Category Archives: Video

Nintendo Switch UK Premiere Discussion with Source Gaming

I recently sat down with Source Gaming‘s PushDustIn to discuss my time at the Nintendo Switch UK Premiere, including my thoughts on the hardware itself and the currently announced first-party line-up. If you fancy hearing me expand on some of the bases … Continue reading

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Silver Trousers and Future Visions with the Satellaview

I stumbled across this introduction video for Nintendo’s Satellaview, which for those who don’t know is a Super Famicom peripheral that allowed users in Japan to download exclusive games and content from scheduled satellite radio broadcasts, provided by a company … Continue reading

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Unique fashion and a cultural treasure trove, hidden on the third floor of an unassuming Nakano building

The latest instalment of Toco Toco features KAE, a Tokyo-based accessory designer and founder of fashion brand High-Me, showcasing her retro-inspired acrylic work. At a glance, it may seem bizarre to see something like this crop up on a games culture-focused site. … Continue reading

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VIDEO/PREVIEW – A look at the vibrant world and intense battles of Gravity Rush 2

Japan Studio’s Gravity Rush was arguably one of the most under-appreciated titles of the last generation, blending smooth gravity-shifting action with a compelling story, intriguing world and thoroughly charming cast of characters. Whilst last month we shared a look of the … Continue reading

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Landscapes and latitude with Gravity Rush’s Keiichiro Toyama

Toco Toco reaches the last of its game creator-themed specials, this time focusing on Keiichiro Toyama, former Konami and long-time Sony employee who has worked on the likes of Silent Hill, Forbidden Siren and most recently, the Gravity Rush series. The video follows Toyama on … Continue reading

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The work and leisure of Guilty Gear’s Ishiwatari Daisuke

Arc System Works veteran and producer of the Guilty Gear series Ishiwatari Daisuke takes centre stage in the second of Toco Toco‘s special game creator-focused series, a window into both the careers and personal lives of some of Japan’s most talented gaming … Continue reading

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STREAM ANNOUNCEMENT – Super Mario Advance 4 e-Reader showcase

Join us today for a live stream taking a look at an under-appreciated part of GBA Mario remake Super Mario Advance 4: Super Mario Bros. 3 unavailable in Europe until its Virtual Console re-release – the e-Reader exclusive levels, which throw Super Mario Bros. … Continue reading

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Robotic Akira from Virtua Fighter perhaps the most terrifying thing to walk the earth

When people talk about the supposedly impending ‘rise of the machines’, in which the technology we have created turns against us and rules over us with an iron, circuit-filled fist, it’s unlikely the thought that said machines will be practicing … Continue reading

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An hour of dojin games from Comiket 90

Edelweiss are back with their latest dojin and indie game trailer compilation video straight from Comic Market, the world’s largest self-published works fair held in Tokyo twice a year, which reaches its 90th instalment this summer. Featuring more than an hour’s … Continue reading

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Spend the day in Tokyo with SUDA51

French web-series Toco Toco, which takes a look at Japanese culture through the eyes of the country’s creative minds, is back with a series of brand-new, new-look episodes focusing specifically on game creators. Leading the line-up is Goichi Suda, known more widely … Continue reading

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