This is the sixth episode of the Out-Cast. In this episode, we talk about the the supposed "death" of the Japanese gaming industry and the recent evolution of the Japanese gaming market here in Japan. Please leave any questions or suggestions in the comments section below.
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What's the Happs?
00:42 Gundam Senki and Licensed Anime Games
12:05 No More Heroes Paradise
19:54 Mario Galaxy 2
32:14 Final Fantasy IX
35:45 Evangelion 2.22 You Can (Not) Advance
44:30 Death of the Japanese Gaming Market?
- Change to a Portable Market
52:55 Why Has the Market Changed?
- Age of Gamers
- Hobby Culture in Japan
- Commuting Culture
- Shift in how/where games are played
- HD TV Adoption
90:27 Companies Shifting to fit the new market
94:44 Where will Japanese Gaming Go From Here?
Music in this edition:
Miracle Upper WL - Masami Okui featuring May'n
Roundabout - Lumines OST
Theme of Sakura - SF4 OST