Final Fantasy Digital Card Game Announced For Smartphones

Final Fantasy Digital Card Game Announced For Smartphones

While card games, even digital ones, have been around for a while now, it seems that in recent times they are starting to catch on in terms of popularity again. We have to wonder if this might have anything to do with the success that Blizzard is seeing with Hearthstone, but since then we’ve seen quite a few card games launch.

Now it looks like Square Enix wants in on the card game genre as well because they have announced the Final Fantasy Digital Card Game which will be launching for smartphones and the PC. As the name implies, this is a digital card game that will be based around the Final Fantasy franchise and will feature characters from the series.

Online Emergency Phrase Card For Foreign Visitors

Online emergency phrase card for foreign visitors

Officials in Ehime Prefecture, western Japan, have made emergency phrase cards in 6 languages -- English, Indonesian, Chinese, Spanish, Korean, and Portuguese.

Non-Japanese speakers can point to the phrases on the card when they need help in an emergency.

Ohtani Baseball Card Auctioned For Over $150,000

Ohtani baseball card auctioned for over $150,000

A baseball card signed by Japanese Major Leaguer Shohei Ohtani of the Los Angeles Angels has fetched more than 150,000 dollars at a US online auction.

The auction began on September 2nd and closed on Thursday.

Nikon Z6, Z7 Might Only Support One Xqd Memory Card Slot

Nikon Z6, Z7 Might Only Support One XQD Memory Card Slot

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One of the early rumors of the upcoming Nikon Z-series mirrorless cameras is that it they will feature dual memory card slots, where users could choose to either use XQD or CF Express memory cards. However according to the latest update from Nikon Rumors, it turns out that might not have been completely accurate.

Nintendo Cracks Down On Switch Game Card Piracy

Nintendo Cracks Down On Switch Game Card Piracy

Piracy is generally frowned upon, even if some developers aren't so strict about it, but in the case of Nintendo it seems that the company is taking piracy very seriously. According to reports, it seems that Nintendo is now starting to ban certain certificates issued to game cards by checking to see if they might have been illegally obtained.

While it is Nintendo's right to fight back against piracy, there are many gamers out there who are questioning what will become to the used game market as a result of this. Right now gamers are reporting that only the gamecart's certificates are banned, not the Switch itself. As you might have heard, a report from last month revealed that Nintendo had gone after modders/hackers by banning their Switches from online play.

Xperia Xa2 Dual Has Hybrid Sim Tray; Xa2 Ultra Dual Has Dedicated Sd Card Slot

Xperia XA2 Dual has hybrid SIM tray; XA2 Ultra Dual has dedicated SD card slot

Sony Mobile's upcoming Xperia XA2 and XA2 Ultra look like fantastic mid-range all-rounders. Sony has recently released the manuals for both devices, which confirms the status of the dual SIM versions of both devices. For those looking at the Xperia XA2 Dual, it will have a hybrid SIM tray which means you can only use either two Nano SIM cards, or one SIM card and the microSD memory card.

Sony Introduces The Playstation Credit Card

Sony Introduces The PlayStation Credit Card

If you're a PlayStation gamer that makes purchases through the PlayStation Store quite a bit and would like to get rewarded for your purchases, you might be interested to learn that Sony has announced the PlayStation credit card, thanks to a partnership with Sony Rewards and Capital One.

According to Sony's announcement, "Working with our colleagues over at Sony Rewards and Capital One, we are excited to present a new PlayStation Credit Card with rewards designed specifically with gamers like you in mind. Beginning today, we're inviting all of our fans to start turning your everyday purchases into a number of amazing rewards and benefits."

Introducing The New Playstation Credit Card

Introducing the New PlayStation Credit Card

Working with our colleagues over at Sony Rewards and Capital One, we are excited to present a new PlayStation Credit Card with rewards designed specifically with gamers like you in mind. Beginning today, we're inviting all of our fans to start turning your everyday purchases into a number of amazing rewards and benefits.

Now the good stuff – what you can get!

Pokemon Mobile Card Game Rumored To Be In The Works

Pokemon Mobile Card Game Rumored To Be In The Works

The Pokemon franchise has existed in various forms, such as the Game Boy version. It later spawned other versions like a physical collectible cards version which resulted in many cards that are worth a lot of money. Now it seems that Pokemon could be headed the digital route, or at least that's what a report from The Wall Street Journal is suggesting.

According to the report, they claim that the Pokemon Company is working on a digital card game. Not much is known about the game in question, but presumably it could be similar in nature to the physical version, except that it will be digital. We've already seen how some physical card games like Magic: the Gathering have spawned digital counterparts, so this doesn't really come as a surprise.

New Year Card Game Competition Held In Shiga

New Year card game competition held in ShigaTop players of a traditional Japanese card game have battled it out in a New Year's contest at a shrine in Shiga Prefecture, western Japan.
The game features a collection of "Tanka" short poems written by 100 poets. This includes emperors and noble men and women, from the 7th through 13th centuries. The anthology, called "Ogura Hyakunin Isshu," is still popular today.