Microsoft's TGS lineup has been finalized. About a dozen titles will be playable at the expo.
That's not a very impressive list for the Tokoyo Game Show... They should have some Japanese style games
It's not even a full list, article is misleading. That said MS has already shown it has quite a few western style games coming. It is common practice to only announce known titles prjor to an event. http://www.dualshockers.com...
that's a garbage list of games for japanese market.. when will they learn from their mistakes?? they are doomed just like always with a lineup like this one. @nicksetzer1: 32 games unnanounced? Xbox aren't holding a press conference this year so when will they announce these 32 games?
Nicksetzer, quick question. Can you explain this to me? "It's not even a full list, article is misleading. That said MS has already shown it has quite a few western style games coming. It is common practice to only announce known titles prjor to an event. http://www.dualshockers.com... " This is a list of games "playable" at the expo. Your argument is without basis. Your link leads to a list of devs working on Xbox (not exclusively). What the hell provoked that response?
abz: it will announce when MS deems it is ready and not on your whim or demand.
Its a list of playable games on the show floor which will be available in japan when x1 launches ...
@lost "Microsoft's TGS lineup has been finalized." To which I said I highly doubt they would announce everything prior to the show. Try reading the article next time. Also, I don't where you get the idea I said they were all exclusive, you do realize his list of playable games are not ALL exclusive either right?....
With this Microsoft will never win the Japanese market. That's quite a crappie lineup... unless they have some surprises to show.
so far this gen looks like worst for Japan. I dont know what Ill do if there will be no more decent JRPGS.
How can they show japanese style games when they havnt made one yet. Scalebound is still in development. Also it makes sense they show some of their older games exclusives due to them barely launching in japan next month.
Anything JP-only supposedly will be shown on the event floor. Meaning with Nintendo a usual no-show, TGS will be Sony's to lose if they get cocky.
Thought MS said they weren't going?
yeah i read that somewhere as well
That was confirmation of them not doing a conference
Never said that. They said they wouldn't have a keynote but would be in attendance
Not having a keynote is not a great way to launch the XB1 in Japan. MS needs to build hype and excitement if they want to have any hope in Japan. Just having playable games on the show floor is not going to get them press coverage. Announcing new games that appeal to the Japanese market would get them press coverage.
@harris Dont bother man its clear they have officially accepted the fact they will never penetrate Japan (no pun intended).
Thought MS said they weren't going? Or are they just showing off a few games? Woops double post
They're just not doing a conference.
You guys talk about the Japanese like theyre not human. If you said "They should show games that appeal to black people" you would be called racist.
as if Japanese people cant have different interest in the games they play
By and large, the tastes of the Japanese gaming market differ from those here in the West. Therefore, generally speaking, you can't push the same games there as here. Why else do you think the list of games that are top sellers there often have no remote equivalent here? By the way, your analogy is beyond stupid. Black people, generally, play the same games as everybody else in America. Being black, I think I should know. Or, just not being ridiculous helps.
I guess he think Y'all only play madden.
If the conference was in a country full of black people I am sure they would have said that... Japan has certain tastes and this is indisputable. Take your PC crap somewhere else.
I am half Japanese, so I think I can speak for myself thankyou.
@Clown, Huge differance between generalizing people based on their region vs on their skin color. If someone referred to Japanese gamers as "yellow" people it would be the same as "black" people which is incredibly racist since you would be under the impression gaming habits are based on the color of your skin. Saying Japanese gamers taste is different than Western gamers is pretty acurate since gaming habits can differ based on cultural differances. It's not saying Japanese gamers can't like Western games and Western gamers not like Japanese games, it's simply a referance to cultural differances. Madden is probably less popular in Japan and in the U.S. buying Dream Club 0 would probably get you an ass kicking. Obviously there are exceptions like Pokemon, but you get the point.
However racist it may sound japanese most definitely have their own prejudice taste in games. And if Microsoft wants to make any progress in winning them over they will not be flaunting online shooters at a Japanese conference.
Japanese tastes in games has nothing to do with prejudice. It has more to do with the fact that western games tend to suck. I could go down the list and get a bunch of disagrees, but I won't. I'll just cite a few GOOD games that have benn met with a decent reception in Japan: Infamous Second Son, The Last Of Us Remastered which debuted at number 2 when it was released in Japan. Only sold 30,000 copies though, but to put things in perspective, the number one game only sold 77,000 copies on the 3DS. The point is that Japanese gamers do play western games. Japanese gamers just don't play western games that suck.
No, European gamers have different tastes to American gamers. It is not racist just fact.
At least they should all be playable.
I love how many Japanese people are getting offended on this website. Oh no, most likely NOT Japanese, but not interested in TGS and only commenting just to moan about a plastic box.
Let MS do there thing. You guys act like Sony is doing amazing over there in their home country.
*their. And no, no one is acting like Sony is doing amazing in Japan. Stop trying so damn hard. And yes, it is highly unlikely that the xbox one will beat or even match the ps4 in japan.
Scalebound will be big in japan. Platinum games has wide renown with Japanese gamers
Unfortunately the console itself my not be.
Along side the PS4 and consoles in general in Japan.
lol no, it wont microsoft have tried making jrpg in the past and they still sold like crap.
This lineup plus no keynote = poor exposure for games that do get newly announced there.
u guys just wait. halo MCC is going to blow up in japan. -_-
Like japan care about gaylo
Why are they bothering to launch in Japan again?
I don't know, but I'm all for it. We need it to be officially launched in as many markets as possible, so people can stop using that as an excuse for its lackluster sales.
Pretty much the same games they showed at E3 of last year and Gamescom of this year. Im sure they will also show some nice multiplats in between.
That's not a very impressive list for the Japanese gamer, probably will not move the needle much regarding sales.
That isn't a good Japanese orientated line up. First they were not doing a conference and now this. If you going to go for the market they need to try. This is not trying and if Microsoft is serious about targeting an Asian audience they need to step their game up
Microsoft needs to give up Japan already.
I'm looking foward for more details of D4 and Ori. Looks like Scalebound wil not be there, sadly.
that is a piss poor line up...I thought there line up for E3 and Gamescom was better then that.. they need to look at having a game or games that will appeal to the market they area going to... I think they know that they are never going to win there since. Japanese gamers are some of the brightest gaming consumers in the world... They don;t buy crap...
Theres a TGS MS gaming lineup ?
Ryse: Son of Rome... these remastered editions are getting silly now...
I only see Ori making any waves in that line-up...!
They really should have left out games that were poorly received in the west. The weaker games only makes the Xbox One look weaker. Show the best and only the best. Make your product shine and stop worrying about selling software.
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