On a lovely sunny day, a few games of baseball with his father must have sounded like a lot of fun for this little fella. Yet the reality, of sorts, turned out to be far less appealing.
Japanese salaryman gamer
After the New Year holidays, it’s back to work. Back to the dreaded commute. And back to the dearly beloved DS.
Healthy handheld gaming?
Dragon Quest quest?
With the much-delayed Dragon Quest IX for the Nintendo DS selling by the bucket load in Japan, this fella’s quest quite possibly wasn’t the pleasant ambience of the park, but instead a bit of privacy to play his newly purchased game in peace.
Japanese gaming goodbye
The Nintendo Wii may well be selling wonderfully, but despite being a forefather of the aforementioned, and the fourth biggest selling console in history, this particular Super Famicom (SNES) has unfortunately had to say a final farewell to any further fourth generation fun.
Tokyo booth babe torment
Being a booth babe at the recently wrapped up Tokyo Game Show can’t really be all that rewarding, as, not only do the young women have to smile sycophantically at the seething sweaty masses, but they also have to cope with clamourous, camera-carrying crowds.
Along with middle-aged men who should know much better.
And, maybe worst of all, an unmerited meeting with me.
(click images for a larger, but still laughably lit, look)