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D4′s SWERY On How To Make Strange, Memorable Characters

By Chris . June 4, 2015 . 1:07pm

Siliconera speaks to cult game director Hidetaka “SWERY” Suehiro about the PC port of his latest game D4: Dark Dreams Don’t Die and how to he goes about creating his peculiar worlds.

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Understanding The 2D Psychological Horror Of Jesse Makkonen

By Chris . June 3, 2015 . 5:01pm

Siliconera talks to Finnish game developer Jesse Makkonen to find out what we can expect from his upcoming psychological horror game The Human Gallery, and also where he his interest in such dark material comes from.

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People Are Still Making Games Using The King’s Field Development Tools

By Chris . May 22, 2015 . 12:32pm

Moonlit Corpse is a group project that is using the exquisite corpse technique to produce a strange King’s Field-like game.

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Going Weird And Wild With 3D Platformer Spooky Poo’s Happy Hell

By Chris . May 17, 2015 . 12:28pm

Spooky Poo’s Happy Hell is an “occultoon” 3D platformer that its creator tells Siliconera is reaction against the formalism of Nintendo.

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Why The Pixel Piracy Developer Apologized To Its Community, And How It Bounced Back

By Chris . May 15, 2015 . 3:29pm

The producer of popular open world sandbox piracy sim Pixel Piracy talks to Siliconera about apologizing to the community and what the studio is working on next.

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Reviving And Expanding The Original Digimon World Game

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

Digimon World Project Ark is a free-fan made game that aims to revive and expand upon the original Digimon World game. Siliconera speaks to the creators to find out more.

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Danganronpa Writer Talks About Plot Twists And How To Make A Memorable Villain

By Spencer . May 8, 2015 . 2:05am

Danganronpa writer Kodaka Kazutaka spoke to Siliconera about the twists and turns in Danganronpa 2: Goodbye Despair. Since we talk about plot details this interview has *MAJOR* spoilers for the entire series.

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Subterrestrial Creator On The Value Of Normalizing Plus-Sized Characters In Games

By Chris . May 6, 2015 . 2:01pm

Comic book creator and game developer Tristan Barona talks about incorporating different types of characters into his fantasy world.

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How BlazBlue: Chrono Phantasm Extend Extends The Storyline For The Series

By Spencer . May 4, 2015 . 2:45am

Mori-san spoke about the new scenarios in BlazBlue: Chrono Phantasm Extend, adding Celica A. Mercury as a playable character, and about BlazBlue: Battle Cards.

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Meet The Two Space Engineers Making An Arcade Shmup In Their Spare Time

By Chris . May 1, 2015 . 5:26pm

David Jimenez and Alejandro Santiago are space engineers by day, indie game developers by night, making a game that brings back their childhood memories in arcades.

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Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate Director On The Least Used Weapons, Drop Rates, And More

By Ishaan . May 1, 2015 . 1:03pm

Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate executive director Kaname Fujioka talks drop rates, the Tetsuya Nomura armour, which weapons are used the least, and more.

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The Art Of Making A Square Come Alive: Behind The Scenes Of HAL Laboratory’s BOXBOY!

By Spencer . May 1, 2015 . 3:00am

In this interview, HAL Laboratory director Yasuhiro Mukae talks about creating Qbby, how to design a puzzle game, and reveals one concept for BOXBOY! had a character from planet Pop Star in it too.

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Melancholy Republic Gets A Second Chance To Deliver A “Heartbreaking” JRPG-Style Story

By Chris . April 30, 2015 . 12:26pm

The creative director of Melancholy Republic talks about Kickstarter woes and trying to create an homage to classic JRPG cities.

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The Developer Of Forgotten Memories Talks About What Makes A Survival Horror Game

By Chris . April 24, 2015 . 5:27pm

Guy Cihi is known for being the voice actor of James Sunderland in Silent Hill 2. Now, he’s working on his next voice acting role in upcoming old-school survival horror game Forgotten Memories.

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Adapting Kaiji’s High Risk Gambling Into An Online Multiplayer Game

By Chris . April 22, 2015 . 5:28pm

The creator of Restricted-RPS talks about how he adapted the gambling game played in the manga Kaiji to an online multiplayer format.