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Why Japan's game industry is falling behind: GameSpot Q&A

Project Phoenix director Hiroaki Yura sits down with Zorine Te to discuss the shift in Japan's game industry, and why Konami's troubling culture is unsurprising.

By August 12, 2015


Spending a night in Japan's robot-staffed hotel

CBS' Seth Doane reports from Nagasaki, Japan, where a hotel staffed entirely by robots opened this month.

By July 23, 2015


Sony slashes PS4 price to $350, including a game

The price of the PlayStation 4 tumbles as expected, after after a similar move by Sony in Japan last month.

By October 8, 2015


Scalebound is expected to boost sales of the Xbox One in Japan

Scalebound's developer, Platinum Games, is also behind Bayonetta and Metal Gear Rising. And there's plenty of love for it in Japan.

By September 28, 2015


Godzilla is Japan's newest, most imposing citizen

The fine folks of Tokyo's Shinjuku ward have welcomed a famous new resident. The fictional monster Godzilla, who lives atop a movie theater in Shinjuku, gets residency papers.

By June 3, 2015


Amazon Prime steps up to battle Netflix in Japan

Amazon has announced it will bring video streaming to Amazon Prime customers in Japan, just days after Netflix announced it was partnering with a local telecommunications provider in the country.

By August 27, 2015


Physicists win Nobel for finding neutrinos, burdened with mass, aren't so fleeting after all

For decades, physicists thought the hard-to-detect fundamental particles were massless. Not so, Takaaki Kajita and Arthur McDonald discovered, opening new research into the universe's past and present.

By October 6, 2015


Ozon gesture ring concept from 16Lab lets you wrap all your devices around your little finger

The gesture-tracking, wireless-charging, Bluetooth-connecting Ozon ring from 16Lab is back, smaller and smarter than ever.

By October 5, 2015


Mt. Gox bitcoin chief Mark Karpeles arrested in Japan

Karpeles is accused of tampering with financial records to inflate his bank account by $1 million -- and a former employee has ended his silence over the Mt. Gox debacle.

By August 3, 2015


Apple's US smartphone market share hit low point prior to iPhone 6S launch

The iPhone's share of the US smartphone market dropped in advance of the new lineup, says Kantar WorldPanel ComTech, but it will certainly bounce back as the new phones gain traction.

By October 7, 2015