SEGA Started "Dating" The PlatinumGames Guys as Soon As There Were Signs of Problems

Among the revelations: Sega starting courting the former Clover folks as soon as there the problems with Capcom became public and Mad World was created mostly behind closed doors on Sega's faith.

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Wow, this interview was really heartening to see.

It's great to know the guys sitting on a stack of publishing money, wearing their salaryman suits can sometimes look down and appreciate an original, creative developer as much as we do.

Give us five more developers like Clover/Platinum and the gaming world will suddenly turn into a dewy meadow of harmonizing fauna and joyous frolic.

...I'd kill for Okami 2.