Time Out Tokyo has a post up with a round-up of six Japanese arcade games that you should try playing. I especially like the post for the illustrations by Kento Iida.
I can’t read it because it’s hidden behind a paywall, but looks like the Financial Times has a long piece on Japan’s arcades, and how they’re still quite popular. Would love to read it, to see how it compares with what we covered in our Arcade Mania book a decade ago. Update: You can read the […]
Matt Alt shares the responses from a 2channel post that asks Japanese gamers what they play when they go to game centers. The last one he highlights is a bit sad (but almost understandable): Whenever my friends and I go to the game center we basically stand around for a while and leave because there […]