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Minecraft - Students Organized Their Own Graduation Ceremony

Adrian Werner, 17 March 2020, 11:35

The risk posed by the novel coronavirus will most likely prevent schools from organizing graduation ceremonies, a very important event for students in Japan. That's why a group of students organized their own graduation in Minecraft.

Here's a Gaming Bed With Pajamas to Boot

Milosz Szubert, 04 March 2020, 12:04

Bauhutte designed... a gaming bed. The full set includes, among other things, a special suit forgaming. The gadget was initially priced at 113,250 yen (approx. $1000). So far, it is not known whether it will be available outside Japan.

In 2019 79% of Japanese Console Market Belonged to Nintendo

Adrian Werner, 09 January 2020, 14:33

Thanks to Famitsu, we have learned the scale of Nintendo's domination on the Japanese market. As many as 76% of the consoles sold last year were models from the Switch family.

Shorter Work Time is Better for Everyone - Microsoft Japan's Experiment

Bebop, 05 November 2019, 15:03

The Japanese branch of Microsoft conducted an experiment to reduce working time to four days a week. This not only reduced power consumption, but also improved staff satisfaction and productivity.

Sony Applies for PS6, PS7, PS8, PS9 and PS10 Trademarks

Konrad Serafinski, 29 October 2019, 10:00

Sony has applied for trademarks in Japan for PS6, PS7, PS8, PS9 and PS10. There are of course only placeholders, but it is worth noting that the company only once registered more than one trademark. It was in 2006 with PS4 and PS5.

Sqare Enix Cancels Tournaments Due to Death Threats Against Employees

Conrad Hazi, 17 August 2019, 22:36

Due to death threats against its employees, the publisher has decided to cancel four Starwing Paradox tournaments, which were to be held in Japan in the near future. This is yet another incident of this type that has recently affected Square Enix.

Law amendment will impact Japanese gaming industry

Bart Swiatek, 04 January 2019, 13:58

An amendment in the Unfair Competition Prevention Act was passed in Japan, penalizing serial code auctions and tempering with game saves.