracks down 8-bit maestros

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Here's one for the gamers: "Beep: A Documentary History of Game Sound" interviews more than 80 composers, sound designers and voice actors in a comprehensive look at its topic. Starting with mechanical pinball bells, "Beep" moves through the bleepy 8-bit sounds of 1980s arcade ...

The tricky path abroad for Japanese games

Sep 27, 2014

The tricky path abroad for Japanese games

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On the website Change.org, there is a petition addressed to Bandai Namco Games signed by 711 people, as of Sept. 25, that reads simply, "Bring 'God Eater 2' to North America and EU." "God Eater 2," a highly popular action role-playing game, was released in ...

Observing the world in Yokohama's giant Orbi

Aug 26, 2013

Observing the world in Yokohama's giant Orbi

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What's on show at this new, nature-themed high-tech museum should appeal to your senses — literally. Take in the smell of the ocean while watching penguins wander in the polar region. Feel the wild presence of the world's biggest lizard right next to you as ...

Finally, 'The Last of Us' is here

| Jun 25, 2013

Finally, 'The Last of Us' is here

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Finally, 'The Last of Us' is here One of this year's most eagerly anticipated titles, "The Last of Us" is set in a near-future post-apocalypse that's crawling with zombies. It is around 2030, decades after a fungi outbreak has ravaged America, infecting people and turning ...