SEGA producer Keith Dwyer explains PlatinumGames vision behind Vanquish and how the game is unlike other shooters out on the market currently in his interview with the Universal Gaming Database.
UGDB: Many are saying that Vanquish is like a Japanese Halo. Others talked about how the game is focused to fill the gap between the Eastern and Western markets, but still it has the specific Japanese art style. So, what is your truth?
Keith Dwyer I’ve heard just about every comparison you can think of (personally I found “Gears of War meets Virtual On” entertaining). Vanquish’s spot and role within the East/West framework of the game industry depends upon who you ask, I suppose. Certainly everyone involved wants the game to be commercially successful worldwide and the game has the potential to fill the gap between East and West in terms of gamer satisfaction.