This Man Almost Made a Game Filled With Nintendo All-Stars

If you follow Hideki Kamiya on Twitter, you might expect him to be an excitable, fast-talking conversationalist in person. He's pretty much the opposite. In fact, when he sat down for an interview at PAX last week, the man responsible for beloved action games Devil May Cry, Viewtiful Joe and Bayonetta barely even… » 9/03/13 3:00pm 9/03/13 3:00pm

Why PC Gaming Is Still Niche in Japan

Cold rain drizzles outside. Inside, everything is pink, round, and frilly. The first floor of this otaku (geek) retailer is plastered with release info for new PC games—adult PC games. A young clerk in glasses near the 18-and-up section taps away on a computer, probably checking inventory. I approach, excusing myself… » 1/18/13 7:00am 1/18/13 7:00am

Original Devil May Cry Creator Sticks Up For the New DmC

Game developer Hideki Kamiya of Platinum Games and recent Bayonetta fame will field just about any question on Twitter, whether he's well-versed on a topic or not. Something he knows a ton about? Devil May Cry games. Kamiya was the director on the original Devil May Cry back in 2001 and a very good authority on what… » 1/15/13 9:00am 1/15/13 9:00am