PlatinumGames Writer On What’s “Wrong” With Japanese Games
Just because you make a “dudebro” shooter doesn’t mean it is a sure ... You have to do both, and you have to do both at a high level, or you will fail. It is just how the industry goes right now. Japanese can make a highly Western game, Westerners ...
Overnight News Digest -- "Practice Science, Go to Jail" Edition
After nine years of painstaking experiment, researchers in Japan reported yesterday that they have created ... making real dollars and cents and convincing other, real companies to do business with them. So, when businesses and news organizations began ...
Notebook: Dissecting the whimsical wordplay of rapper Cam'ron
“I don’t care if you’re Japanese, Lebanese, Chinese, Siamese, just be from the seven seas” (“Wet Wipes”). Cam’ron doesn’t discriminate ... you said the words “ching chong chinga-linga” does not mean whatsoever that you speak Chinese ...
Otaku: Is it a dirty word?
So what does otaku actually mean? In Japan, the word can be most closely equated to the English word “geek,” but the meaning is not as simple as that. Otaku is also defined in Japan as a word that defines a person who has obsessive interests ...
Getting Kinky: Songwriter, novelist and political candidate Friedman not one to blow smoke
But the fact is the countries of Spain, Portugal, Israel, Japan ... do that song without people jumpin' on you these days - it's got the 'N' word. On the other hand, 'Sold American' is about a songwriter who dies, but it's taken on a deep political meaning.