Akihabara

11.25.10
Level-5 files trademark for 'Akihabara Black Market'
11.25.10

Level-5 files trademark for 'Akihabara Black Market'

Level-5 has filed a trademark for both the titles "Black Market" and "Akihabara Black Market," whic...

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09.26.10
Tokyo Hackerspace gives you the insider's guide to Akihabara in a twenty-three part video tour
09.26.10

Tokyo Hackerspace gives you the insider's guide to Akihabara in a twenty-three part video tour

Remember when we took you on a sweeping video tour of China's gadget markets? Tokyo Hackerspace has...

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04.12.10
Epic Games planning gala celebration to open Tokyo office
04.12.10

Epic Games planning gala celebration to open Tokyo office

Fujisoft building in Akihabara [image source] Epic Games has announced the official opening of its...

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02.17.10
Reason to live in Japan #2189: There's a festival celebrating the shmup
02.17.10

Reason to live in Japan #2189: There's a festival celebrating the shmup

If you happen to find yourself in Tokyo on February 27, you're ... really pretty lucky -- and we'll...

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04.01.09
April Fools: Gag taunts downtrodden Dragon Quest IX fans
04.01.09

April Fools: Gag taunts downtrodden Dragon Quest IX fans

As a hilarious April Fools' Day prank, AkibaBlog posted a notice that Square Enix's DS role-playing...

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02.20.09
Mirror's Edge and Mercenaries 2 fail to excite Japan
02.20.09

Mirror's Edge and Mercenaries 2 fail to excite Japan

Anecdotal evidence suggests that neither Mirror's Edge nor Mercenaries 2 took off in Japan. This pic...

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10.17.08
Deceased Sega Saturn donates skin, peripherals to Atom PC
10.17.08

Deceased Sega Saturn donates skin, peripherals to Atom PC

It's mighty trendy around these parts to say how much you lament the day when Sega caved to the PS2...

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10.01.08
The DS Life: Vanilla Beans
10.01.08

The DS Life: Vanilla Beans

Rena and Lisa make up Vanilla Beans, a Japanese pop idol duo with a fanciful style that separates t...

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09.25.08
Ask Engadget: What gadget(s) to get on my one trip to Asia?
09.25.08

Ask Engadget: What gadget(s) to get on my one trip to Asia?

We'll be honest -- Dave has run into a magnificent problem to have, but it's still an issue in need...

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