iFixit chose to "showcase the roots of today's game consoles" by taking apart five systems from the 70s, 80s, and 90s. The consoles chosen for teardown include the Odyssey 100, the RCA Studio II, the Atari 2600, the Famicom, and the Virtual Boy.

Sanwa took up a spot in the marketplace area at this year's event. Here is what the very popular arcade parts manufacturer had to offer.

Arc System Works is set to bring Examu's Arcana Heart 3 to consoles in January next year. Seeing as how it dedicated a whole booth to the game, it would appear that the developer knows that there is a lot of potential in a proper port.

Super Battle Opera, Japan's biggest fighting game tournament, is set to take place at Tokyo Game Show in just a few hours. Here's a quick look at this year's setup.

Highlights include Metroid: Other M (Wii), Valkyria Chronicles II (PSP), Nintama Rantarou: Gakunen Taikousen Puzzle! (DS), Bleach: Heat the Soul 7 (PSP), White Breath: Perfect Edition (PSP), and Ace Combat: Joint Assault (PSP).

Peter Dassenko talks about Bonk's transition from 2D to 3D, the new modes and gimmicks in Bomberman Live Battlefest, and how Hudson makes sure that sequels to its popular franchises always feel right despite the many changes each follow-up brings to the table.

Highlights include Ivy the Kiwi? (DS,Wii), Harvest Moon: Grand Bazaar (DS), Hakuoki: Zuisouroku Portable (PSP), Nisenochigiri (PSP), Project Cerberus (PSP), and Sakura Sakura: Haru Urara (PSP).

Nippon Ichi Software president Souhei Niikawa discusses his company's future plans, ponders the prospect of finally giving Asagi her own game, and talks about what inspired NIS to develop two of its newest franchises, Z.H.P. and Cladun.

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