A box arrived for me today, and I had a good idea of what it was. Not only was I expecting Deadly Premonition: Director's Cut to arrive today, the package absolutely stank of raw coffee and toothpaste. It could only be one th... more
This month, the inevitable will happen for the billion-dollar Skylanders franchise: it'll pair up with McDonald's for placement in Happy Meals. Nine toys based on Skylanders Giants will be offered from April 12 to M... more
Parents can be really awesome when it comes to cake. I remember for a birthday long ago, my mom made me a prehistoric landscape cake populated by dinosaurs, rough terrain, boulders, trees, and an erupting volcano. I thought ... more
China is the land where dreams become a reality. Well, at least if you dream small and don't mind bootlegs. A couple of days ago, a League of Legends-themed restaurant opened its doors to the masses in Chongquing, China. ... more
I frequently think about game items and how they could have feasible real-world applications. For example, a scale model of Eddie from the Mega Man series would make a great novelty cooler, which would sync up perfectly with ... more
Check out these pictures of a celebratory bento offered up at Sony HQ to celebrate Metal Gear's 25th anniversary. Hideo Kojima is doing his thing today, tweeting pictures of food, this time sharing with us images of the unvei... more
Yesterday was my cousin's 7th birthday. We wanted to make a special cake and asked him which character he would like in cake form. He suggested Kirby, so Kirby it was!
I didn't bake this. You friggin' kidding me? I would burn... more
Want a free download of 5TH Cell's Scribblenauts REMIX for your iOS device? Head to Starbucks and pick up one of the free promo cards there to download this week's Pick of the Week. Scribblenauts REMIX is normally $5, so... more
Senran Kagura Burst, the sequel to last year's 3DS ninja booby high school brawler, is scheduled for release in Japan on August 30. Time for one last marketing push, right?
Until August 19, you can visit Cafe Euro in Akihabar... more
If you ever sit and wonder how a simple pick-up-and-play time-waster like Angry Birds could spawn such a large merchandizing machine, take comfort in knowing that it is hardly the first such case. Nope, not by a long shot!
Publishers send some weird things that mostly just clutter up my office (especially at this time of the year, this room looks like I've just moved with all the boxes). At least with this Lollipop Chainsaw Halloween bag, I can... more
If you have trouble getting the food you want at SushiStop in Los Angeles, Josh Tolentino suggests you head on over to the Best Sushi down the street instead -- they'll always have a bountiful selection!
On a down note, Jonat... more
Every time someone on a gaming site posts a picture of a video game cake, a reader just has to comment on it with "must be a slow news day". Well thanks to people like that, other gaming sites were forced to ban pos... more