One Dead, At Least 35 Injured In Kyoto Fire

One dead, at least 35 injured in Kyoto fire

Police in the city of Kyoto, western Japan, say investigations have confirmed multiple deaths in a fire at an animation studio.

Neighbors reported the fire at Kyoto Animation's studio at around 10:30 a.m. on Thursday. They say they heard what sounded like an explosion, after which they saw smoke.

People Mourn Victims Of Japan Floods One Year On

People mourn victims of Japan floods one year on

People in Japan have held ceremonies to honor hundreds of victims of torrential rains, flooding, and landslides, one year after the disaster ravaged communities throughout the western part of the country.

A large crowd gathered for a memorial service in the district of Mabi in the city of Kurashiki in Okayama Prefecture on Saturday. The area was particularly hard hit.

One Missing In Kagoshima Mudslide

One missing in Kagoshima mudslide

Authorities in Kagoshima Prefecture, southwestern Japan, say one woman is missing after a home was destroyed by a mudslide in Soo City.

Neighbors reported the mudslide shortly before 7:00 a.m. on Thursday.

More Than One Million Advised To Evacuate

More than one million advised to evacuate

Evacuation orders have been issued to 6,051 people in 2,859 households in Kagoshima Prefecture.

Meanwhile, evacuation advisories are in place in the prefectures of Kagoshima, Miyazaki, Kumamoto and Ehime. The advisories affect 996,000 people in 467,000 households.

One-on-one Diet Debates To Focus On Pension Issue

One-on-one Diet debates to focus on pension issue

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will hold one-on-one debates with the leaders of opposition parties in the Diet for the first time in a year.

Abe will face the president of the Constitutional Democratic Party, Yukio Edano, and other opposition leaders on Wednesday.

Torchlight Ii Will Come To Ps4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch This September

Torchlight II Will Come To PS4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch This September

Back in the days of Diablo, some of the developers behind the game left Blizzard where they formed their own studio, Runic Games, which resulted in the Torchlight series, which many had hailed back then as a possible alternative to Diablo for those who enjoy this style of game.

The good news is that if you enjoyed the Torchlight series of games, you’ll be pleased to learn that Torchlight II has since been announced for the PS4, Xbox One, and the Nintendo Switch. For those unfamiliar, Torchlight II was originally launched on the PC back in 2012, which means that this is by no means a new game.

Destiny 2 Gets Cross-save Support For Ps4, Xbox One, Pc, And Stadia

Destiny 2 Gets Cross-Save Support For PS4, Xbox One, PC, And Stadia


As part of its new Shadowkeep year three update, Bungie is bringing cross-progression to Destiny 2. Players will be able to benefit from cross-save support for the title on the Xbox One, PlayStation 4, PC, and Google’s Stadia game streaming service. The announcement comes mere months after Bungie announced its split with publishing partner Activision.

This move will enable Destiny 2 players to share their characters across multiple gaming platforms which include Google’s new Stadia service, Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and PC. It is certainly going to make life easier for Destiny 2 players who previously had to create separate characters and make do with progress that was tied to each individual gaming platform. This will let them carry their characters and progression across platforms.

Apple Tv Will Support Xbox One And Ps4 Controllers

Apple TV Will Support Xbox One And PS4 Controllers


Apple will soon improve the gaming experience on the Apple TV set-top box significantly. The company announced at the Worldwide Developers Conference 2019 today that an upcoming firmware update for the set-top box will bring support for Xbox One and PlayStation 4 controllers to the Apple TV.

It’s no surprise that Apple has waited all this time to bring controller support to its set-top box. This would have always made sense regardless of when Apple had done it. The company is doing it now as its new Apple Arcade game subscription service is due to arrive soon. This service will offer more than 100 new and exclusive curated games which will be playable across Mac, iPad, iPhone, and the Apple TV.

Baldur's Gate Series Announced For Ps4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch

Baldur's Gate Series Announced For PS4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch

If you’re a fan of Dungeons & Dragons, you are probably familiar with the fact that over the years, several games based on D&D have been made. Baldur’s Gate is one of those games that has held a special place in many hearts of gamers, and the good news is that it looks like the series and other D&D titles will be making its way onto consoles.

This was announced by Skybound Games and Beamdog where titles such as Baldur’s Gate, the Baldur’s Gate: Siege of Dragonspear expansion, Baldur’s Gate II, Planescape: Torment, Icewind Dale and Neverwinter Nights have been announced for the PS4, Xbox One, and the Nintendo Switch.

One Girl, Alleged Attacker Dead In Mass Stabbing

One girl, alleged attacker dead in mass stabbing

Police say one child is dead and 17 others are injured following a mass stabbing near Tokyo. They say the alleged attacker has also died of self-inflicted wounds.

The incident took place on a road near a park in Kawasaki City on Tuesday morning.

One Girl Confirmed Dead In Kawasaki Stabbings

One girl confirmed dead in Kawasaki stabbings

Police say an elementary schoolgirl has been confirmed dead following a mass stabbing near Tokyo.
Police also say they took into custody a man who stabbed himself in the neck. He later died.

The incident took place on a road in a residential district in the city of Kawasaki on Tuesday morning.