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EarthBound-Inspired Planners, Covers and More from Hobonichi’s Full 2018 Accessories Line-Up

Hobonichi have revealed their full collection of covers and accessories for the 2018 Techo planner, due to go on sale on September 1st. We took a look at the first EarthBound-inspired cover unveiled by Shigesato Itoi‘s lifestyle brand earlier this month, but … Continue reading

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Real-Life Geography and Culture Bring Liveability to the World of Pokémon Diamond and Pearl

The end of last month marked ten years since the European release of Pokémon Diamond and Pearl. The first main entries in Game Freak‘s best-selling franchise to grace the Nintendo DS, Diamond and Pearl have maintained a lasting legacy over the past decade, introducing 107 … Continue reading

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Unique 16-Bit Apparel Celebrates an Obscure Chapter in Nintendo’s Hardware History

From Elude Visibility (the online store of the archive of prototype and unreleased game ROMs of the same name, curated by Matthew Callis of superfamicom.org) comes some video game-inspired apparel that pays homage to Nintendo’s fascinating hardware history, reaching into … Continue reading

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Programmable Series – Endless Collection

The concept of having something to collect in video games has existed almost as long as video games themselves. Many arcade games and classic console games make collecting items an important aspect or even the main objective of the game. … Continue reading

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Splatoon 2’s Music Scene Comes to Life with New Shirts from THE KING OF GAMES

EDITMODE is expanding its range of Splatoon 2 apparel with a new line of six graphic t-shirts, inspired by in-game merchandise for the Splatoon universe’s most popular fictional bands. If you’ve spent any of the last few weeks indulging in Splatoon 2‘s fiercely competitive multiplayer … Continue reading

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EarthBound-Inspired Covers Return for Hobonichi’s 2018 Accessory Collection

Following on from last year’s stunning collection of accessories, EarthBound creator Shigesato Itoi’s Hobo Nikkan Itoi Shinbun (Hobonichi) have introduced the first of their new range of covers for the Hobonichi Techo planner inspired by the cult classic Nintendo RPG. In the run-up to … Continue reading

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An Hour of Dojin Game Trailers from Comiket 92

Edelweiss have graced us with their latest compilation video of indie and dojin game trailers fresh from the 92nd instalment of Comic Market, the world’s biggest self-published works convention held in Tokyo twice a year. If you’ve got just over an … Continue reading

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Super Deluxe Style with Gray Parka Service’s Kirby 25th Anniversary Souvenir Jacket

    Gray Parka Service have teamed up with HAL Laboratory to produce a special souvenir jacket (or ‘sukajan’) in celebration of the Kirby series’s 25th anniversary this year. The back of the jacket is proudly emblazoned with the stylised title … Continue reading

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THUNDERBOX x Technōs Collab Serves up the Ultimate Accessory for Hot-Blooded Tough Guys

Thanks to Japanese fashion label THUNDERBOX, you’ll never again have to go downtown without a stylish, understated way of expressing your love for Technōs’ flagship Kunio-kun series on your person. They’re ideal for wearing to any back-alley brawl, dodgeball game or … Continue reading

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The Story Behind the Synaesthesia with Rez Creator Tetsuya Mizuguchi

The season finale of documentary series toco toco focuses on the life and work of Tetsuya Mizuguchi, game designer and former head of both Q-Entertainment, developers of Lumines and Child of Eden, as well as Sega’s United Game Artists division, the team responsible … Continue reading

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