GMG writes: "Let’s think a little about the concept of a ‘global game’. It’s an innocuous enough idea if viewed through the lens of pseudo-marketing, but anybody who’s so much as glimpsed the Orange Box and Pokemon Black side by side at CEX will appreciate just what a conundrum cross-cultural entertainment really represents.
Want it in a very dodgy nutshell? This is Cloud Strife, who passes for the ultimate in manly videogame attainment in the Japanosphere, and this is Marcus Fenix, who passes for the ultimate in manly videogame attainment in USAland. Now imagine a title that stars both. Gadzooks."