We all play video games and if a recent survey by the NPD group is anything go by, we have actually increased the amount of time we spend playing video games. Is this a bad thing? We suppose not if you’re a casual gamer who just wants to relax an hour or two everyday, but for the hardcore gamer who spends most of their day gaming, this could be a problem.
So much so that over in Japan, they are starting what they are calling “No Video Game Day”. This isn’t a nationwide initiative but rather an initiative rolled out by the Hokkaido Prefecture. The idea is that every month, two days will be spent not playing video games in a bid to help improve the test scores of their students, which apparently is down in the Hokkaido Prefecture. Read full post →No Video Game Day Initiative To Kick Off In Northern Japan Next Month
The latest Assassin’s Creed game, Unity, is based in Paris, France and come later this year, the game is expected to be set in London with a Victorian theme, so what about 2016? Well some have speculated that 2016’s Assassin’s Creed could finally be headed to Japan. Given the synergy between ninjas and assassins, this seemed like a natural choice.
The speculation that 2016’s Assassin’s Creed could be taking place in Japan is thanks to Ubisoft forum member Cornik22, who was browsing through Assassin’s Creed 4: Black Flag’s official art book when he noticed an image of the Abstergo building which had some images belonging to past and present Assassin’s Creed games. Read full post →2016’s Assassin’s Creed Speculated To Take Place In Japan