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Oh no, it's real-life Monster Hunter food

Japan's insatiable hunger for Monster Hunter can only be cured with ... actual food, inspired by Monster Hunter. Chain restaurant Anrakun is preparing a special menu of four dishes inspired by Capcom's multiplayer hack 'n slash, including a "cow bone" (pictured left) and boney sausages (pictured...

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Pac-Man to appear on Japanese food pac-kages

In honor of Pac-Man's 30th anniversary, Namco Bandai has entered into a co-marketing partnership with Japan's Meiji food corporation to create some very cute packaging for snacks and beverages. Starting next month, cartons of Meiji's coffee and fruit drinks, as well as its line of puddings, will...

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Show and Tell: Lunch in a box

We've spent a little time admiring amazing lunches before, but we haven't yet donated our weekly time in the community spotlight to the fine art of bento-making ... until today. Yes, friends, today we're going to make you hungry with these fantastic Nintendo-themed boxed lunches. Slice up some...

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Wii Warm Up: Get equipped with ...

Last week, Capcom's amazing E-Tank beverages jumped off of the screen and into Japanese convenience stores. We totally want it, both to have in our small but meaningful Mega Man collection and to taste how Capcom (and whichever food company they've partnered with) imagines the flavor of reserve...

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Super effective Pokemon bento

Some people are just gifted, like the Japanese mother who is responsible for these brilliant Pokémon-themed lunches. We've seen some neat Nintendo-themed bento before, but comparing those to today's specimens is a bit like holding up a Monet next to the scuffed chalk drawings on the...

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E308: Atari and irritating celebrity chef combine for cooking game

It was, we suppose, inevitable. Nintendo's Cooking Guide released in Japan two years ago (as Cooking Navi), where it shifted a decent number of units. It recently emerged in Europe, and did pretty well there, too (it'll be coming to the U.S. this November). And what happens each time Nintendo...

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Cooking Guide caters to the hungry and the fussy

Cooking Guide: Can't Decide What to Eat? continues to look like it will be numerous flavors of awesome. Ahead of the training game's release in Europe this week, Nintendo grabbed its ladle and served up a generous helping of 35 new screens. Handily, these are all in English (as opposed to French,...

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The Joystiq Memorial Day Weekend

Happy Memorial Day, US readers! (For the UK, happy bank holiday. For everyone else, fill in your own holiday!) So what games did you play to bide the time? (Image via Rakka on Flickr) Check out the highlights for today: Joystiquery Counting Rupees: Digital Rights Madness DS Fanboy's week of...

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Cooking Navi screens, fresh from the oven

As medical science suggests that a steady regime of Pringles, pizza, and Coca-Cola is not a suitable diet (pfft!), this blogger is looking forward to learning healthier recipes from Cooking Navi (or, as it's known in PAL regions, Cooking Guide: Can't Decide What to Eat?). After all, I'd quite like...

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Tetris-like chocolates make our mouths water [update]

Okay, so this isn't true, blue Tetris (that would probably infringe on some copyrights), but these faux-Tetris-esque Meiji chocolates still look fun to us. If there's one thing we've learned from disobeying our parents, it's that playing with your food is fun. The goal in this case is to put all...

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