Sega Toylet: Become a video game whiz - at the urinal
Video games mounted above urinals, seen on Sega's Japanese site, are being tested in Japan this month.
January 18th, 2011
12:50 PM ET

Sega Toylet: Become a video game whiz - at the urinal

Sega’s latest video game is in the toilet, but that doesn’t mean it will tank.

The Japanese company is testing Toylets – video games for urinals – at four locations in Tokyo, according to news reports, including one from Japan’s Akihabara News.

Wanna play? It’s probably best to fill up on beverages first, because the best scores come from the strongest streams. A pressure plate in the urinal measures what you’ve got.

Then choose one of four games on video screens mounted above the urinals.

There’s the “Graffiti Eraser”: The stronger the stream, the more cyberwalls you can clean up.

Or try “Milk From Nose.” This is a multiplayer game. Your stream is measured against those of previous users and translated into milk blown from a character’s nose. The strongest nose-blowers pushes the opponent out of a ring, and we have a winner. Your opponent need not be present to play.

Another game equates stream strength with a gust of wind blowing the dress off a girl.

It’s not all fun and games. You get to watch advertising while you go, er, compete.

Wired UK reports that the testing phase will last through the end of the month. Drink up!

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  1. Bad Prostate

    count me out I've got a weak stream.

    January 18, 2011 at 1:15 pm | Report abuse |
  2. DerpDigger

    I'LL TAKE 10 OF 'EM! Game of the year; every year!

    January 18, 2011 at 1:19 pm | Report abuse |
  3. SpecialPlace

    This game looks AWESOME. I can't wait until it comes to the US markets! I will gladly put one in my home!

    January 18, 2011 at 1:20 pm | Report abuse |
    • lol

      You have a urinal in your home? Weird.

      January 18, 2011 at 2:03 pm | Report abuse |
    • WiiWii

      Actually, home urinals make a lot of sense. Think of all the water it would save. I think it would also be more sanitary.

      January 18, 2011 at 3:31 pm | Report abuse |
  4. b


    January 18, 2011 at 1:29 pm | Report abuse |
  5. Ric

    I guess they called it Toylets because Wii was already taken. 🙂

    January 18, 2011 at 1:33 pm | Report abuse |
    • randman166

      that sir, is the finest comment i have ever seen. bravo

      January 18, 2011 at 1:56 pm | Report abuse |
    • sark

      LOL, very funny!

      January 18, 2011 at 2:38 pm | Report abuse |
    • Steve

      Could have called it the "Pii" instead.

      January 18, 2011 at 2:56 pm | Report abuse |
    • skifru

      Conan called it the Nintendo Wii Wii

      January 18, 2011 at 3:21 pm | Report abuse |
    • Syed

      Lol now that was funny!

      January 18, 2011 at 4:22 pm | Report abuse |
    • k


      January 18, 2011 at 4:47 pm | Report abuse |
  6. Streaming

    a game that equates stream strength with a gust of wind that blows off girls dress? perfect game for pervs and those with odd fetish

    January 18, 2011 at 1:33 pm | Report abuse |
  7. John

    It's no longer socially unacceptable to play with yourself in a public restroom.

    January 18, 2011 at 1:39 pm | Report abuse |
  8. Jugger

    Best response Ric. This would be great to help potty train my son, I'd have to lock out the dress blowing game though.

    January 18, 2011 at 1:40 pm | Report abuse |
    • sara1984

      But Fruit Loops or Cheerios into the toilet and have your son "target practice" and make gun noises as he goes. Potty training becomes fun and there isn't a lot of aim problems once he gets the hang of it!

      Also, a lot cheaper than this game... lol

      January 18, 2011 at 2:38 pm | Report abuse |
  9. 1genxer

    This is brilliant. Nothing says brilliance / innovation / laziness more than games to play while going to the bathroom. 🙂 Now if there were only a way to capture all those brilliant ideas you have in the shower...

    January 18, 2011 at 1:42 pm | Report abuse |
  10. banasy

    They already have...but it's for women. It's called the shower massage. Lol!

    January 18, 2011 at 1:48 pm | Report abuse |
  11. tct

    The idea is all wet, I wouldn't stand for it.

    January 18, 2011 at 1:51 pm | Report abuse |
  12. Corn in my

    perhaps a game where you get credited depending on fecal weight.

    January 18, 2011 at 1:56 pm | Report abuse |
    • randman166

      all that draft beer, you might have to go with volume!

      January 18, 2011 at 2:00 pm | Report abuse |
    • Poopy Time

      It's about to get Poopy!

      January 18, 2011 at 3:13 pm | Report abuse |
  13. bobby

    Didn't your parents tell you not to play with your joy stick at the urinal?

    January 18, 2011 at 1:58 pm | Report abuse |
  14. randman166

    These are all fine ideas! My two cents:
    with the ads, make a non-paying demo so they can try/before buy... estimated volume, maybe even a whiz quiz for bac?

    January 18, 2011 at 2:00 pm | Report abuse |
  15. drap

    brilliant stuff...!

    January 18, 2011 at 2:02 pm | Report abuse |
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