Entries in 'western' (20)
Pokemon may have beaten it to the top of the Japanese charts, but Grand Theft Auto V has redefined what a Western game can achieve in Japan.
Esteemed Japanese weekly games magazine Famitsu has awarded Rockstar’s Grand Theft Auto V an esteemed 40/40 review rating.
Sony has calmed fears that the recently announced PS Vita TV will not be launched in the West.
Sales of the 3DS in America and Europe are not where Nintendo would have hoped, the company has admitted.
Sony has sent in its Western studios to help tackle the troubled development of Team Ico’s The Last Guardian, Sony’s game design chief has revealed.
British publisher System 3 is making waves in Japan – by going digital.
EA and DICE’s Battlefield 3 was the only Western-developed title to be recognised at the CESA Tokyo Game Show Future Awards.
There's fresh hope that eye-catching console title Catherine could receive a release in the West.
The three men in charge of Square Enix have told MCV that the company’s new global agenda is not merely leveraging Eastern properties in Europe and the US – it’s ...
Publisher Square Enix has admitted that it feared this year’s RPG release Final Fantasy XIII would receive a rough ride from Western critics before the game hit the shelves.
Cult Japanese arcade developer Cave, which is famous for its notoriously challenging and collectible shmups, has told Develop of its plans to tailour its creations for an international market.
Publisher Capcom has revealed the poor performance of recent releases Dark Void and Bionic Commando have lead to a strategic re-think of its Western aspirations.
As part of Square Enix’s continued focus on titles and content suited to Western markets, the company has announced a brand new publishing label under which it will market such ...
That Japanese publishing giant Capcom can criticise one of its own games for “feeling too Japanese” is a perfect example of the increasingly Westward-facing outlook gripping the modern console industry.
Ahead of the release of Xbox 360 fighter Samurai Shodown Sen next Friday, Rising Star Games’ product marketing assistant Yen Hau has said that Japanese games stand a better chance ...
Capcom has said in an investor Q&A that it intends to change the way it handles third party development partnerships with the intention of delegating new IP projects to its ...
Japan-headquartered Square Enix and its Canadian studio Eidos Montreal are collaborating on the firm's first truly global game, according to CEO Yoichi Wada.
Western-looking Japanese publisher Square Enix has lifted the lid on a brand new WWII strategy title called Order of War, which will be released on PC in Europe this autumn.