Articles tagged with: Shadows of the Damned
This is a tough generation for Japanese devs working on PS3 with sales and enthusiasm for their products down well below normal and healthy levels.
The UK PS3 game sales charts for 2011 (compiled by GFK Chart-Track) featured no games in the top 10 from Japan. The list was instead dominated by American, Australian, Canadian and European studios. In addition, Japanese devs barely figured in the top 100 multiplatform charts too, excluding the always prolific Nintendo devs.
“When I worked as a mortician, death was all around me — all the time. It was a daily routine that someone died. What I witnessed back then might have helped me create this new style of hell in the Shadows of the Damned.”
Shadows of the Damned is a voyage through the agonizing ambiance of hell developed by Grasshopper Manufacture, the innovative minds behind Killer 7 and No More Heroes.
Iconic Japanese developers Shinji Mikami and Suda51 provide a …
Anticipation. It’s the constant state of the avid gamer; always with their fingers on the pulse, they await the next big sensation. Whilst they feast on a gratifying main course of Dead Rising 2, F1 …
So much happened at the Tokyo Game Show that it’s easy to lose track of all the news. There were grown men crying, Samba Buses sliding, Dante looking hellish and Hell looking stylish; NIS embraced Hi-Res sprites and SEGA enlisted zombies. So basically we had a lot of shocks, surprises, some predictability and plenty of wow moments.
TGS, more than anything, showed that Japanese game development is still going strong today, despite rumours of the contrary. Japanese developers are still pumping out hugely inventive, aesthetically pleasing titles – the sort of games that make you say, “that must come from Japan.”
For this article, we have accumulate ten thoughts to take away from this year’s TGS. They weren’t all positive but most of them were…
EA have announced Shadows of the Damned, a collaboration between Shinji Mikami (Resident Evil, Vanquish) and Suda51 (No More Heroes). Shadows of the Damned is a heavily stylised psychological action thriller due for release in 2011 on PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360.