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I've known about Sumotori Dreams for quite some time now. It's one of those internet curiosities you can stumble upon, fall in love with, and then forget about all within the span of an evening. It's a sumo wrestling simulation where two blocky combatants shove each other until one of them falls d...

May 5th 2014 at 9:00pm 0 Comments
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What do you do if you run a stable of sumo wrestlers who are charged with illegal gambling, assault, and drug use? Most likely, you help the authorities in an investigation. Since you'll need to ask the wrestlers confidential questions, you give them mobile phones and send them text messages. Unfort...

August 25th 2010 at 1:30pm 0 Comments
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Here at Engadget HD, we'd prefer not to just focus on high-def happenings in the US of A. Thus, we round up the best of the best from the international front and present it here, bundled together in a single, easy to digest list. If something went down in your corner of the globe recently, l...

April 19th 2010 at 1:09pm 0 Comments
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The world needs humanoids, and Fuji Soft is heeding that call. It just unveiled its new humanoid line at the ever-popular All Japan Robot Tournament, and while the robot doesn't have a model name yet, one of the delightful personalities pictured above is named Sakura-Chan and both seem pretty keen...

December 21st 2009 at 9:56pm 0 Comments
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This week's Japanese Virtual Console releases aren't going to thrill anybody: another Langrisser strategy game that we're unlikely to see, and Mappy, which you can and should play on your North American or European system. But the WiiWare releases this week should prove pretty exciting -- to Japan....

April 14th 2009 at 1:00pm 0 Comments
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Somehow, since we last covered the class updates from Warrior Epic, not one, but two new classes have been revealed! The first is the Vanisher, clearly the stealth/rogue warrior of the title. Sporting a look decidedly alien and intricate at the same time, this is easily one of the more stylish warri...

April 17th 2008 at 5:00pm 0 Comments
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Do you miss those wacky bunnies? We sure do, if only for the hilarious videos about all the things bunnies can't do. Never fear, however -- the bunnies are back with a new video campaign for their sequel, shockingly titled Rayman Raving Rabbids 2. In this week's video spotlight, we learn that bunnie...

July 27th 2007 at 6:55pm 0 Comments
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Virtual Console fans in Japan have a lot of reasons to feel nice about their Wii purchases. This week's release list isn't the best ever, but neither does it include Urban Champion. Fans of Sega classics or of Yuzo Koshiro will be happy to learn that Bare Knuckle 2 (Streets of Rage 2) will be availa...

May 12th 2007 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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Round 3 of the 2007 DivX Lego Sumo Robotic Championship is just as much a DivX sellout as ever, and the required browser plugin still isn't winning any friends, but despite those caveats, we're still glued to our screens for these exciting Lego bot deathmatches. With new bots like "Blue Wedgie" and...

April 10th 2007 at 1:52pm 0 Comments
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Interested in enjoying the comforts of your very own Sumo Omni beanbag chair? Now you can, and without footing the hefty price tag -- if you've got the skills, that is. Here's the challenge: what could a Sumo Omni be in bizarro world? Design a completely different product with the same name and find...

December 13th 2006 at 2:30pm 0 Comments
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What's awesome about the DS? Well, a lot of things -- but one of the best is that it's portable and can go wherever you can go (within reason, of course). But what about those times when you really want to play at home? Where do you sit? Sumo wants the answer to be in -- or on, or around -- one of t...

December 5th 2006 at 4:55pm 0 Comments