Konami has released their complete lineup for games being shown at the Tokyo Game Show in just under two weeks.
castlevania for Wii where you really can whoop some bone a$$ but nice line up allot of games me want!
Konami can take "Winning Eleven-Serie" and put it up their ***. And Japanese publichers are not bias? One single game for the 360 and 3 for the PS3 and non-existant console.
Maybe if all the 360 fans write to Konami and complain about the lack of support, they might be willing to port over the Mahjong game. But seriously, I can't wait for the next-gen play of Mahjong. I wonder if they'll be able to support 60 fps and 1080p with that game...hmmmm, Mahjong, yum.
your damn right bro!!!!!!!!! only good thing outta this is the exclusive pro evo deal!!! but konami have seriously dissapointed me in their lack of support for 360. it seems like capcom are the only true mavericks in japan!!
That's why Sony is so confident they will do well. Japanese developers and publishers will not let the PS3 die. It would be a lost for all of them. That's why they prefer to not make money for the last year and not give support to the 360, instead they rather sell a few copies of their games considering the shortages and no PS3 global launch. I don't want to go as far as wanting the PS3 to die; but I would enjoy seen all these bias developers having to change carriers.
j`aime bien c line up konami.j trouve ca super.Trois jeux ps3 en supporte c la classe.
Because, its not as good as PS3 simple as that :)
If you weren't a sony fanboy; I would ask you for an explanation. But what kind of intelligence explanation would I expect from you. How can a system with 0 consoles in the market make better sales than one with 10 Million? How can you judge a system as better if you never played it nor seen it? Also, note that I'm not saying not giving the PS3 support. But adding games to the 360 until the PS3 launch wouldn't hurt them. Would it? That’s why capcom is making money faster than they made with the PS2 while the others are crossing their fingers hopping the PS3 is successful. But wait... if the 360 gets the support it needs in japan then Sony would die, and they wouldnt want that.
I guess they want to tell people that if you want these games your simply going to have to get a PS3! I don't think that's the right message but it happens all of the time!
You get a 22gb game that looks worse than 5 gigabyte games lol
The Japanese developers probably akin making their brand of games for the 360 to trying to sell a 7 course meal at a football game, when we all know that the football fans just want some hotdogs and beer. Ok, so that wasn't such a good analogy...but you get what I'm saying, right? Why develop a game with a certain style (good/weird/quirky story that is a bit heavy on the melodrama) to a bunch of gamers that proved in the last generation of Xbox, only wanted FPS', sports games, and the ultra-violent sandbox games. It sounds to me as though they are simply making a good business decision/strategy. McDonalds isn't ever going to come out with a USDA Prime steak just as Japan will never produce a SUV the size of a Hummer. You have to sell to your core audience/consumer.
I agree with you 90%. but then again, the japanese market is sinking and whats left of it wants the wii. USA, Europe and the world are getting stronger. The XBox 360 seems to be the console of choice in the world (but Japan). What does that tell you about their good business decision/strategy? Are we saying that Metal Gear Solid wouldn't sell well in the 360? If MGS4 would be multi-platform... which console would sell more copies this christmass?
"The XBox 360 seems to be the console of choice in the world (but Japan)." Actually pound for pound it's either PS2 or DS lite that is the the choice consoles/handhelds and the numbers prove that.
The Japanese gaming market is definitely not sinking. I would say it is shifting, but in no ways sinking. The only problem the Japanese developers have run into, is the loss of sales to used games (money they will never see). Used games in the U.S. will run $5 cheaper for the first couple months of its release, then drop to $10 off by its 3rd month and so on. Whilst in Japan, the same discounts are applied within a matter of weeks. That may be due to several different factors: the quality of the games, the initial expense of the games (Japan's long economic slump), the lack of time (for both employeed and students), or all of the above. Japanese developers, I feel, also need to take more chances on some more adult-themed games (violence and sex does sell well over there too) without fearing the backlash of critism they would undoubtedly receive when a sort of Colombine situation comes up. The Japanese are so easliy swayed and influenced (group mentality) that once a serial killer is on the loose, copycats emerge from all over the country. Group suicides is another example. On a side note, when I was last in Japan (last November), the arcade scene was still hugely popular amongst the young and not so young. Hell, it's still a happening place to take your date....which was really weird...but hey, anywhere they serve liquor is a good place to take your date. Arcades and alcohol, I must say is a good combination. Oh yeah, there are a lot of cute gamer girls over there too.
Why invest millions of dollars into a platform that doesn't have a very big consumer base (and a non-existant one in Japan) and isn't selling at a fast enough pace. PS2, DSlite, and PS3 are the obvious platforms to create titles for. Japanese developers are definitely giving the 360 a chance, but they haven't been getting much out of it. Capcom might buck this trend with Lost Planet and the high sales of Dead Rising in the U.S., but...it doesn't seem they can rely on the Japanese 360 market at all. Even DOA didn't boost console sales over there. It's not that they hate American products (they seem to like plenty of american-brand electronics and clothes and whatnot); it's just that they don't see the 360 as a worthy investment, especially after the Xbox1 debacle. Too bad for Microsoft considering how blatant they've been with their attempts to win the hearts and wallets of the Japanese. I guess it's kind of like dating. The harder you try to force an audience to like you, the less they pay attention.
about that dating analogy...not that I would personally know anything about that kind of situation....but there's this kid that I know....his name's Billy, and it's so pathetic...haha....
wow, get a life
its supose to get better IF you make more games on it, if you dont support it then ofcourse there will be no "fan's"
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