8-4 turns your game's 'Engrish' into English

Digital Sep 17, 2015

8-4 turns your game's 'Engrish' into English

by Jason Coskrey

'Gaming Jesus" is ready to give the 8-4 tour. "It won't take long," he promises. The office that houses his game localization company is quite cozy. A small sign bearing the 8-4 logo greets visitors just inside the door, and to the immediate left are ...

Indie games get a boost at Tokyo Game Show

Digital Sep 18, 2014

Indie games get a boost at Tokyo Game Show

by Jason Coskrey

Major gaming companies are likely to dominate the headlines at this weekend's Tokyo Game Show (TGS), along with the promise of future releases that have budgets reaching into the millions. Matthieu Guillemot of Japan-based independent studio Little Big MMO will also be at the event ...

New games and Japan's Xbox One launch

Digital | ON: GAMES Aug 22, 2014

New games and Japan's Xbox One launch

Xbox One launches in Japan — finally! After debuting in the West last fall, the Xbox One, Microsoft's most powerful console gaming machine, is finally getting its long-awaited Japan release. Players will also be able to get the newest version of Kinect, Microsoft's motion-control system ...

Sony, Microsoft to square off at Tokyo Game Show

Digital Sep 19, 2013

Sony, Microsoft to square off at Tokyo Game Show

by Brian Ashcraft

In Japan, the Tokyo Game Show (TGS) is gaming's main event. This year, heavyweights Sony and Microsoft are set to square off at Chiba's Makuhari Messe convention center with brand new consoles in tow. Who will come out on top? Sony's PlayStation 4 and Microsoft's ...