This is includes Nintendo 3DS games and Marvelous has "several" of those in the pipeline. The only one with a release window is Animal Resort, a quirky zoo simulation game. Marvelous has a minimum budget of 70 million yen ($836,000) for each 3DS title with 150 million yen ($1.8 million) set as the maximum.
Fielding a question about multiplatform PS3/Wii games, a representative from Marvelous said Rune Factory: Oceans was originally just for Wii. After analyzing the market, Marvelous decided to make a PlayStation 3 version too. The respondent didn’t specifically state any other multiplatform plans, but Marvelous will look at the target audience for each specific title.
So far, Harvest Moon: Twins’ Village is their top selling title. Here are shipment figures for the first half of fiscal year 2010.
Harvest Moon: Twin’s Village (NDS) – 168,700
Fate/Extra (PSP) – 104,600
Ikki Tousen Xross Impact (PSP) – 33,500
No More Heroes: Heroes’ Paradise (PS3) – 27,500
No More Heroes: Heroes’ Paradise (Xbox 360) – 21,000
No More Heroes 2: Desperate Struggle which just launched in Japan on October 21 already reached its target by shipping 25,000 units.