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Next Generation World Hobby Fair ’13 – The biggest game & hobby event in Japan for kids – Play the latest games, buy limited-sale items, and join fun events like an autograph session

“Next Generation World Hobby Fair ’13″ is taking place in Makuhari Messe in Chiba on June 29 and 30. It’s the biggest game and hobby event in Japan and you will be able to do a lot of things such as playing the [...]
Next Generation World Hobby Fair ’13 – The biggest game & hobby event in Japan for kids – Play the latest games, buy limited-sale items, and join fun events like an autograph session
Next Generation World Hobby Fair ’13 – The biggest game & hobby event in Japan for kids – Play the latest games, buy limited-sale items, and join fun events like an autograph sessionNext Generation World Hobby Fair ’13 – The biggest game & hobby event in Japan for kids – Play the latest games, buy limited-sale items, and join fun events like an autograph sessionNext Generation World Hobby Fair ’13 – The biggest game & hobby event in Japan for kids – Play the latest games, buy limited-sale items, and join fun events like an autograph sessionNext Generation World Hobby Fair ’13 – The biggest game & hobby event in Japan for kids – Play the latest games, buy limited-sale items, and join fun events like an autograph sessionNext Generation World Hobby Fair ’13 – The biggest game & hobby event in Japan for kids – Play the latest games, buy limited-sale items, and join fun events like an autograph session

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Nintendo Wii U… bla bla bla, Launch Date bla bla bla… Next please!

Believe it or not I am a HUGE Nintendo Fan… Super Mario Kart, Dragon Ball Z II, Luigi Mansion, Phoenix Wright, Ghost Trick… But let’s face it Nintendo has lost its flame so the announcement of the Wii U is for my as e[...]
Nintendo Wii U… bla bla bla, Launch Date bla bla bla… Next please!

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NEOGEO X GOLD ENTERTAINMENT SYSTEM Announced for Worldwide Distribution

Tommo in partnership with SNK PLAYMORE, today confirmed that the NEOGEO X GOLD entertainment system is scheduled for a worldwide release this December. Following the 20th anniversary of the ground breaking NEOGEO AES console, the NEOGE[...]
NEOGEO X GOLD ENTERTAINMENT SYSTEM Announced for Worldwide Distribution
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LG launches in Korea its first set of 3D Games dedicated to its Smart TVs

LG announced this morning the launch of its first series of 3D Games designed for its 3D Smart TV and its Wireless Joystick. The Games, adapted from smartphone version includes Air Penguin, Frisbee Forever, Downhill Bowlling2, Burn Cit[...]
LG launches in Korea its first set of 3D Games dedicated to its Smart TVs
LG launches in Korea its first set of 3D Games dedicated to its Smart TVsLG launches in Korea its first set of 3D Games dedicated to its Smart TVs

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Google TV from Sony Arrives in Store July 2012

Sony Europe today announced the availability and pricing of the NSZ-GS7, Internet Player with Google TV, originally introduced in January at CES. Powered by the Google TV platform, the Internet Player will be available to buy in store [...]
Google TV from Sony Arrives in Store July 2012
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Nintendo announces the 3DS LL or 3DS XL!

Here you are, the 2nd Generation 3DS is not a “lite” version of the actual one, but rather its “larger” sister, behold the 3DS XL or LL in Japan. Announce for a Worldwide launch at the end of July this new 3DS XL/LL comes with a new 3D[...]
Nintendo announces the 3DS LL or 3DS XL!

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Keio University demonstrates Avatar mirrors users facial expressions in real-time using a standard webcam

A Keio University group, led by Associate Professor Yasue Mitsukura, has developed a method for measuring which way a person is facing and how their expression changes. This system achieves high speed and high precision, using an ordin[...]
Keio University demonstrates Avatar mirrors users facial expressions in real-time using a standard webcam

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Saginomiya Seisakusho Driving simulation vehicle testing system reproduces movement on a real vehicle

Saginomiya is developing a vehicle testing system that combines an actual vehicle with computer simulation. “Broadly speaking, we’re using two types of test system. On the right is a driving simulator, which is for sensory [...]
Saginomiya Seisakusho Driving simulation vehicle testing system reproduces movement on a real vehicle

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[Hands-On] Sega finally launches its Toylets to the Public in Japan

I am sure that you all remember what’s Sega’s Toylet is, and if you completely forget about it, well let’s say that this little video game will teach you how to handle your junk correctly! While Toylet was only availa[...]
[Hands-On] Sega finally launches its Toylets to the Public in Japan
[Hands-On] Sega finally launches its Toylets to the Public in Japan[Hands-On] Sega finally launches its Toylets to the Public in Japan[Hands-On] Sega finally launches its Toylets to the Public in Japan[Hands-On] Sega finally launches its Toylets to the Public in Japan[Hands-On] Sega finally launches its Toylets to the Public in Japan

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Keio University demos Robotic rings for wearable robotic interaction

These robotic rings that imitate eye and mouth movements are being developed by a research group at Keio University. “When you wear this robot on your hand, it forms a medium for communication using the hand. So the robot serves [...]
Keio University demos Robotic rings for wearable robotic interaction

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Nec & Tokyo Institute of Technology demonstrate a Tactile Display With Directional Force Feedback

This new touch panel concept imparts a directional tactile feedback force to the user, by moving the panel surface. Developed by a research group with members from NEC and the Tokyo Institute of Technology, the system uses wires to pul[...]
Nec & Tokyo Institute of Technology demonstrate a Tactile Display With Directional Force Feedback

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Sony still keep faith in Google and announces its 2nd Gen Google TV Solution

Alongside the NSZ-GP9, a Google TV Ready Blu-ray Player, Sony also introduced today at CES the very interesting NSZ-GS7, a new Google TV Network media player. Schedule to hit both the US and European Marker later this summer, the NSZ-G[...]
Sony still keep faith in Google and announces its 2nd Gen Google TV Solution
Sony still keep faith in Google and announces its 2nd Gen Google TV Solution

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Toyota Care Support Robots For Nursing And Healthcare

Toyota has developed robots for care support, in response to society’s aging demographics. These robots have been co-developed with Fujita Health University. They utilize advanced technologies from Toyota, including motor control[...]
Toyota Care Support Robots For Nursing And Healthcare

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Pocky Game System Facilitates Biting Communication

A research group at JAIST has developed a prototype system for playing the Pocky game by yourself. This project is part of the group’s research on using biting motions as a form of communication. “In the Pocky game, two peo[...]
Pocky Game System Facilitates Biting Communication

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Kanagawa Institute of Technology intros “Mommy Tummy” a Pregnancy Simulator

This is the latest pregnancy simulation system developed by a research group at Kanagawa Institute of Technology. It was displayed at the Tokyo Game Show 2011. In this system, the user wears a jacket that contains rubber balloons, vibr[...]
Kanagawa Institute of Technology intros “Mommy Tummy” a Pregnancy Simulator

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Keio University demonstrate Touchable 3D Character Projected Into a Real Environment

RePro3D, developed by a research group at Keio University, is a multi-perspective, naked eye 3D display in which viewers can touch a 3D character floating in midair. The touchable 3D display is a combination of three elements. A mechan[...]
Keio University demonstrate Touchable 3D Character Projected Into a Real Environment

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Sony PlayStation Vita at the Tokyo Game Show 2011

Here in the SCE booth at Tokyo Game Show 2011, we’re offering experiences for even more users. Firstly, there are our three platforms, the PS3, PSP, and now, the PS Vita. We can provide a variety of experiences for people who pla[...]
Sony PlayStation Vita at the Tokyo Game Show 2011

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UEC Tokyo simulate The Sensation Of An Object Passing Through Your Hands

The Kajimoto research group at the University of Electro-Communications is developing a device that simulates the sensation of something passing through your hand. It is proposed to improve the sense of realism in games, and uses a vib[...]
UEC Tokyo simulate The Sensation Of An Object Passing Through Your Hands

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Sony to redesign Playstation Home

As we all know, Sony redesigned PlayStation Home earlier this year, bringing better graphics and multiplayer support, this wasn’t the update that Sony was expecting it to be. So right now Sony is working on a new update to comple[...]
Sony to redesign Playstation Home

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NAMCO BANDAI Games and DeNA to Establish Joint Venture to Focus on Smartphone Social Games

DeNA, like a tsunami, seems to never stop moving forward and announced today that both Namco Bandai Games and DeNA will establish a Joint Venture to produces more Social Games for smartphones. Funded 75% by BANDAI NAMCO Games and 25% b[...]
NAMCO BANDAI Games and DeNA to Establish Joint Venture to Focus on Smartphone Social Games

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Trouble in Paradise? Nintendo Shareholders tired of Iwata’s behavior toward the iPhone

TUAW pointed this morning to very interesting article from Bloomberg regarding Nintendo. According to the financial website Nintendo’s investors start to get tired of Iwata’s behavior toward the iPhone and would like the company to foc[...]
Trouble in Paradise? Nintendo Shareholders tired of Iwata’s behavior toward the iPhone

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Official Pokemon game coming to iOS and Android, not Nintendo approved

Although Pokemon is one of Nintendo’s most popular franchises that started on and still lives on Nintendo hardware, a new game is coming to Android and iOS this summer that isn’t backed by Nintendo, but the actual Pokemon C[...]
Official Pokemon game coming to iOS and Android, not Nintendo approved

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