After 2 years of development, pre-production, and back-room meetings, Studio Happy Chicken has finally inked deals with major Japanese game companies allowing for their classic games to appear on the upcoming retro gaming show Game Girls Go!
Instead of seeking traditional funding for the DVD/ Blu-ray/ On Demand release, Happy Chicken has chosen to go the crowdfunding route in an attempt to show western interest in Japanese retro gaming.
"One of the things we heard over and over again when negotiating rights," Happy Chicken Chief Charlie Maib explained, "was that these developers believed that the project would fail because there was a lack of interest in retro Japanese games in America, beyond a few choice titles."
Although support for the project in outside of Japan has been slow in coming, Happy Chicken still has hope.
"Interest has been growing," Mr Maib said, "but the tough part has been getting the word out. We want people to know this isn't some trashy bit of ex...