In Japan, "doujin" titles are the video game equivalent of fan fiction. A very, very small percentage of doujin game developers go pro. The vast majority is confided to making fandom for fun.
The shoot'em up Touhou Project games are fan-made PC games created by a one-man game studio. Touhou Project's creator, Zun, has been free-wheeling about derivative work—something that changed earlier this year.
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Cute anime girls and millions of bullets collide in the Gundemonium Collection, a trio of Japanese-indie bullet hell shooters, coming to the PlayStation Network next week from Sony Online Entertainment.
Though, it may seem like Hollywood has a monopoly on shit game movie adaptations, others can make shit game adaptations! Take the Japanese film industry, which is churning out what apparently is a crud version of computer visual novel Higurashi no Naku Koro ni. Japanese movie site Chou Eiga Hihyou gave the movie a 10…