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KYOTO ON A BUDGET 2018: Travel Guide & Itinerary

It was mid-summer when I set foot in Kyoto for the first time. The deciduous forest of the Arashiyama district was very lush and green, awfully …

Japan

Pt. 2—There’s a great game hiding inside Horizon: Zero Dawn

Welcome to the conclusion of our Game In Progress review of <i>Horizon: Zero Dawn</i>. In this second of two installments, Clayton Purdom gives his take on …

This Hero Fixed His Opponent’s Dislocated Shoulder Mid-Fight So They Could Continue Pummeling Each Other

For an athletic endeavor that’s all about smashing your opponent’s face in, mixed martial arts is known for it’s surprisingly robust sportsmanship. You can see this in the near-unanimous glove touching at the start of every round and the post fight hugs in every fight from the amateur levels right …

5 Interesting Things About Japan's First Self-Made Female Billionaire

Yoshiko Shinohara joins the list of only 26 other self-made female Asian billionaires.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Four decades after launching her business, 82-year-old Yoshiko Shinohara has been deemed Japan’s first self-made female billionaire.<p>Shinohara initially …

Tennis podcast: Same place, 14 years later, Venus and Serena Williams meet again

In 2003, Tennis Podcast presenter David Law covered his first Australian Open for BBC Radio 5 Live.<p>He had brown hair, not the grey of today. Andre Agassi won the men’s title. Roger Federer had yet to win a major event and was regarded as an underachieving prodigy who might never fulfil his talent. …

You can now point your phone at Japanese text and get an instant translation

Google's Word Lens is a smartphone app that lets you point your camera at text and get an instant translation on-screen. That's nifty enough as it is …

Sangmanee: The Eight-Limbed Warrior of Bangkok

Fightland Blog<p>Photos courtesy of the author<p>Most <i>farangs</i> (foreigners like you and me) are clueless about the Muay Thai scene in Bangkok. All we ever hear, and read about, in the West is hot air about the big named likes of Saenchai and Buakaw. We never get to hear, or read, much about the current …

Disney Has Proof That Every Pixar Movie Is Connected

The first Pixar movie, <i>Toy Story</i>, came out nearly 22 years ago. If that doesn’t make you feel old, how about this? Andy sister’s Molly, who appeared as a drooling toddler in the film, is old enough to drink. You’re getting old, death is near, etc. On a happier note: after years of fan speculation, …

Disney release video proving all Pixar films are connected

For years, fans of Pixar have been speculating that all the studio’s films could exist within the same cinematic universe.<p>In a surprising video …

Cemu lets you play Wii U games on your PC in 4K

It's now possible to play Nintendo games in 4K quality - but only if you run them through an emulator.<p>Cemu is a piece of "highly experimental …

Nintendo unveils its $300 Switch game console, arriving March 3

At last, Nintendo has revealed its highly anticipated new game console, the Switch. The company detailed the new hardware at a presentation today in Tokyo.<p>Priced at $299.99 and slated to hit store shelves this March, the cartridge-based successor to the Wii U lets you play on your TV or pick it up …

Beware of Muangthai: The Man with the Deadly Elbow

Fightland Blog<p>Photos courtesy of the author<p>Beware the dark elbows of Muay Thai. And fear too the grim reaper scythe of the man called Thailand, Muangthai “the elbow king” of Bangkok’s professional boxing scene. The super featherweight assassin from Buriram in northeast Thailand was voted Lumpinee …

Martial Arts

Player wins prize after Japanese UFO catcher game performs miraculous move【Video】

This is <b>the luckiest win at an arcade game</b> we’ve ever seen!<p>Inside the brightly lit, noise-filled arcade centres around Japan are crane game machines …

Paranormal

Mass Effect: Andromeda Won't Have a Season Pass

BioWare's highly anticipated RPG Mass Effect: Andromeda will not have a Season Pass for DLC.<p>BioWare GM Aaryn Flynn confirmed this and more on Twitter today (via DualShockers). Asked directly if Andromeda would have a Season Pass, Flynn succinctly stated, "Nope."<p>Pressed for more details, like …

Andromeda

Intel's credit card-sized 'Compute Card' makes old devices feel new again

It’s not much to look at, but Intel’s ‘Compute Card’ could revolutionize consumer technology by making your old — but still functional — tech feel ‘new’ again.<p>What is it?<p>The Compute Card is essentially a full computer — SoC, memory, storage, various input/output options, and wireless connectivity. …

Consumer Tech

UFC 207 Ronda Rousey vs. Amanda Nunes - Full Card, Odds, TV Info And Predictions

Ronda Rousey is back, but her return will not be a triumphant one.<p>I believe something broke inside of her in the last fight, and that she lacks the hunger to turn back a motivated and determined champion like Amanda Nunes.<p>Were this the Rousey of 2015, I’d pick her to win by first-round …

T-Mobile

South Korea fines Qualcomm $850 million for its patent licensing practices

American chipmaker Qualcomm is in trouble in South Korea. The country’s antitrust regulator has fined the company roughly $850 million (1.03 trillion won) for its patent royalty activities in South Korea.<p>Many of you are familiar with Qualcomm for its chips. The next time you read the tech specs of …

17 Photos from Dragon Ball's 30th Anniversary Pop Up Cafe

Dragon Ball first aired on Japanese TV in 1986.<p>What better way to celebrate 2016 being the 30th anniversary of Dragon Ball than by eating your way …

Anime

Several States Vote to Reject New Unified MMA Rules

Fightland Blog<p>Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC<p>The second half of 2016 has been a delicate time for MMA, when the very identity of the sport seems be in a state of constant negotiation. Sources of this flux vary, of course, but one could do worse than to point to the $4 billion sale of the UFC to …

Watch: MMA's most devastating knockouts of 2016

<i>As the year in cage fighting comes to a close, theScore's MMA staff takes a look back at what will be remembered as a time of change, controversy,</i> …

In documentary 'Mifune: The Last Samurai,' Spielberg, Scorsese and others shed light on the legendary Japanese actor

Toshiro Mifune was a name to conjure with.<p>A galvanic performer who was as present in his roles as anyone who ever lived, the legendary Japanese actor is the subject of "Mifune: The Last Samurai," a smart and thoughtful examination of who the man was and how he got that way.<p>As directed by …

Anime

Report: Kovalev vs. Ward did 160,000 PPV buys

Sergey Kovalev vs. Andre Ward was billed as boxing’s biggest and most important matchup of 2016. Their November 19th main event was closely …

Forgotten anime: Patlabor

Giant robots are as important to anime shows as FTL drives are to science fiction. <i>Gundam</i>, the ubiquitous giant robot franchise that’s still going …

Anime

Final Fantasy 15 PS4 vs PS4 Pro Performance Tested By Digital Foundry (video)

The team over at Digital Foundry have published a new performance test video for the latest Final Fantasy 15 game which launched earlier this week, …

Gaming

Wow! No Man's Sky Is Getting a Whole Lot Cooler

This is so great to see! Can't wait to dive back in.<p>Out now!<p>Yep, well they said they'd be supporting the game for long time for free. Too bad so many …

PlayStation

No Man’s Sky gets gigantic update with new modes, features, fixes and more

The Foundation Update is so big, it broke Sean Murray’s silence<p>A huge, free update for <i>No Man’s Sky</i> has gone live, adding a ton of content to the space exploration game. Version 1.1, also known as the Foundation Update, introduces three different “rule sets,” the ability to build bases, save points, …

'Code Geass: Fukkatsu no Lelouch' Anime Announced

Official Twitter announced the title of the sequel after movie trilogy:<br>Fukkatsu / Re:surrecton (復活/Re;surrection). …

Next Tomb Raider Movie Starring the Gorgeous Alicia Vikander Will Be a Reboot

Producer Graham King Confirms Tomb Raider Reboot Storyline<p>It has been 13 years now since we saw Angelina Jolie take on the iconic role appearing …

Inori Minase Cancels Events, Appearances After Receiving Death Threat Online

Voice actress, singer consults with local authorities after threat came from Taiwan<p>Sony Music Artists and King Records announced on Friday that they …

Khabib Vows To Slap Conor Around And 'Finish Hype'

Even if undefeated Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight title contender Khabib Nurmagomedov is not currently scheduled to fight newly …