The Untold History of Japanese Game Developers [Vol. 1, 2]

Автор: John Szczepaniak
Дата выпуска: 2014, 2015
Volume 1

This book reveals more secrets about the history of Japanese games than ever before, with 36 interviewees and exclusive archive photos. Konami's secret games console, the origin of Game Arts and Quintet, unusual events at Telenet, stories on Falcom, politics behind Enix's game programming contests, a tour of the Love-de-Lic and WARP offices (with layout sketches). Every interviewee is asked about unreleased titles. Foreword by GAMESIDE magazine's editor-in-chief, Yusaku Yamamoto.

INTERVIEWEES INCLUDE: Hitoshi YONEDA / Tatsuo NOMURA / Katsutoshi EGUCHI / Toru HIDAKA / Roy OZAKI / Kouichi YOTSUI / Masaaki KUKINO / Yoshitaka Murayama / Harry Inaba / Ryukushi07 / Kotaro UCHIKOSHI / ZUN / Yoshiro KIMURA / Kouji YOKOTA / Jun Nagashima / Yuzo KOSHIRO / Masamoto MORITA / Akira TAKIGUCHI / Masakuni MITSUHASHI / Kohei IKEDA / Hiroshi SUZUKI / Tomonori SUGIYAMA / Yutaka ISOKAWA / Yasuhito SAITO / Takaki KOBAYASHI / Keite ABE / Keiji INAFUNE / Makoto GOTO

Volume 2 Detailed contents listing here:

Nearly 400 pages and over 30 interviews, with exclusive content on the history of Japanese games. The origins of Hudson, Masaya's epic robot sagas, Nintendo's funding of a PlayStation RTS, detailed history of Westone Entertainment, and a diverse range of unreleased games. Includes exclusive office layout maps, design documents, and archive photos.

In a world first — something no other journalist has dared examine — there's candid discussion on the involvement of Japan's yakuza in the industry.

Forewords by Retro Gamer founding editor Martyn Carroll and game history professor Martin Picard.

Официальные превью

Feline Groove - 15 релизов [ape/flac/tak/tta/mp3]

  • Годы выпуска: 2002-2011
  • Жанр: Electronic / Various
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WAVE - 41 релиз [flac]

  • Годы выпуска: 2002-2014
  • Жанр: Electronic / Various
  • Кодек: FLAC
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Digital Devil Saga 1+2 (Undub) [PS2]

Год: 2005
Жанр: Role-playing
Разработчик: Atlus
Издательство: Atlus
Платформа: PS2
Тип дампа: ISO
Регион: NTSC-U
Текст: ENG
Звук: JPN
Страница патча: DDS / DDS2

Shin Megami Tensei: Digital Devil Saga follows Serf and his four companions as they set out for Nirvana, a land that can only be reached by the champions of Junkyard. A mysterious object awakens demonic powers within the group, allowing each member to transform into a deadly beast. As one of these characters, you can devour your enemies and absorb their powers and special abilities. Defeat opposing tribes by protecting yourself from enemy attacks, deflecting their blows, and performing linked attacks.

Final Fantasy VII (Retranslation) [PSX2PSP]

Год: 1997
Жанр: Role-playing
Разработчик: Squaresoft
Издательство: Squaresoft
Платформа: PSP
Тип дампа: PSX2PSP
Регион: NTSC-U
Текст: ENG
Страница патча: ROMhacking

Beacause is a Final Fantasy VII relocalization. It is a complete retranslation and relocalization from the ground up, using the original Japanese script. The aim is to have an end product that is accurate and professional. Official sources have been used to minimize errors in context and spelling. The project's name «Beacause» comes from a misspelling (in the original localization) of the only line spoken by Jenova.
Key Features:
  • Translated and localized from the ground up.
  • All text updated.
  • Option to keep original character names and series canon.
  • Option for American English (as opposed to British English).
  • Some unused dialogue reinstated.
  • — Two Scenes, accidentally missing in original game, reinstated (Gongaga, Corel Bridge).

Final Fantasy X HD Remaster (Undub+PS2BGM) [PS2]

Год: 2014
Жанр: Role-playing
Разработчик: Virtuos
Издательство: Square Enix
Платформа: PS Vita
Тип дампа: NoNpDRM + rePatch
Регион: NTSC-U
Текст: ENG
Звук: JPN

Enter a fantasy world where humans are on the brink of extinction. In this all-new Final Fantasy RPG, you must stop a powerful force called «Sin» that destroys cities and lives. Along your journey, you will meet Tidus--a star blitzball player--and Yuna--a young woman with who is skilled in summoning and controlling aeons — powerful spirits of yore. Final Fantasy X is the first Final Fantasy game to feature voiceovers with advanced facial expressions. Travel to uncharted seas and treacherous lands in a quest to save mankind.
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Альбом ☆ 24EFFECTS ☆ [flac]

Год выхода: 2009 (M3-23)
Жанр: Electronic / Various
Кодек: FLAC
Тип рипа: tracks+cue+log
Продолжительность: 01H:08M:46S
VGMdb: 24CD-0001

01. ゆうゆ — white pool // 4:47
02. kiichi — Neon Flower // 3:57
03. iroha — ON THE AIR IN THE AIR // 5:26
04. ゆうゆ — endleSSStation // 4:32
05. kiichi — Dark Ages // 3:29
06. kiichi — 8bit brain // 3:53
07. kuma+iroha — 9 A.M // 4:32
08. ゆうゆ — disregard // 5:19
09. cosMo — Madotsuki in Wonderland // 5:04
10. iroha — drip of // 4:18
11. kiichi — I can't, it's hopeless // 3:20
12. iroha — This way, Mr. Demon // 2:15
13. kiichi — mars resident // 2:59
14. ゆうゆ — Escape Flight // 8:28
15. iroha — The Day the Diary Closed // 6:27