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  • Blog Post: Japanese RPG Publishers To Watch

    E3 always gives a great glimpse into what publishers have in store for the RPG fan. As I walked the show floor, it was easy to discover which companies are making the genre its bread and butter. Some are focusing on big games, while others are bringing over releases we never thought possible. These are... More
  • Blog Post: Video Interview - Suda 51 Breaks Down Killer Is Dead

    Known for his colorful and eccentric taste in game design, Goichi Suda (better known as Suda 51) has become his own brand in the industry. His work on titles like Killer 7, No More Heroes, and Shadows of the Damned has turned him into a gaming rockstar for his devoted base of fans. While at E3 this year... More
  • Blog Post: Remembering Shadow Hearts

    As I wrote in my Lost RPG Franchises article , the chances of seeing another Shadow Hearts installment are slim-to-none. But every time the series’ December anniversary rolls around (this year is the 11th anniversary), I reminisce about everything it offered role-playing game fans: intriguing,... More
  • Blog Post: Test Chamber – The Last Story

    The Last Story, the latest game from Final Fantasy creator Hironobu Sakaguchi, comes out on August 14. This Japanese role-playing game features a unique action-focus battle system, and a classic fantasy tale involving warring nations, giant monsters, and androgynous dudes. Joe Juba and Dan Ryckert joined... More
  • Blog Post: Behind The Words: The Painful Process Of Translating One Of Japan's Most Verbose Games

    Last month, I discovered The Legend of Heroes series, a long-running JRPG franchise that I only just picked up on with its latest PSP release, Trails in the Sky. These games are notorious for a focus on narrative as evidenced by absurdly long, text-heavy scripts. Curious about the process behind translating... More
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