Video games developed in Japan

Elden Ring Maker Staffing Up For ‘Several’ New Projects

Image: FromSoftware Elden Ring finally released just a few months ago, topping the charts ever since, but FromSoftware doesn’t appear to be slowing down. Tea Dark Souls studio is already hiring for “multiple” new games, and director Hidetaka Miyazaki reports in a new interview that one of them is already close to completion. Earlier today, …

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Sonic 3 Creator Confirms Michael Jackson Write Game’s Music

What a way to break some news, huh? On Twitter, Sonic the Hedgehog creator Yuji Naka said the quiet part out loud: Michael Jackson definitely, totally composed some music for the 1994 Sega Genesis game, Sonic the Hedgehog 3. Unfortunately, Naka followed up the confirmation that this long-running myth is a bonafide fact with a …

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Lewd Fire Emblem Warriors Three Hopes Typo Popular On Amazon

Drawing: Nintendo/Amazon/Kotaku If you, like me, were intrigued by the recent smattering of Fire Emblem Warriors: Three Hopes reviews and went looking for a copy on Amazon, the online retailer probably responded with a funny question: “Did you mean Fire Emblem Warriors: Three Holes?” Thank you for asking, Bezos-mart, but no, I literally didn’t mean …

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Sonic Frontiers Should Look Like Haste: Broken Worlds, Fans Say

When developer Wilhelm Nylund shared a video of the upcoming Haste: Broken Worlds on Twitter earlier this week, it almost immediately blew up. The preview has since garnered almost 1 million views as well as thousands of retweets and likes. Much of the ongoing conversation, however, involves wishing haste‘s speed and momentum could be replicated …

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Dragon’s Dogma Sequel In Development At Capcom

It’s official: Dragon’s Dogma, the cult-classic fantasy RPG, is getting a sequel a decade after its release. Capcom’s Hideaki Itsuno confirmed as much during a livestream tonight, but didn’t share any details besides its name, Dragon’s Dogma IIand a logo. When Dragon’s Dogma first released in 2012 for PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360, it did …

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Sonic Frontiers ‘Open Zone’ Sounds Like Every Open World Game

screenshot: Sega Morio Kishimoto, longtime Sonic Team dev and director of Sonic Frontiersrecently did his best to clarify what Sega means when it hypes up the game’s “open zone” mechanics. But his explanation seems to confirm the phrase is just a trumped-up marketing term rather than some sort of indication that Borders is substantially different …

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Sonic Frontiers ‘Open Zone’ Sounds Like Every Open World Game

screenshot: Sega Morio Kishimoto, longtime Sonic Team dev and director of Sonic Frontiersrecently did his best to clarify what Sega means when it hypes up the game’s “open zone” mechanics. But his explanation seems to confirm the phrase is just a trumped-up marketing term rather than some sort of indication that Borders is substantially different …

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Kingdom Hearts’ Director Was ‘Picky’ About Sora in Smash Bros.

Sora, the hero of Square Enix’s Kingdom Hearts series, was added to Nintendo’s mash-up brawler Super Smash Bros. Ultimate last october, earning the distinction of being the final addition to the game’s massive roster. It was a heartwarming announcement for a fighter who’s actually kinda cool to play. While many thought it surprising that Disney …

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