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Interview with Final Fantasy Director Yoshinori Kitase and Art Director Yusuke Naora

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We recently took a field trip to Gallery Nucleus in Southern California for the Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD Remaster art gallery and on display were several pieces of game-related art which included concept art, screenshots, and a live painting of Yuna and Tidus. During the event, Director Yoshinori Kitase and Art Director Yusuke Naora were in attendance to answer several questions from the …

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[Quick Questions] King of Fighters XIII

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When gamers think of Atlus, they’re likely to think of their trademark RPG franchises like the Shin Megami Tensei series. However, they took a chance and published somewhat niche fighting game The King of Fighters XIII in the US. Without a doubt, hardcore fighting gamers must have been worried about how the project would be handled. We couldn’t help but want to …

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[Quick Questions] Giant Atari Joystick – Artist Jason Torchinsky

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While at the Super iam8bit show, many pieces caught our eye. However, the most iconic piece of hardware was there in 15:1 scale form and caught everyone’s eye. Jason Torchinsky had constructed a gigantic, working model of the Atari 2600 joystick and displayed it at the show. Anyone who’s been there already would have undoubtedly seen and been awed by …

Davis Fan[Quick Questions] Giant Atari Joystick – Artist Jason Torchinsky
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[Quick Questions] Cave Story 3D – Producer Jack Niida

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While a relatively unknown game, Cave Story has been making a splash amongst fans of indie games for some time already for its old school roots, which shine through the simple, yet difficult gameplay. Earlier this year, NIS America has announced that the game will be making its 3D debut on the 3DS later this year. Curious about the game and …

Davis Fan[Quick Questions] Cave Story 3D – Producer Jack Niida
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[Quick Questions] Booth Girl World – Ashleigh Olivas

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Some refer to them as the tools of a tiresome marketing stratagem. Others say they diminish the earnest gravity of the gaming industry. Everyone else quickly assume that they have it easy. Whatever your views may be regarding booth girls, none of the above universally applies as truth. While at this year’s E3, I ran into one of many who …

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[Quick Questions] Record of Agarest War Zero – Public Relations Coordinator James Xie

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While packed with sex appeal, the Record of Agarest War series has definitely been making the rounds as a legit and quality strategy RPG as well. With the latest release, Record of Agarest War Zero, the series has already garnered a good following in the states. To tell us a bit more about the game series, PR coordinator James Xie of Aksys …

Davis Fan[Quick Questions] Record of Agarest War Zero – Public Relations Coordinator James Xie
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[Quick Questions] Ninja Gaiden 3 – Team NINJA Leader Yosuke Hayashi

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Ever since its teaser trailer leading up to E3, Ninja Gaiden 3 has been making some buzz about how the game will turn out and what fans can expect. After all, the game boasts a rich pedigree leading all the way back to the original Nintendo Entertainment System. With Ninja Gaiden 3, Tomonobu Itagaki will no longer lead the project as …

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[Quick Questions] Earth Defense Force: Insect Armageddon – Senior Producer Brian Etheridge

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A long running series in Japan, the Earth Defense Force series made its debut in the US with D3Publisher’s Earth Defense Force 2017 on the Xbox 360 in 2007. Just last week, it’s insect-blasting sequel hit both the Xbox 360 and Playstation 3. To find out more about it, we ask senior producer Brian Etheridge a couple of Quick Questions. …

Davis Fan[Quick Questions] Earth Defense Force: Insect Armageddon – Senior Producer Brian Etheridge
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[Quick Questions] Cooking Mama 4: Kitchen Magic – Producer Joe McHale

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Already on its fourth iteration, the Cooking Mama franchise is still going strong. Although it has already spawned other recreational activities for Mama, such as camping, it seems that we’ll be joining her for at least one more adventure in the kitchen in Cooking Mama 4: Kitchen Magic. This time, since the game will be on the 3DS, Mama will have …

Davis Fan[Quick Questions] Cooking Mama 4: Kitchen Magic – Producer Joe McHale

[Quick Questions] Pokédex 3D – Project Market Coordinator Joel Simon

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Recently released with the Nintendo eShop on the Nintendo 3DS, Pokédex 3D is already making a splash amongst Pokémon fans with its expansive database of Pokémon from the Unova region. Players can view all their favorite Pokémon, given that they were lucky enough to have it in their own Pokédex or have a friend who can give it to them, and even take pictures with …

Davis Fan[Quick Questions] Pokédex 3D – Project Market Coordinator Joel Simon