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Edge of Eternity Interview: Creating An Epic Tribute To JRPG Classics

By Chris . March 3, 2015 . 12:31pm

Siliconera speaks to Midgar Studio to find out how they went about creating their own JRPG with only four people, as well as get Yasunori Mitsuda on board to provide music.

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Why The Wii U Is The Only Console For Zelda-Inspired Action-RPG CrossCode

By Chris . March 2, 2015 . 12:59pm

Siliconera finds out how Zelda influenced CrossCode, why the team is crowdfunding it, and why the Wii U is the only console it’s coming to.

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Catacomb Kids Interview: Spelunky Comparisons And The Early Access Gamble

By Chris . February 28, 2015 . 12:30pm

Siliconera talks about Spelunky comparisons and the gamble of Early Access games with the creator of platformer roguelike Catacomb Kids.

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HomeMake’s Sprawling Cyberpunk City Reflects Our Interconnected World

By Chris . February 27, 2015 . 12:33pm

Siliconera speaks to the two architect’s creating HomeMake, which is set in fantastical city with a cyberpunk edge sprawled across an inverted sphere.

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Masquerada: Songs And Shadows Is Proof That Singapore Can Make RPGs For A Global Audience

By Chris . February 26, 2015 . 5:28pm

Siliconera speaks to Witching Hour Studios about its upcoming RPG Masquerada: Songs and Shadows, which combines the Bioware-style RPG with the look and feel of Transistor.

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Thank God For The Rain Belongs To The Weirder Ranks Of Indie JRPGs

By Chris . February 18, 2015 . 12:31pm

Siliconera speaks to Nuprahtor about Thank God For The Rain, which is an indie JRPG that’ll probably sit among the weirder ranks occupied by OFF and Space Funeral.

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From Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles: My Life As A King To Creating A "Puzzly Ogre Battle" With Cards

By Spencer . February 17, 2015 . 2:15am

Siliconera caught up with Fumi Shiraishi, one of the creators of Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles: My Life as a King. Shirashi along with fellow Square Enix LA Studio alum James Margaris formed Dark Roast Entertainment.

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Vidar Interview: “It’s Like Secret of Mana Got Depressed”

By Chris . February 16, 2015 . 1:01pm

Vidar is a puzzle-RPG in which everyone dies. Siliconera talks to its creator to find out about its random storytelling and puzzles.

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Burrito Galaxy 65 Is A World Made From Playgrounds, Crayons, Typos, And Mexican Food

By Chris . February 15, 2015 . 12:30pm

Siliconera speaks to one of the creators of Burrito Galaxy 65 – a cute burrito-based world with cute frogs, slides to ride, and crayon-drawn art work.

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RetroBlazer Takes As Much From Mega Man X As It Does Wolfenstein 3D

By Chris . February 13, 2015 . 12:34pm

Siliconera speaks to Amil Parra, the guy that has been making RetroBlazer since 2003, an FPS that takes from Mega Man X as much as it does Wolfenstein 3D.

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Transmission Takes The Zelda Formula To A Mysterious Painterly Planet

By Chris . February 13, 2015 . 8:25am

Sliconera speaks to the artist of sci-fi action-exploration game Transmission about its similarities to Zelda, and how film influenced its look.

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Action Henk Is An Overweight Toy That Rivals Sonic In Going Fast

By Chris . February 11, 2015 . 5:30pm

Siliconera talks to RageSquid about the speedrunning community and toy-filled world of Action Henk! – a game that is often compared to Sonic.

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Interview: Trading Blows, Remembering The 80s/90s With The VHS Story Creators

By Chris . February 6, 2015 . 5:33pm

Siliconera talks about fighting movies of the 80s/90s with the creators of VHS Story, and also finds out that you don’t control the fighter in the ring.

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Life Is Strange Director Talks About The Theme Of "Identity" And Visual Novels

By Spencer . February 5, 2015 . 6:00pm

Siliconera spoke to Jean-Maxime Moris, Creative Director at Dotnod, about making Life is Strange, Danganronpa, and the growth of story driven games in the West.

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How A Redemption RPG Turned Into Criminal Girls: Invite Only

By Spencer . February 3, 2015 . 12:40am

“There is a drama and movie in Japan called Rookies that shows troubled youth and how they deal with their problems while playing baseball and their growth through it.”