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Why The Blood Alloy Designer Is Glad His Kickstarter Failed

By Chris . December 19, 2014 . 5:31pm

Siliconera talks to the designer of Blood Alloy. It’s a 2D metroidvania about a hyper-agile cyborg soldier called Nia Rhys, who uses a combination of blades, guns, and jetpack to rip robots to bits.

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Why Isn’t The Japanese Indie Game Scene Bigger?

By Chris . December 16, 2014 . 1:00pm

Siliconera talks to Tokyo-based indie game developer Ojiro Fumoto about the state of the doujin game scene, and how he’s both a part of it, and seeing attention in the west.

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Capturing The Emotions Of Final Fantasy VII In Paintings

By Chris . December 8, 2014 . 1:30pm

Siliconera talks to artist and illustrator Lap Pun Cheung about how he’s capturing the emotion of Final Fantasy VII in paintings.

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Talking Bird Lawyers And The Unusual Origins Of Aviary Attorney

By Chris . December 3, 2014 . 1:00pm

Siliconera talks to the creator of bizarre bird lawyering game Aviary Attorney to find out how this bizarre game idea came about.

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Americana Dawn: The Three Year Struggle Of An American History JRPG

By Chris . November 26, 2014 . 1:00pm

Siliconera speaks to seltaire about her three year struggle to create the American history JRPG of her dreams, Americana Dawn.

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Y2K Isn’t Mother 4, And It Isn’t Trying To Be, Says Developer Ackk Studios

By Chris . November 25, 2014 . 1:00pm

Siliconera speaks to Ackk Studios about why they both accept their RPG Y2K being compared to Mother and why they want to distance themselves from it.

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School Girl And Wrestler Honey Rose Is Designed To Inspire Us To Do Better

By Chris . November 23, 2014 . 5:00pm

Siliconera throws punches in the form of questions at Pierre Sylvain, solo developer of Honey Rose: UFE to find out why he’s making an unusual game that combines visual novel with luchador wrestling.

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Axiom Verge: One Guy’s Four-Year Effort To Create His Own Metroidvania

By Chris . November 18, 2014 . 5:30pm

Siliconera talks to Tom Happ about his four-year solo project Axiom Verge. It’s a huge Metroidvania with gross alien environments, a mysteriouis story, huge bosses, and glitch puzzles.

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Tokyo Dark Brings The Urban Myths Of Modern Tokyo To Life

By Chris . October 31, 2014 . 1:02pm

Siliconera talks to Jon Williams of Cherry Mochi about how his game is inspired by modern day Tokyo’s “hidden worlds” and urban myths.

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Resident Evil: Revelations 2 Producer On Bringing Claire Redfield Back

By Matt . October 24, 2014 . 1:00pm

Speaking with Siliconera, producer Michiteru Okabe talks about bringing Claire Redfield back, and the new episodic structure in Resident Evil: Revelations 2.

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Hifumi Kono Is Making The J-Horror Game He Always Wanted To With Project Scissors

By Chris . October 22, 2014 . 1:01pm

Siliconera speaks to Clock Tower creator Hifumi Kono and Ju-on director Takashi Shimizu about making the “ultimate J-horror” with Project Scissors.

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Comic Book Writer Greg Rucka Talks About Writing For A Videogame

By Ethan . October 18, 2014 . 9:33am

Siliconera recently spoke with renowned writer Greg Rucka about his involvement with AR-K as well as the broader challenges of writing video games.

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How Compile Heart Makes New Characters For The Neptunia Universe

By Spencer . October 16, 2014 . 3:57am

Also what happened to NISA and how did Famitsu become a character in a Neptunia video game?

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MangaGamer Rely On Fans To Figure Out What Otome And BL Games To Publish

By Ishaan . October 15, 2014 . 12:59pm

Siliconera caught up with MangaGamer’s Head Translator, John Pickett, to ask him what made the company look into otome and Boy’s Love games.

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West Meets East In Zodiac, Final Fantasy X Writer Kazushige Nojima’s Next Game

By Spencer . October 13, 2014 . 1:48am

Kobojo came on Siliconera’s radar when we heard Kazushige Nojima was working on a new RPG. While Zodiac looks like a JRPG, the iOS/Vita game is actually being developed internationally similar to Project Phoenix.