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Square Enix On Their Vision For Their Online Legacy of Kain Shooter Nosgoth

By Spencer . March 1, 2014 . 5:00pm

Siliconera caught up with Bill Beachem, Designer Director at Square Enix, to ask him a few questions about Nosgoth and the development team’s vision for the game.

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Lightning’s Story Is Truly Over, But She May Be A Guest In A Future Final Fantasy

By Cheng Kai . February 14, 2014 . 5:30pm

Siliconera spoke to Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII director Motomu Toriyama to ask him what he thought about the Western reviews and to talk about the game’s ending.

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All About Idea Factory International And Why They Are Publishing Monster Monpiece

By Spencer . February 6, 2014 . 5:30pm

Idea Factory established a base in the West and former NIS America president Haru Akenaga is leading the division. However, since other publishers are releasing games from the Neptunia and Hakuoki series where does that leave Idea Factory International?

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Keiji Inafune Explains Why Soul Sacrifice Delta Has Grimm’s Fairy Tales

By Cheng Kai . January 29, 2014 . 1:15am

Keiji Inafune and Teruyuki Toriyama shared with us the reasons behind the fairy tale motifs behind Soul Sacrifice Delta’s story and monsters, what Inafune’s favourite mythical story is, and the changes they’re making to the game.

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Freedom Wars Interview On The Game’s World

By Cheng Kai . January 27, 2014 . 5:25pm

At the Taipei Game Show, Siliconera caught up with designer Toshiyuki Yasui and Sony Computer Entertainment producer Junichi Yoshizawa to discuss Freedom Wars.

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How NIS America Localized Danganronpa: Trigger Happy Havoc

By Spencer . January 24, 2014 . 5:30pm

Siliconera spoke with NIS America and asked about how they localized Danganronpa and about the new School Life mode.

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3D Streets of Rage: Converting Faux 3D To Real 3D

By Ishaan . December 21, 2013 . 5:30pm

3D Streets of Rage marks the end of first series in Sega’s 3D Remaster Project. Find out how Sega brought the game over to Nintendo 3DS.

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Ninja Developers Explain How They Remade Shinobi III In 3D

By Ishaan . December 17, 2013 . 9:30am

Sega had to redo graphics by hand to convert Shinobi III into 3D. They also included the secret six-button mode for the game, and the ability to choose between two display modes.

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The Namco High Interview We Never Expected, Because Who Imagined This?

By Spencer . December 16, 2013 . 6:34pm

Namco High is, without a doubt, the wackiest game we’ve seen all year. Who would have ever guessed there would be a dating sim with a Taiko: Drum Master drum, Lolo from Klonoa, and the… Galaga ship.

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Aksys On Bringing Sorcery Saga: Curse of the Great Curry God Sweet To The West

By Spencer . December 14, 2013 . 5:30pm

“While I’m all for punditry, a lot of the humor is situational where you take an ensemble cast, mix them together, and the humor comes from misunderstandings and personality clashes. It’s sort of like a more cynical version of Friends.”

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Aeria Games On Anime MMO Aura Kingdom And Bringing Scarlet Blade Overseas

By Robert . December 13, 2013 . 1:00pm

Siliconera recently had a chance to catch up with Aeria to find out how their next major title, Aura Kingdom, is shaping up, and what makes it different from their past projects.

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3D Galaxy Force II – "It’s Not Going To Run!"

By Ishaan . December 12, 2013 . 9:34am

3D Galaxy Force II is the most ambitious 3D Remaster Project yet. Find out the hurdles Sega and M2 had to go through, in order to get the game running… with improved graphics.

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3D Ecco the Dolphin Has Rebalanced Difficulty And Two Versions In One

By Ishaan . December 10, 2013 . 9:00am

Ecco the Dolphin had different content in Japan and the west. This was one of many problems Sega encountered will attempting to turn the game into a 3D Classic for the Nintendo 3DS.

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Making A 3D Classic Takes About A Year. Sega Talks 3D Altered Beast.

By Ishaan . December 5, 2013 . 9:00am

Development of 3D Space Harrier took a year-and-a-half. 3D Super Hang-On took a year. Now, SEGA discuss the development of 3D Altered Beast, out today on Nintendo 3DS.

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Emulating MegaDrive On 3DS Isn’t Easy – Enter 3D Sonic the Hedgehog!

By Ishaan . December 3, 2013 . 12:31pm

Emulating Sega MegaDrive games on the Nintendo 3DS isn’t as easy as it sounds. This is how the 3D Remaster Project came about.

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On Making Mega Man And Mighty No. 9 Music

By Spencer . November 29, 2013 . 6:00pm

I look at the character, as well as the game in motion, and then compose the song. For Mighty No. 9, which I recently made, all I had was a picture of the character. Some keywords that helped me imagine the game were “near future” and “nostalgia.”

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