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Xbox One sales in Japan sink even lower

Microsoft's latest game console racked up only 1,314 unit sales in the country last week, says a Japanese gaming news site.

By September 25, 2014

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Black cheese? Burger King Japan unveils burger dark as night

Burger King Japan takes a trip to the Dark Side by offering an unusual burger stacked with startlingly black cheese. But don't worry, it's all edible.

By September 12, 2014

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KFC fried-chicken keyboard: It's finger-clicking good

KFC Japan offers up a bizarre Twitter contest with the lucky winner taking home a keyboard decorated with fried chicken parts.

By September 5, 2014

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Hello Kitty is not a cat?

Thanks to an anthropologist's unusual discovery, the iconic cartoon character is considered by some to be a girl, not a cat. Even Sanrio spokespeople can't quite agree. Goodbye, Kitty. Hello...what exactly?

By August 28, 2014

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PlayStation Network, Battle.net go down under DDoS

Hackers have taken down the PlayStation Network, Blizzard's Battle.net, and others, as well as grounding a flight carrying the president of Sony Online Entertainment.

By August 24, 2014

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Original 'Star Wars' film getting remade in Minecraft

A Minecraft user is painstakingly re-creating the original 1977 film "Star Wars" entirely in Minecraft. May the blocky force be with him.

By July 16, 2014

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You've never seen Super Mario Bros. played this fast

A gamer who goes by the alias "Blubber" set a world record for playing the entire Super Mario Bros. game in under 5 minutes.

By June 27, 2014

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From 8-bit to hot bod: Meet real-life Super Mario

Who knew Mario was so sexy? Mercedes-Benz Japan trots out a hunky human version of the iconic gamer character for a new ad campaign.

By May 30, 2014

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'Star Wars' prequels recut into a single film with less Jar Jar

"Star Wars: Turn to the Dark Side" cuts out almost all the Jar Jar scenes and streamlines the whole viewing experience.

By May 9, 2014

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Candy Crush fingernails would be hard not to bite

When Tokyo model Harutamu uses elaborate fingernail art to promote Candy Crush, her nails make for a sweet ad campaign.

By April 1, 2014