Konami Social Media Content And Arcade Games Come Together To Hit A Home Run

KONAMI Social Media Content and Arcade Games Come Together to Hit a Home RunKonami Digital Entertainment Co., Ltd. has implemented connectivity between popular social media content "Professional Baseball Dream Nine"*1 (over 5 million registered users) and arcade baseball game "Baseball Heroes 2013" (below, BBH2013). This new gameplay style that expands beyond the bounds of either title is available now.

Baseball: Iwakuma Superb But M's Come Around Too Late

Baseball: Iwakuma superb but M's come around too lateHisashi Iwakuma had another strong start for Seattle but the Mariners' bats woke up too late in a 2-1 win against the Los Angeles Angels on Sunday.

Iwakuma (2-1) missed out on his third win of the season despite striking out eight in six innings, allowing no earned runs and just three hits.

Toyota Nurburgring, Here We Come

Toyota Nurburgring, here we comeLast month, Toyota Motor Corporation announced the GAZOO Racing entry for this year’s 24 Hours Nürburgring Race. Our Japanese outfit will once again tackle the Green Hell with two race-prepared Toyota 86 (marketed as the Toyota GT86 in Europe) and one Lexus LFA.

Mazda Cx-3 Details Come To Light

2013 Mazda CX-5 compact SUV OverviewMazda may be working on a new CUV. Reportedly called the CX-3, the small crossover will be engineered with a focus on fuel efficiency and engaging driving characteristics.

The report names no sources, but says the CX-3 will benefit from a new small-displacement diesel engine. The 1.6-liter oil burner will be joined by a 1.3-liter gasoline engine when the vehicle debuts in 2014.

Hawks Come To Terms With Top Draft Pick Higashihama

Hawks come to terms with top draft pick HigashihamaThe Softbank Hawks agreed to terms on Friday with their first round pick in last month's amateur draft, Asia University pitcher Nao Higashihama.

The 1.82-meter, 80-kilogram right-hander signed for an estimated 15 million yen for next season with additional performance-based incentives worth up to 50 million and a 100 million yen signing bonus -- the maximum figures allowed by Nippon Professional Baseball for a first-year player.