Plastic Waste Piling Up At Some Disposal Firms

Plastic waste piling up at some disposal firms

A Japanese government survey suggests that the amount of plastic waste held at waste disposal operators has been increasing at some cities since China banned imports in 2017.

The Environment Ministry in March surveyed industrial waste disposal companies and local governments across Japan which oversee those firms.

Some Rooms Still Available Over 10-day Holiday

Some rooms still available over 10-day holiday

A government survey shows most hotels in Japan are fully booked for the extended spring break, though some rooms are available toward the end of the period.

The Japan Tourism Agency released the results of a survey of nearly 30,000 hotels and inns. This year's spring holiday will be longer than usual because of the Imperial Succession.

Sony Confirms Playstation 5 Details, Some Of Them At Least

Sony Confirms PlayStation 5 Details, Some Of Them At Least


There has been a lot of focus on game streaming services which would enable players to stream console-level titles on even their mobile devices since all of the heavy lifting would be done in the cloud. Google and Microsoft are both working on such services. Sony feels that it’s necessary to follow up the PlayStation 4 Pro with new hardware and it has now confirmed a few details about the PlayStation 5.

Sony company president Kenichiro Yoshida has said that it’s important to have “next-generation hardware” after the PlayStation 4 Pro, which basically means there’s going to be a PlayStation 5. System architect Mark Cerny confirmed to Wired that the new console is going to have a third-generation AMD Ryzen CPU under the hood with eight cores built on the company’s 7nm Zen 2 microarchitecture.

Sony Is Refunding Some Ps4 Anthem Players

Sony Is Refunding Some PS4 Anthem Players

BioWare’s launch of Anthem on the PS4 hasn’t been a particularly smooth one. Gamers have been complaining about the game crashing on their console to the point where it is essentially unplayable. Fortunately it seems that according to PS4 gamers, some gamers have had some luck getting refunds.

In a thread posted on Reddit, one user writes, “Sony is aware of the issue and is offering a complete refund on Anthem no questions asked. Took me 5 minutes.” It is unclear if this refund request works for all gamers or if it is on a case-by-case basis, but if you bought Anthem and you’re having issues with it on the PS4, you could try your luck asking for a refund.

Some Kingdom Hearts 3 Ps4 Pre-orders Canceled By Gamestop

Some Kingdom Hearts 3 PS4 Pre-Orders Canceled By GameStop


If you pre-ordered a special edition Kingdom Hearts 3 PlayStation 4 Pro from GameStop, you might want to check your email. The retailer has canceled an undisclosed number of pre-orders for this variant of the console for the simple reason that it sold more units that it actually had lined up.

GameStop confirmed via Twitter that because of an “error,” it oversold pre-orders for the Kingdom Hearts 3 PlayStation 4 Pro. As a result of this, “some” pre-orders have had to be canceled. Customers who had their order canceled will receive a $25 gift coupon from the retailer as compensation.