News about JAEPO 2013… sort of

So, JAEPO 2013 (Japan Amusement Expo for the acronym-averse) is in full swing and Taito, Konami, Sega and everyone else are showing off their latest arcade wares and whatnot. Other places are probably covering something sensible like Ikaruga and Crimzon Clover’s debuts on NESiCA x LIVE or Capcom’s Monster Hunter themed pig-racing game (really!), but the bit that caught my eye is a little game Sega are playing on Twitter.

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Sega have hidden Sonic plushies around their booth, and are asking attendees to take photos when they find him and mark their tweet with the hashtag “#ソニックを探せ” (Find Sonic). Here are a few of my favourite photos from various Twittering folks:

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