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Konami's Wii Wizard: An Interview With Shingo Mukaitoge

Gamasutra recently had a chance to sit down with Mukaitoge for an exclusive in-depth interview about how he got his start in the video game business, the development of Dewy, how the ideas for those two original Wii games formed, and what the future has in store for his team.

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ChickeyCantor3396d ago (Edited 3396d ago )

"It seems that Elebits is slightly more popular in the U.S. than in Japan. Do you have any idea why that might be?

SM: Well I've found that mysterious myself, as well, but the Japanese market tends to purchase games that already have previous versions, like franchise games, instead of original ones. Maybe that is one of the reasons. It's not a good thing though...
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Interesting this explains allot, the japanese demographic is just more secure about familiar franchise.
maybe thats why Nintendo keeps using the Same characters.

although Wii-fit did go sky rocket.

"SM: I would say Elebits was one of the goals that I've been striving for. But also, the thing I wanted to do from the beginning... how shall I say. I personally love Zelda, and I want to make an RPG that is much better than it. "

Ey konami Bring it on!!!

wiizy3396d ago

good interview. and it sounds like that original game will come out for the wii.