I’m going to mention a few beloved games I played and I think should be experienced by more people. Traffic Department 2192 (1994) https://youtu.be/gFbvlhk9LGQ This game has one of the most insane sci-fi stories I’ve ever played through. Aliens, Cyborgs, mind control, clones, betrayal, etc it’s all here. The gameplay itself is a bit repetitive […]
Totally depends on the genres. I think Western companies and Japanese companies excel at different genres. FPS – Western companies own this one. Western companies have made groundbreaking and influential FPS games such as Doom, Quake, Duke Nukem 3D, Goldeneye 007, Battlefield, Far Cry, Crysis,Perfect Dark, Halo, Call of Duty, Fortnite, Overwatch, Unreal Tournament, Half-Life […]
Why did Japanese games start declining in innovation and execution compared to Western games starting in the 2000s?
Complacency and conservatism. Mega man developer Keiji Inafune himself remarked upon the decline of the Japanese video game industry a lot beginning in the 2000s and he took a lot of inspiration from Western video game companies who he looked up to, to try and focus Japanese towards doing more risky, innovative things, but that […]