Tokyo Game Show, all the October games and the SNES Mini! (Digitally Uploaded 2017, Episode #33)

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Matt’s back! And that means the Digitally Uploaded podcast is a go again! Unfortunately we discovered while Matt was in Japan that technical issues meant that we couldn’t record new episodes of the podcast, so sorry about that, but we’re back now, and boy have we got a great show…

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Goichi Suda, crime noir, and The 25th Ward: The Silver Case

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Interview by Matt S. There’s a gulf in difference between some of Goichi Suda’s catalogue, such as Let It Die and Lollipop Chainsaw, and his first project upon forming Grasshopper Manufacture: The Silver Case. That game is a nightmarish, noirish, complex visual novel, largely free of the absurdity that is…

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On revolutionising the Dynasty Warriors series: Suzuki Akihiro on Dynasty Warriors 9

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Interview by Matt S. Ahead of me was a castle that needed capturing. A few battalions of my army’s soldiers were already trying to clamber up the walls using ladders, while leaders barked out orders and a battering ram made its way slowly to the castle gate. Rather than participate…

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Interview by Matt S. Atelier Lydie & Suelle: The Alchemists and the Mysterious Paintings is the first Atelier game in which there are dual protagonists of the same gender. We’ve had plenty of Atelier games with a single female lead, and the occasional Atelier with a male and female working…

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Article by Matt S. And that’s a wrap. Another year, another Tokyo Game Show. As per usual there was plenty of commentary on social media about how the lack of new game announcements made the show a “poor” one, but being there on the floor, I’ve got a very different…

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