Import Gaming

June 30, 2009

It’s the last day in June and we went out to the nearby Daiei depaato to have some dinner and price random appliances and household goods. There’s a pretty great video game place there called Link or Links or something, which typically has a lot of used games in really good condition. After nearly losing my mind in Akibahara due to the congestion, noise, and typically obnoxious store displays, I really never had an enjoyable chance to do any game shopping. Since I’ve been here, I’ve been really reminded of how much of a bigger market Japan is for games. One of the great things about games, like comics, is that they’re a great way to study Japanese without the sterile feeling flashcards or drill books can leave you with. I’ve come up with some points about using games as a study tool and some points about import gaming in general. Read on…

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