Entries in 'west' (9)

Vita IS a triple-A machine in Japan but Western future remain unclear, Sony says

Vita IS a triple-A machine in Japan but Western future remain unclear, Sony says

Sony is confident about the Vita’s future prospects in Japan, but is less certain about its place in the Western market.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 14th 2014 at 1:47PM in News
New publisher Chorus Worldwide wants to take Western games to the East

New publisher Chorus Worldwide wants to take Western games to the East

Western mobile game devs are being offered a new route into the lucrative Asian digital games market.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 30th 2014 at 3:24PM in News
So why does Kirby always look angry in the West?

So why does Kirby always look angry in the West?

Ever noticed that Kirby is always the embodiment of happiness and light on Japanese artwork and a right grump on Western game boxes?

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 29th 2014 at 11:32AM in News
Trio of Sony Japan Vita RPGs heading West

Trio of Sony Japan Vita RPGs heading West

Soul Sacrifice Delta is one of three new SCEJ RPG Vita titles confirmed for a Western release.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 14th 2014 at 3:55PM in News

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VIDEO: Nintendo to give Tomodachi Life a shot in the West

VIDEO: Nintendo to give Tomodachi Life a shot in the West

Having gained a devoted following in Japan, Nintendo’s “new Animal Crossing” is going to be debuted on 3DS in Western markets.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 10th 2014 at 1:40PM in News
Cave shutting down Western social media presence

Cave shutting down Western social media presence

The future looks bleak for cult Japanese studio Cave.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 27th 2014 at 2:47PM in News
Vita TV will take "a different road to market" in the West

Vita TV will take "a different road to market" in the West

Sony plans to take a very different approach to its streaming-centric Vita TV device when it eventually makes its way to Western markets.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 3rd 2013 at 1:11PM in News
Square Enix beats expectations as focus is shifted to Western development

Square Enix beats expectations as focus is shifted to Western development

The success of Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn has seen Square Enix easily beat its financial expectations for the six months ending September.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 6th 2013 at 2:28PM in News

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MICROSOFT: Respawn's Titanfall exclusive to Xbox One

MICROSOFT: Respawn's Titanfall exclusive to Xbox One

Respawn Entertainment has jumped into bed with Microsoft for its first title, Titanfall.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jun 10th 2013 at 7:08PM in News