The Friday Ten: Ten brilliant character/ concept artists in Japan’s game industry


List by Matt S. One of the most underrated jobs in the entire videogame industry is the role of the character and concept artists. These people are often the first visualisation of a game, before the mechanics have been refined and, often, before the story is even halfway baked. I…

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Review: Fairy Fencer F: Dark Advent Force (Sony PlayStation 4)


Review by Matt S.  One of Compile Heart’s more under appreciated games, Fairy Fencer F on the PlayStation 3, was a genuine attempt to do something a little more serious than the Hyperdimension Neptunia series, while not losing the fanbase that Compile Heart games have carefully cultivated over the years.…

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Fairy Fencer F gets a writer and release date


Last week I posted a bunch of very nice screenshots of the upcoming Fairy Fencer F game, and now we have a bit more information about the game itself. The team working on the game has rounded out to include screenwriter Toshiki Inoue of titles like Dragon Ball Z and…

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