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Panzer Dragoon Creator On Bringing Xbox One To Japan And Phantom Dust

By Spencer . November 14, 2013 . 3:15am

“Microsoft owns the IP, so if Microsoft would say they want to do it, I’m ready to jump on board immediately. I’ve already got ideas for a sequel in mind,” Yukio Futatsugi said to Siliconera.

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Final Fantasy X’s Original Idea And Other Reflections From Yoshinori Kitase

By Spencer . November 8, 2013 . 5:30pm

Yoshinori Kitase also explains why Final Fantasy X|X-2 HD Reamster took so long to develop and why they chose to add a radio drama an epilogue to Final Fantasy X-2.

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Mages Producer Masaki Sakari On All Things Phantom Breaker

By Kris . October 29, 2013 . 2:03pm

Recently, Siliconera got a chance to have a brief chat with Mages producer Masaki Sakari about all things Phantom Breaker and what exactly is going on with the fighting game part of the franchise.

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The Tales Team Simply Doesn’t Have Enough Staff To Localize Every Game

By Cheng Kai . October 25, 2013 . 5:19pm

In our exclusive interview with Tales series producer Hideo Baba, we asked the venerable producer on his thoughts on remaking past Tales games, selecting titles to localize, and expanding the series into smartphone territory.

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Puzzle & Dragons Beats Forecast In The West, 3DS Version Planned From The Start

By Kris . October 23, 2013 . 6:05pm

Siliconera also inquired about other games like bringing Akiba’s Trip 2 overseas and what’s going on with the PS3 version of Ragnarok Odyssey Ace.

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Unraveling The Mystery Of Lily Bergamo

By Kris . October 18, 2013 . 6:21pm

“The keywords would be a very unique world concept, online features, and smartphone compatibility. Those three things are the main concept.”

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What’s The Difference Between Making Final Fantasy Now And 20 Years Ago?

By Matt . October 18, 2013 . 3:17am

That’s the question Siliconera asked Takashi Tokita who has been working with the Final Fantasy series starting with FFIII and FFIV. We also talked to Tokita about the 3D remake of Final Fantasy IV: The After Years and one of his unlocalized RPGs, Live A Live.

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Kara no Shoujo 2 Developer Has No Interest In Making “Happy” Games

By Ishaan and Laura . October 14, 2013 . 6:02pm

Kara no Shoujo 2 artist Miki Sugina says Innocent Grey have no intention of creating happier games in a market already flooded with “moe games and happy stories”.

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Tales Producer Hideo Baba Explains Why They Register So Many Tales Trademarks

By Cheng Kai . October 14, 2013 . 2:33am

Tales Of producer Hideo Baba explains why they register so many Tales trademarks and how one Tales name ended up unused because it was the name of a company in Canada.

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Drakengard 3 Connects To Nier, Will Have A Balance Between Darkness And Humor

By Matt . October 11, 2013 . 11:10pm

“We have a good balance of darkness and humor… there’s actually a good bit of the former, in the in-game dialogue for example. We don’t want to turn it into a completely dark story,” said producer Takamasa Shiba.

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Disgaea 5 Is In Development, Nippon Ichi Plans To Broaden Disgaea’s Appeal

By Kris . October 4, 2013 . 5:19pm

With Disgaea D2: A Brighter Darkness and The Witch and the Hundred Knight finally complete, Siliconera caught up with Nippon Ichi Software president Souhei Niikawa to find out about the company’s future titles starting with Criminal Girls for Vita.

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Dead Rising 3 Details On DR1 Connections, Overtime Mode, And Microsoft Crossover Items(?)

By Ka Yu . September 27, 2013 . 6:09pm

Dead Rising 3 is a standalone story about an everyday guy trying to escape a zombie outbreak, but Capcom Vancouver also added in connections that go all the way back to Dead Rising 1.

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Danganronpa Was Inspired By The Saw Films, Another Episode Will Be "Unique"

By Kris . September 26, 2013 . 5:32pm

Danganronpa: Trigger Happy Havoc is kind of like Phoenix Wright, but rapid fire and set in a high school. Hope’s Peak Academy isn’t an ordinary high school though, students here are trying to get away with murder.

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Dead Rising 3′s Lazy Video Game Playing Psychopath, Sloth, Revealed

By Spencer . September 25, 2013 . 4:05am

Siliconera can exclusively reveal Sloth, a psychopath in Dead Rising 3 who is too busy playing video games and watching movies to care about the zombie outbreak.

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Why Did Makoto Asada Leave Cave For Phantom Breaker Developer Mages?

By Kris . September 20, 2013 . 6:00pm

“Cave had announced that they were going to take a break from consoles and stuff that goes directly to the consumer, and that’s really what I enjoy about what I do,” Asada explained to Siliconera.

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Creating Farewell Umihara Kawase, The Game With A Rubber Fishing Line

By Spencer . September 16, 2013 . 5:50pm

Umihara Kawase was platformer developed by a small team in Japan with a simple concept of getting to a door. Siliconera spoke to the creator Umihara Kawase to talk about the Nintendo 3DS game.

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