Shoko-tan’s Final Xbox 360 Betrayal


Xbox 360 fans lusting after ota-idol Shoko-tan have been dealt another grievous blow with the news that she gave away a number of Xbox 360 games, without even bothering to play them.


“I’ll giving away a set of Xbox 360 games I haven’t played yet,” according Shoko-tan in her blog.

Among the titles were Lost Odyssey, Fable II, Gears of War, Viva Piñata: Trouble in Paradise, Forza 2 and Banjo-Kazooie: Nuts & Bolts. Notable by its absence is her prized beta copy of Tales of Vesperia…

Ironically, the fan that won the set does not even own an Xbox according to Shoko-tan.

Doubtless he would never even consider playing them anyway, as to an otaku such hallowed relics demand reverential ensconcement in some sort of reliquary, or at least lucrative disposal by way of Yahoo! Auctions…

Via Kotaku.

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    Comment by Anonymous
    07:10 13/08/2009 # ! Neutral (+0.4)

    The day Micro$hit releases an X360 error free, is the day I will buy one... Until then, no buy. I'm sticking to my PS3.

    My brothers have had 2 RROD, a friend had 3, another had 1 and several 360s I've seen in stores for display had either a RROD or the E64, if I remember correctly.

    How's that for unreliable?

    Comment by PunchMyballs
    05:29 31/07/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    not play Viva Pinata! that is a sin....

    Comment by Wilbur
    06:38 31/07/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    Her boobs sit low on her chest...

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    Comment by t//B
    02:29 31/07/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    lol shoko-tan you troll you.

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    Comment by Icy-nee-san
    00:55 31/07/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    Shoko-tan uses betrayal
    Its super effective!!
    360 fans faint!

    Microsoft is out of usable Chumps!!

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    Comment by XSportSeeker
    00:52 31/07/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    Meh, why bother with console games when you can lick cat's balls?

    Comment by Anonymous
    02:23 31/07/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    Games hardly played by anyone anyway.

    Comment by Jaska
    01:10 31/07/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    Meh, all western games... no japanese play these games DUH? Great games all but never have played the Lost Odyssey, gonna give it a try someday ;)

    Comment by Schrodinger
    01:07 31/07/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    Mine hasn't had an RRoD. The Console Gods favor me!

    Comment by hALOTOO
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    Comment by Takoto
    00:39 01/08/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    I kinda would have assumed she would have at least played the games once...

    Comment by Anonymous
    16:02 31/07/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    Maybe she was a crapy "idol" for the 360 in the first place considering she doesn't even play the games, some betrayal. Its all marketing.

    Comment by SB420
    15:31 31/07/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    Fable 2 and Gears of War? Either Shoko is lying about not having played them yet, or she's got some pretty sorry decision-making skills

    Comment by Hennaikimono
    01:15 01/08/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    So another person who didn't play some games for whatever reason is giving away the games, cool free ment condition games.

    Comment by Anonymous
    02:03 25/03/2012 # ! Neutral (0)

    Why would someone play a game on Obox (= Kikesbox) 360 when every single game is the lowest,cheapest crap out there?

    Even the doubleUinnovation( = twice the innovation of Sony and MS together = Wii) of Nintendo has more interesting shovelware than even the best games of the Kikesbox. Needless to say that, except the braindead Americans/Westeuropeans (Dutch,French,British), noone likes the Kikesgames.

    Comment by Anonymous
    20:32 09/07/2012 # ! Neutral (0)

    I'd have smacked that guy. does he have an xbox now?

    Comment by Jago
    12:22 31/07/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    She doesn't even play games! It's all a front! She's just trying to get publicity.

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    Comment by Lazydabear
    14:23 31/07/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    Because she works a lot, so yeah its a front.

    Comment by SenseiSyaoranLi
    07:55 31/07/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    360 for halo 3 and osdt ;)

    Comment by Templa
    10:47 31/07/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    Who cares about Shoko-tan?

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    Comment by sanimej2
    11:18 31/07/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    Yeah really! Maybe she doesn't even like xbox360. She says that just to get a job!

    Comment by Anonymous
    10:20 31/07/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    How is this a betrayal exactly? They all a bit shit.

    Comment by mi
    09:53 31/07/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    not really
    otaku would surely love viva pinata

    Comment by Schrobby
    08:16 31/07/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    I want to play with her. I'd start with that shiny enema pistol.

    Comment by Anonymous
    00:38 31/07/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    The first picture looks shoped.

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    Comment by maxchain
    21:06 30/07/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    She could've made a mint tossing an autographed photo inside each case and auctioning the games off individually. Hell, she could autograph a photo of Princess Peach and it'd still work.

    Comment by Anonymous
    21:04 30/07/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    Seriously, this kind of topics are just stupid...

    Comment by Anonymous
    06:52 31/07/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    Welcome to Sankaku Complex.

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    Comment by Anonymous
    20:52 30/07/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    The real question im interested in is, who is Shoko-tan and why should I care? What has she done for the 360 that makes this a "betrayal"?

    Last time checked the 360 was not that popular in Japan anyway, even though its more popular than the original X-box.

    Honestly this whole console war is getting old. I have a 360 and have the option of getting a PS3 if I wanted to. And my parents have a Wii that I can play if I ever get that bored. But like iv said in other topics, it boils down to what games you like to play.

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    Comment by XSportSeeker
    00:53 31/07/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    GTFO non otaku console fanboy

    Comment by Anonymous
    01:05 31/07/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    "GTFO non Anime console fanboy"
    nice engrish

    Comment by hALOTOO
    13:20 01/08/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    You are still missing PSP,PS3,NDS and Wii

    Comment by Anonymous
    21:42 30/07/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    New to being an anime otaku, sir?

    Comment by Anonymous
    22:20 30/07/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    No no, im an anime fan, sir. Im just a gamer first and an anime fan second. And as a gamer i have no biest opinion towards any of the consoles. Its simple, if a game kicks ass I play it, regardless of what console it maybe on.

    And the fact that some Japanese idol may or may not play one of the consoles dose not feel me with rage. I could care less.

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    Comment by sycamore
    04:47 31/07/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    "Going to a anime based website "

    "anime based"

    "Sankaku Complex - Anime, manga, and games, observed from Japan"

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    Comment by kami
    07:47 31/07/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    Word someone need to start reading.

    Comment by Anonymous
    00:48 31/07/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    *shrugs* Free time has nothing to do with it. Iv been playing video games for over 25 years. And the console war is nothing new. They been going on since the days of the Atari. Just tired of hearing about them on anime websites.

    Comment by DJ
    23:17 30/07/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    It dosnt not make him a gamer ether.

    Really I just laugh at these forum posts. Going to a anime based website and finding 360 haters or ps3 fanboys is like going to a Apple Store and finding a Mac fanboy. This site should stick to anime leave the Xbos 360 vs ps3 war to the gamers. Hah!

    Comment by Anonymous
    00:23 31/07/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    Your right Geerie, playing halo dosnt make me a gamer. The fact that I own a:
    Gameboy (original)
    Sega Genises
    Sega CD
    Playsation 2
    Game Boy Advanced
    Game Cube
    Xbox 360
    And a custom built gaming PC, makes me a gamer. But hey, halo is a good game too.

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    Comment by Geerie
    22:47 30/07/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    playing halo doesnt make you gamer

    Comment by Anonymous
    00:28 31/07/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    You must have a lot of free time on your hands.

    Comment by Anonymous
    21:53 30/07/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    you need to level up your internetz

    Comment by Anonymous
    23:08 30/07/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    Just some celebrity gamer in Japan famous for being female, reasonably good looking and having an online gamertag/profile.

    Comment by Riiku
    21:56 30/07/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    How dare she not play Lost Odyssey! Other games are crap thou so whatever.

    Comment by Anonymous
    00:29 31/07/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    Maybe she had two

    Comment by Anonymous
    21:42 30/07/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    The otaku has been rumored to have already bought an egregious amount of plastic wrap to make cleaning of the games easier after extended fapping sessions.

    Comment by Anonymous
    19:51 30/07/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    It's sad but it's over for the XBOX 360.

    Comment by northpole776
    20:22 30/07/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    Stop lying to yourself. In Japan, it fails, but in the rest of the world, it triumphs. Wii excluded.

    Comment by Anonymous
    00:59 31/07/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    In USA it's triumphs. In rest of world it's hardly on 3rd place (hardly, 'cause we can count PC as game platform.)

    Comment by Anonymous
    06:21 31/07/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    Rest of the world doesn't matter, only the USA. /sarcasm

    Comment by Anonymous
    03:20 31/07/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    It's because the Xbox 360 is the console of LOLSHOOTERS and the same damn EASPORTS game you bought ten years ago, which is popular among the many gun-toting hillbillies and beer-bong-chugging frat fags throughout the country. Granted, there are a few shining gems (Eternal Sonata, Fable II...I'm sure there's more), but the rest of the heap, regardless of how good they might be, is made almost entirely of shooters and the odd racing/sports game that isn't made by EA.

    Comment by KorTaku
    07:10 31/07/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    truthfully, xbox 360 is generally seen as the non hardcore player or the children's console. That said, it does have a few nice shooters but i have always been a sony fanboy and a nintendo fanboy.

    Comment by Table-wanna-be
    20:44 30/07/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    it's a sony

    Comment by KorTaku
    07:08 31/07/2009 # ! Neutral (0)


    Comment by Anonymous
    23:11 30/07/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    Its the Otaku's console of choice in Japan.

    There's a reason why large numbers of Visual Novels, im@s and dream club are there.

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    Comment by XSportSeeker
    00:59 31/07/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    Zeebo isn't even on the same level of those consoles, and with the extensive list of crappy titles I doubt they are hoping a lot from the international market, let alone japanese...
    Actually, it'll be hard enough for Zeebo to have success in the brazilian market.

    But back to the 360, yeah, it's what ALL console companies to. Gather exclusive titles to grab hold on a share of the market.
    360 will NEVER be over in Japan as long as they have im@s. [/thread]

    Comment by hALOTOO
    12:53 01/08/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    insert Saturn tactic

    Comment by hALOTOO
    12:57 01/08/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    adopt Saturn tactic

    Comment by Booger
    00:23 31/07/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    It's the Otaku's console of choice because MS paid for the exclusives, just to get the 360 moving in Japan in the first place. JRPGs move consoles... cue DQ9 and the DS. That's something they learned after Xbox1.

    An Otaku would sacrifice health and cup o noodles money just to buy their favorite galgame, regardless of the platform.

    Here's a message to the Brazilian manufacturer of the craptactular console Zeebo: if ever you want to push units in Japan, get some developers to make exclusive visual novels for it. The otaku will 100% buy it if it's content they love.

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