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Dimps Talks About Developing Dragon Ball Xenoverse

By Spencer . July 2, 2014 . 5:25pm

Siliconera spoke with Bandai Namco games producer Masayuki Hirano and Masahiro Kashino to talk about developing Dragon Ball Xenoverse and discuss fighting game mechanics.

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Senran Kagura Producer On Fan Service And Why A Dude Is In Senran Kagura 2

By Spencer . June 27, 2014 . 3:57am

Siliconera spoke with Senran Kagura producer Kenichiro Takaki about his breakout beat ‘em up series. We talked about Senran Kagura 2, his thoughts about fan service, and if we’ll ever get another Half-Minute Hero game.

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How CD Projekt Red Are Making The Witcher III’s Open World Incredibly Detailed

By Robert . June 26, 2014 . 5:30pm

“You can literally load up The Witcher III, sit back, and just watch the world go on without you,” says senior environment artist Jonas Mattson.

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On Lies And Puzzles: An Exogenesis Interview

By Eugene . June 25, 2014 . 12:31pm

Siliconera recently caught up with Kwan, the developers behind upcoming Kickstarter Exogenesis, a visual novel inspired in part by Ace Attorney and Virtue’s Last Reward.

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Bermuda Developers Talk Art Style And Why They Chose Famous Voice-Actors

By Eugene . June 24, 2014 . 2:02pm

Indie visual novel Bermuda spans six chapters, involving disappearances inside the Bermuda Triangle, and it’s a little more interactive than your typical visual novel.

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Suikoden Creator Yoshitaka Murayama Working On A New Project Targeted At The West

By Eugene . June 23, 2014 . 9:59am

“We’ve only just launched the project very recently,” says Murayama.

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How Lily Bergamo Turned Into Let It Die

By Spencer . June 20, 2014 . 3:30pm

“It’s not going to be obvious to players, but there are a lot of assets and visuals reused from Lily Bergamo in Let It Die. So, it’s not like we scrapped it completely. Let It Die is an evolution of Lily Bergamo,” said Goichi Suda to Siliconera.

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Studio Trigger’s CEO Wants To Take Risks, Enable Creative Freedom

By Ishaan . June 18, 2014 . 5:59pm

Anime production studio Trigger will continue to focus on being an entity that “can’t be predicted,” says CEO Masahiko Otsuka.

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Let It Die’s Core Concept Explained In A Suda51 Doodle

By Spencer . June 12, 2014 . 3:40am

Siliconera met with Grasshopper Manufacture CEO Goichi Suda to talk about Let It Die, an upcoming PlayStation 4 game and the first title developed with GungHo Online Entertainment.

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Kero Blaster Developer Daisuke “Pixel” Amaya On How The Game Was Made

By Ethan . June 8, 2014 . 9:30am

Daisuke “Pixel” Amaya was one of the first indie developers to make waves when he released Cave Story, and he recently spoke to us about the recently released Kero Blaster.

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Why Are Tough Games Like Dark Souls And 1001 Spikes Rising In Popularity?

By Spencer . June 4, 2014 . 3:15am

Samu Wosada creator of the trap filled platfomer 1001 Spikes talks about the rising appeal of tough games and thinks we’re on the cusp of a revolution where game designers are focusing more on gameplay instead of story or graphics.

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All About Creating Sonic Boom: Rise Of Lyric With Big Red Button

By Spencer . June 3, 2014 . 3:02am

Siliconera spoke to Bob Rafei, CEO of Big Red Button, about Sonic Team’s reaction to the Wii U game, running in 3D space, and how Eggman fits in alongside a new villain.

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We Investigate Square Enix’s Ghostly Mystery Game, Murdered: Soul Suspect

By Spencer . May 30, 2014 . 4:05am

Just a week away from release, Siliconera caught up with Airtight Games to talk about launching a new IP like Murdered: Soul Suspect and the medium Ronan can communicate with.

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Drakengard Had Multiple Endings Because Taro Yoko Was Told There Wouldn’t Be A Sequel

By Spencer . May 29, 2014 . 3:33am

When Taro Yoko, creative director of Drakengard 3, made the original PlayStation 2 game that started the series, he was told it would be a one-off game.

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How To Adapt A Japanese Game With English Voiceovers

By Spencer . May 26, 2014 . 2:50am

Siliconera had a casual conversation with Taliesin Jaffe, the voice director of Akiba’s Trip: Undead & Undressed, where he talked about the differences when directing voiceovers for a Japanese game and a Western one.