Tokyo Game Show 2016 Video Presentation

Check out our video presentation of the 2016 Tokyo Game Show! Plenty of virtual reality (VR) titles, indie games, as well as some new stuff coming soon, such as Final Fantasy XV, Gravity Rush 2, Resident Evil 7, and more!

Tokyo Game Show 2016

This year marks the 20th anniversary of the Tokyo Game Show, and except for a short stint during the recession in 2008-2010, the TGS has more than recovered, breaking records in size year after year. TGS 2016 saw a total of 614 exhibitors (compared to 480 last year), all showing a total of 1,523 different game titles (compared to 1,283 last year). During our visit, we certainly noticed the difference in size. We remember back in 2006 when two of the giant halls at Makuhari Messe in Chiba occupied all the game exhibitions, while the third consisted of shops and …

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Review – Beyond: Two Souls

by Ben Adkins 10 / 10 Banzai!s Games like this are the reason I still believe the PS4 was a year or two ahead of schedule. This is easily on my top ten list of best 7th generation games. Beyond: Two Souls takes everything that its predecessor, Heavy Rain, did and does them better. The graphics are outstanding. The controls are simple, but you feel like you’re doing something, which is not the case with many story games on the market. But what makes Beyond worth full price in a time when the prices on Amazon drop sooner rather than …

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Real Life Mario Kart!

I was wandering through the crowded sidewalk of Shibuya the other day, when I happened to hear – what sounded like – lawnmower engines rumbling down the street. Were times getting tough for the local motorcycle gang? I followed the sound, as did several other curious people around me, and was shocked to see the characters from Nintendo’s Mario Kart. Yes, real-live Mario Kart! There were seven drivers in total, a mix of Japanese and non-Japanese, each driving an ordinary go-kart down the main street of Shibuya. And all of them were sporting Mario Kart costumes, ranging from Super Mario …

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