Post 135770

Atsushi Inaba’s Favorite Anarchy Reigns Character Is…

By Spencer . June 10, 2011 . 1:34pm

Anarchy Reigns, Platinum Games upcoming multiplayer brawler, has so many different characters ranging from Madworld survivor Jack to a guy with Tesla coil arms. Who is Atsushi Inaba’s favorite character?

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MadWorld Director To Join Shinji Mikami’s Tango Studio

By Ishaan . May 10, 2010 . 2:14pm

Mikami is presently collaborating with PlatinumGames on Vanquish, a third-person shooter to be published by SEGA.

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Subs or Dubs? Which Does Japan Prefer For Western Games

By Spencer . February 22, 2010 . 12:56pm

From April 2007 to December 2009, Spike has been polling website surfers and people who sent in survey cards to get an answer.

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This Week In Sales: Zangeki no Reginleiv Is In For A Dynamic Price Slash

By Ishaan . February 21, 2010 . 1:50pm

Meanwhile, we check up on Love Plus to see how everyone’s favourite girlfriend-sim is holding up.

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Madworld Has Platinum-Like Packaging In Japan

By Spencer . January 27, 2010 . 8:50am

Madworld’s package art looks stylish in the new Wii’s new black boxes.

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MadWorld Director Interested In Sequel

By Ishaan . January 11, 2010 . 1:39pm

MadWorld director expresses interest in making a sequel for Wii.

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MadWorld Chainsaws Into Japan In February 2010

By Spencer . October 30, 2009 . 10:02am

Madworld will be the first 18 and up CERO Z game on the Wii and the third game with that rating to appear on a Nintendo console. Check out the Japanese version and see if you notice any changes.

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Madworld Splattering Its Way Into Japan Without Sega

By Spencer . September 11, 2009 . 11:00am

Spike picked up the publishing rights to Madworld. In addition to developing Kenka Bancho: Badass Rumble, Spike releases a lot of Western titles like Bioshock and Call of Duty 3.

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Market Research Firms Claim Game Reviews Aren’t That Important

By Geoffrey . April 29, 2009 . 10:06am

At the LA Games Conference 2009, industry experts agreed that game reviews from magazines are not nearly as important to potential consumers as other factors. Nick Williams, from the industry research firm OTX GamePlan, gave the example of MadWorld for the Wii.

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An Analysis Of MadWorld’s Marketing

By Ishaan . February 15, 2009 . 1:43pm

Marketing means everything as far as today’s game market is concerned. For better or for worse, no matter how good or bad your game is, chances are it’ll sell if you put the right kind of marketing behind it.…

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Ultraviolent Madworld Not So Violent In Australia

By Spencer . January 19, 2009 . 2:39am

Australia has a stricter video game rating system than us. Games deemed for people 17 or older, our “M” rated titles, need to be toned down for a slightly more family friendly 15+ or older rating. While the MA 15+ rating implies a strong warning it doesn’t allow as much of the ultraviolence as a […]

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Nintendo Not Publishing Any Wii Games Until March

By Spencer . December 17, 2008 . 6:29am

Like Animal Crossing: City Folk? That’s Nintendo’s last first party Wii title until March 2009 when Wii-makes of Mario Power Tennis and Pikmin arrive in stores under the “New Play Control!” label. Meanwhile, Nintendo of Japan spaces out releases so they release at least one game a month, not including “New Play Control” games. The […]

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Inside the development of Sega’s MadWorld

By Spencer . August 1, 2008 . 5:33pm

Out of the three games PlatinumGames announced I was most surprised by MadWorld. The noir style, the brutal controls and the extreme amount of gore aren’t common on the Wii. At E3 I watched a demonstration where I saw some of the gestures, but the presentation was terse so there wasn't much to report. To […]

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Seeing Sega’s MadWorld

By Spencer . July 21, 2008 . 10:56am

MadWorld is set in a violent game show where contestants are rewarded for “creatively” killing the competition. During the demo I didn’t see much creativity. The same street sign through the face deathblow seemed effective enough for Jack to move through the level unscathed. More points were rewarded when Jack skewered other Death Watch players […]

Post 14543

Meet Madworld in March

By Spencer . July 14, 2008 . 11:41pm

The first title from the Sega and Platinum Games partnership has always been Madworld. We’ll see it this March, but gamers in Japan may have to import it. Madworld is currently in confirmed for release in North America and Europe only. No doubt the ultra-violent “creative” killings and decapitations played a role in this decision. […]

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Is Madworld too violent for Japan?

By Spencer . May 16, 2008 . 1:06pm

Madworld is getting quite a bit of positive feedback in North America, but the bloody Wii game may not see a release in Japan where it is being developed. Sega got around to announcing their Platinum Games partnership in Japan and the official article states Madworld is only confirmed for Europe/North America. Regarding Japan, Madworld’s […]

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