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KOG Games On The Strengths Of MMORPG Elsword

By Eugene . October 11, 2014 . 5:00pm

MMORPG Elsword has been fairly active recently, and the game is fairly story and character-focused to boot, which isn’t something that’s very common in the MMO genre.

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Shantae and the Pirate’s Curse: Making A Metroid-Style Game In Stereoscopic 3D

By Ishaan . October 1, 2014 . 12:32pm

“We tried to keep about four unsolved mysteries in the player’s head at any given moment. All of these need to overlap slightly so that players can discover them,” says director Matt Bozon.

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Origins Of Forbidden Magna And Its "Action SRPG" Battle System

By Spencer . October 1, 2014 . 5:35am

“Forbidden Magna has an inn with girls in it, but the team is really good at making action games. Forbidden Magna is really an action game without a grid,” Marvelous AQL producer Yoshifumi Hashimoto said to Siliconera.

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How The Rhythm of Fighters Came To Be And Why It Changed To Free-To-Play

By Spencer . September 25, 2014 . 3:19am

SNK Playmore has been mashing up their classic characters into other genres like tower defense and shooters. Siliconera asked SNK Playmore why they wanted to make a rhythm game and about the Easter Eggs for NeoGeo fans.

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The Next Penelope Adapts Ulysses 31 Into Story With A Strong Heroine

By Chris . September 23, 2014 . 12:30pm

Siliconera speaks to Aurelien Regard about his solo project, an action racer adaptation of the Ulysses 31 anime, and found out why he focused on creating a strong heroine.

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We Shall Wake’s Combat Is So Fast Most Physics Engines Can’t Keep Up With It

By Chris . September 17, 2014 . 12:32pm

Siliconera speaks to We Shall Wake director Brayden McKinney about his spiritual successor to Prototype and its blistering fast combat system.

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Hironobu Sakaguchi On The Development Of Mistwalker’s Terra Battle

By Robert . September 16, 2014 . 1:00pm

Recently, Siliconera caught up with Final Fantasy and The Last Story creator Hironobu Sakaguchi about his studio’s new game, Terra Battle.

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Sekai Project Interview: Bringing Visual Novels To The West

By Ishaan . September 12, 2014 . 5:01pm

SIliconera caught up with Sekai Project CEO, Raymond Qian, to ask a few quick questions about the company and how they’ve been able to rise through the ranks of visual novel publishers.

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How A Love For Mega Man And Oldschool Games Led To Azure Striker Gunvolt

By Ishaan . September 8, 2014 . 1:50pm

Inti Creates CEO Takuya Aizu talks about how the studio’s development staff are big Mega Man fans and oldschool games in general, and how that led to the development of Gunvolt.

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Sunset Overdrive Started After Resistance 3′s Director Wanted A Change From Bleak Worlds

By Spencer . September 5, 2014 . 3:00am

Marcus Smith’s change of heart came from having a daughter and a post-apocalyptic game they were working on evolved into Sunset Overdrive.

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VA-11 HALL-A Designer On How Japanese Cyberpunk Influenced The Game

By Chris . September 4, 2014 . 5:30pm

Siliconera sits down with a stiff drink to talk to the designer of cyberpunk bartender sim VA-11 HALL-A about the “waifu bit”, the lost hope of a 3DS version, and what to expect from it in December.

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Ridge Racer Slipstream: A Smartphone Racing Game That Works

By Ishaan . September 2, 2014 . 5:29pm

Ridge Racer Slipstream works because it captures the spirit of a pure racing game, rather than trying to do something that’s too advanced for a phone to handle.

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Final Fantasy Type-0’s Story Comes From Its Director’s Love For History

By Spencer . September 2, 2014 . 1:00pm

Final Fantasy Type-0 Director Hajime Tabata tells us how history and the Fabula Nova Crystallis setting infuenced the game.

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Divorce!: A Game That Encourages You To Bribe Your Son With Hentai

By Chris . August 31, 2014 . 9:20am

In Divorce! The Game, you’re going through a divorce and have to divide assets with your ex-partner with the goal of possessing as many valuables as possible at the end of it.

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Dragon Quest I Coming Out In September With A New Localization

By Robert . August 30, 2014 . 5:00pm

In an interview with Siliconera, producer Noriyoshi Fujimoto revealed soon after the original Dragon Quest, Square Enix will also release Dragon Quest II and Dragon Quest III for iOS and Android in the West.