Project Phoenix coming to PS4 and PS Vita

Previously reported as being Japan’s first indie Kickstarter development featuring AAA talent such as Hiroaki Yura from CIA and Eminence Symphony Orchestra and Nobuo Uematsu from Final Fantasy fame, Project Phoenix has now reached a new milestone. Apart from appearing on Windows, Mac and Linux, the massive milestone that has just been announced is that the game will also be appearing on PS4 and PS … Continue reading Project Phoenix coming to PS4 and PS Vita

Project Phoenix director mentions Nintendo “Interesting…Not Exciting”

Project Phoenix marks Japan’s first indie Kickstarter project which reached its initial funding of $100,000 in just under 8 hours which is an impressive feat. The project features some of the best AAA talent from Western and Asian gaming with Hiroaki Yura spearheading the title as Director and Producer and Final Fantasy composer, Nobuo Uematsu, on board just to name a couple of the talent … Continue reading Project Phoenix director mentions Nintendo “Interesting…Not Exciting”

Project Phoenix site is live tomorrow

Project Phoenix is a hugely ambitious kickstarter incentive which is about to kick off very soon. The aim of the project is to bring to life a JRPG with RTS elements to PC, Mac, Linux, iOS and Android. The project is being spearheaded by Hiroaki Yura of Eminence Symphony Orchestra and Creative Intelligence Arts, or CIA, fame. Japandaman recently obtained a press release for this exciting … Continue reading Project Phoenix site is live tomorrow

Katamari Damacy Boss & Eminence Boss To Hold Ustream Broadcast

Quick post to alert people to the news that Hiroaki Yura, from the Eminence Symphony Orchestra and CIA, will be holding a Japanese only broadcast with the man in charge of Katamari Damacy via the CIA Ustream channel, Tokyo Thunder. The event will be taking place at 1900 hours JST, today the 15th of January so for Melbourne viewers, that makes it 9:00PM AEDST. Tokyo … Continue reading Katamari Damacy Boss & Eminence Boss To Hold Ustream Broadcast

Japandaman Snags Exclusive TGS Interview

I mentioned via Twitter the other day that I was working on something TGS related that I would hopefully be able to reveal in the next few days. Well that time is now so I can reveal that Japandaman Dailies has managed to score not one but two interviews while at TGS with a couple of major players in the music world, both video game … Continue reading Japandaman Snags Exclusive TGS Interview

The iDOLM@STER 2 PS3 Bound

Japanese simulation fans will be ecstatic at the news that popular simulation game, The iDOLM@STER 2 is heading to the PS3. The first game released on the Xbox 360 back in 2007 revolved around a producer taking his girl band and trying to reach dizzying levels of success with them which garnered it great scores in Famitsu and other publications at the time. Three years … Continue reading The iDOLM@STER 2 PS3 Bound