Briefly: Live near Tokyo? Like video games? Oh goodie. Later this month, the Tokaigi Game Party Japan kicks off at Chiba's Makuhari Messe. There will be loads of games to play as well as an enormous 2m-across controller with which you can play Super Mario Bros. Sounds neat!
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I was only recently informed that, by luck or (most likely) by virtue of some promotion, burgers will be arriving in our office today. So for this week's Off Topic, it seems more apt than ever to ask people to dive into their memories. Memories about burgers, of course.