The Last Chapter

Posted in Film

This is kinda long winded and I don’t suppose it really matters but here’s how I came across 20th Century Boys. To begin with, I hadn’t ever read a manga before, I was far too much of a literary snob to take any interest in them in spite of my avid interest in Japanese culture.

Yakuza 4

Posted in Gaming

It’s that time of the year again when the gaming community look towards Japan to enjoy the delights of Tokyo Game Show. Such as this trailer for Yakuza 4 by Sega. I’m a huge fan of the series and am currently in the midst of setting up my Hostess Bar in Yakuza 2. I remember […]

Fangamer Store

Posted in Design, Gaming

Unable to sleep last night, I navigated through my iPhone to discover if I had any unplayed podcasts to listen to. Fortunately I had, namely Retronauts, a show from 1UP wherein they discuss old video games and the culture surrounding it. The episode from last night involved in interview with the people behind a popular […]

Co-Op

Posted in Gaming

I’m a not-so-secret-nerd and I previously wrote about my sadness at the loss of ‘The 1UP Show‘ when Ziff-Davies sold the gaming group to Hearst. Apparently the show was losing money for the company. However to me it was a video game show done right, there have been many attempts at this in the past […]

1UP

Posted in Gaming

I fell back in love with gaming, inspired by the passion that I heard and saw in the podcasts and shows from 1UP. So I’m heart broken to learn that almost everyone who worked on the site has been fired and it’s weekly productions cancelled in it’s recent acquisition by UGO (whoever the hell they […]




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