Tokyo Game Show 9/14~9/15 expo.nikkeibp.co.jp

Today is the first press day for this year’s Tokyo Game Show (the four-day expo won’t be open to the public until Saturday).

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Apple’s largest store in Japan opens Saturday in Tokyo www.apple.com

In the heart of the Marunouchi business district, Apple will open its newest and largest store in Japan across from the historic Tokyo Station this Saturday, September 7. Apple Marunouchi is Apple’s …

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Scotty of Strange Parts shops for wireless LEDs in Tokyo boingboing.net

Scotty of Strange Parts went to Akihabara (an area in Tokyo loaded with electronics, game arcades, and maid cafes) and found these cool wireless LEDs that can be illuminated with inductive chargers. …

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A shop of strange inventions www.ntv.co.jp

A shop owned by Nobumichi Tosa, a member of Maywa Denki sells all kinds of strange inventions - baseball that farts, robot that claps hands when someone approaches it. The owner hopes that the displa…

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Hands-on with Nintendo’s weirdest, and maybe rarest, classic console yet arstechnica.com

The collectability of Nintendo's "classic mini" consoles cannot be overstated. Even after restocking the NES Classic Edition's original limited supply this year, the company has barely been able to k…

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Nintendo resumes sales of palm-sized "Famicom" console english.kyodonews.net

Nintendo Co. on Thursday resumed the sales in Japan of a smaller, palm-sized version of its 35-year-old popular game console "Famicom" in response to requests for its revival among fans.

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The Japanese have improved a perfect design classic: the binder clip quartzy.qz.com

If Plus’s efforts to retool a perfectly fine apparatus seems frivolous, consider its effect on the billions of binder clips used each day. Air Karu’s designers estimate that a worker conserves as muc…

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Nintendo starts selling cheaper Switch bundle without dock in Japan www.theverge.com

Nintendo is now selling a cheaper Switch package in Japan that doesn't include the TV dock. The “Switch 2nd Unit Set” is ostensibly aimed at households that already have a Switch hooked up to the fam…

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Nintendo is making a special edition Famicom Mini loaded with manga games www.theverge.com

Nintendo is releasing a gold and red Famicom Mini in Japan that comes preloaded with 20 games that are based on manga. The Famicom is the original Japanese version of the NES, first released in 1983.…

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How Nintendo Labo Is Doing In Japan kotaku.com

Last year, it was seemingly impossible to get a Nintendo Switch in Japan. The console was always selling out. What about Nintendo Labo? Right now, you can easily pick one off the shelf.

Well, it’s ma…

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