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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.

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Crystal Dynamics On Managing Two Different Lara Crofts

By Ishaan . August 29, 2014 . 5:01pm

Crystal Dynamics talks to us about how they strike a balance between the new and old Tomb Raiders in Lara Croft and the Temple of Osiris.

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OniKira: A Lesson In Translating Devil May Cry’s Combat To A 2D Game

By Chris . August 27, 2014 . 6:00pm

Siliconera talks to Digital Furnace Games about the Bayonetta-influenced combat system and twisted world of 2D beat ‘em up OniKira: Demon Killer.

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How Television Changed The X-Tactics Developer’s Approach To Game Development

By Ishaan . August 25, 2014 . 12:33pm

X-Tactics director Robert Gould tells us how Gamkin was founded and how television is influencing the studio’s development process.

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X-Tactics Developer On How The Game Draws Inspiration From Final Fantasy Tactics

By Ishaan . August 19, 2014 . 12:31pm

X-Tactics director Robert Gould on how the game draws inspiration from Valkyria Chronicles and Final Fantasy Tactics.

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Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate Director On Preserving The Cycle Of Monster Hunter

By Ishaan . August 8, 2014 . 5:30pm

Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate director Kaname Fujioka talks about preserving the gameplay cycle of the series while adding in new elements.

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How Hyperdimension Neptunia Re;Birth1′s Story And Localization Changed

By Spencer . August 1, 2014 . 3:45am

In this interview, Siliconera spoke with Hyperdimension Neptunia Re;Birth1 director Shingo Onodera and Idea Factory International CEO Haru Akenaga about the story and localization changes in the Vita version.

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Tetsuya Nomura’s Batman Figurine Came From A Canceled Videogame Project

By Spencer . July 25, 2014 . 2:34am

Tetsuya Nomura talks to Siliconera about the origins of his Variant Play Arts Kai Batman design and why its armor looks similar to the Keyblade Armor in in the Kingdom Hearts series.

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Writing A Visual Novel: Interview With Lucky Dog’s Tennenouji

By Laura . July 21, 2014 . 12:31pm

An interview with Tennenouji, the developer of BL visual novel franchise Lucky Dog.

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Sword Art Online: Hollow Fragment – How New Heroines And Dating Scenes Were Made

By Spencer . July 17, 2014 . 11:30am

Sword Art Online: Hollow Fragment producer Yosuke Futami talks to Siliconera about creating Strea and Philia, two original characters made for the video games plus explains how the team designed a pseudo-MMORPG battle system.

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Dragon Quest Studio ArtePiazza On Original IP, Women In The Workplace And More

By Ishaan . July 14, 2014 . 5:31pm

CEO Shintaro Majima and Planning Director Sachiko Sugimura discuss the studio’s origins, plans for the west, and their hopes for women in the ArtePiazza office.