Koei games tend to have a bad reputation in the West. "Dynasty Warriors version x is too similar to previous games," is a typical complaint, right up there with "Romance of the Three Kingdoms is too complex to be any fun."
Saturday, August 28, 2010
Friday, August 27, 2010
UK games magazine, Megaton, and BAFTA have announced an initiative that really needs to be emulated down here.
Thursday, August 26, 2010
Reverb Communications, Trendy Entertainment and cdv Software Entertainment team up for Dungeon Defenders
In interesting-looking mix of MMO and tower defence title is coming to the PlayStation and Xbox (and PC) digital download platforms.
Wednesday, August 25, 2010
Head of new Aussie start-up developer, Play This! Studios, David MacMinn, has long experience in the games industry, but his new venture – to build up a local developer, is a whole new experience entirely. He speaks to Matthew Sainsbury about his decision to start up a new developer, and some of the challenges in the local market.
Tuesday, August 24, 2010
Experts have claimed that an entirely digital distribution driven market is inevitable, although still a ways off yet.
Rising Star Games has found a quirky new set of Japanese niche titles to bring to western markets in the DSiWare GO series.
Monday, August 23, 2010
Sunday, August 22, 2010
In celebration of the release of Metroid: Other M, Nintendo of Australia invited a number of competition winners and media to an evening launch event.
While digital downloadbale content may be the future (or at least, a large part of it) of the videogame industry, it's also a delivery method that's difficult to service RPG fans with.