On Samurai Warriors Empires 4 and building its cutest character


It’s easy to dismiss the Warriors franchise for its frequent releases. After all, by the time that Samurai Warriors 4: Empires launches in the west (early next year), it will have been three Samurai Warriors games over the course of two years. “Surely”, many say “these games release so frequently,…

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DDNet does Japan! Day #24: The indies of TGS


Yesterday, I reported on my top five picks from the main floor of TGS in 2015. This time around, I’m listing my top choices from the indie games section. This year’s indie games section at TGS was genuinely impressive, with developers from everywhere from Australia, to Scandinavia, Poland, Japan, Philippines,…

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DDNet does Japan! Day #23: Tokyo Game Show 2015: My picks from the floor


TGS is an interesting event. As a business conference (for the first two of its four days) the show is much more about networking and interviewing than actually playing games. This year, for example, I conducted five formal interviews with developers to turn into articles on the website (you’ll see…

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Catch-up coffee Monday: September 21


Welcome to Digitally Downloaded’s weekly news feature, Catch-up coffee Monday. Each Monday we will bring you the best news from the previous week that you may have missed. Grab the biggest mug you’ve got, fill it with your favourite brew, and catch up with us! It’s the year of the…

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