Interview: Brian Gray on localizing Gotta Protectors

Brian Gray is a veteran of the localization industry, working on big franchises such as Kingdom Hearts and Fire Emblem, cult favorites like The World Ends with You and Jeanne d’Arc and recent releases like Xenoblade Chronicles X and Azure Striker Gunvolt. We talked with him about his latest project: Gotta Protectors, a 3DS eShop release from composer Yuzo Koshiro’s studio, Ancient.

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Video: Relive the GameCube kiosk experience with Interactive Multi-Game Demo Disc Vol. 13!

GameCube demo discs are magical things. They’re not nearly as common as for other systems, and these ones specifically — the kiosk ones — have a very different feel, designed to grab you from a store display and not run in the comfort of your own home. Today, we’re checking out Interactive Multi-Game Demo Disc Vol. 13, released during the system’s prime!

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Kiniro no Corda: Octave is for the fans

Fanservice games aren’t that unusual a thing. Many dating sims rely on the concept to bring in players, since they are about finding a virtual character to form a relationship with over the course of the adventure. Koei Tecmo’s Ruby Party otome games definitely offer plenty of that. But when it comes to Kiniro no Corda: Octave, the concept heads in a different direction.

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SINoALICE revels in its stories

SINoALICE is a game that always has something to say. It isn’t entirely unexpected, given its platform and genre. This is an RPG, after all, and those place a high priority on the tales they are designed to tell. It is also a mobile affair, and developers seem to understand that there always needs to be something happening to hold peoples’ interests. But the degree to which things are happening here is extraordinary.

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