A Pixelated View takes a look at why Japanese developers have lost so much of their market share, and what they can do to restore their damaged reputations.
I've never lost faith in the Japanese game industry, but I have lost faith in some Japanese developers. * cough crapcom cough ,square enix *cough*
When I read this article, the games that popped out in my mind was FF15 and Metal Gear Solid 5
Stop making games that are convoluted.
Nice article, I agree with it.
Stop trying to appeal to us by making westernized crap that no one wants and make those cool japanese games you used to make that everyone wanted to play. Oh and market the hell out of them, I'm talking long tv commercials, ads, giant banners, etc not just some stupid youtube teaser trailer that people will forget in 30 seconds.
I completely agree. Two of the best Japanese gaming companies out there, Capcom and Square Enix, have turned to making westernized garbage that has no depth, no story, and repetitive gameplay. Capcom did it to games like Resident Evil and Devil May Cry and Square did it when they released game like Thief and Murdered Soul Suspect. There are some Japanese developers that still make Jrpgs like Compile Heart and Idea Factory, but Japanese developers aren't able to get their games published in the west for soem strange reason. The games are selling on the PS3 aren't they?
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