Favourite Japanese Developer?

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Well?

Nintendo
5
9%
SEGA
8
15%
Konami
8
15%
Capcom
12
23%
Namco
4
8%
Atlus
5
9%
SNK
1
2%
Hudson
2
4%
Treasure
6
11%
Square / Enix
2
4%
 
Total votes: 53

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harlequ1n
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Re: Favourite Japanese Developer?

Post by harlequ1n » Tue Sep 21, 2010 2:40 pm

Capcom was definitely my 1st choice for this poll but apart from Dead Rising and SF IV they have for the most part dissapointed me this generation.
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Re: Favourite Japanese Developer?

Post by llj » Tue Sep 21, 2010 2:46 pm

Sega still makes very good games, although their output is more measured now.

I like Capcom but they're more prolific than great. In the late 80s-early 90s they were king though.

Nintendo is quality but they tend to be release more sequels than new or standalone series these days.

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Re: Favourite Japanese Developer?

Post by felgekarp » Tue Sep 21, 2010 3:02 pm

I'd have voted for Konami and Human Entertainment, simply because they've done the greatest wrestling games of all time but I'll replace them with Capcom as both them and Konami have done some corkers.
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Re: Favourite Japanese Developer?

Post by Joey » Tue Sep 21, 2010 3:13 pm

Voted for Atlus.

I love the Megami Tensei franchise and the fact it localises many niche games.
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Re: Favourite Japanese Developer?

Post by snowkatt » Tue Sep 21, 2010 3:16 pm

voted for sega and atlus
hey wait ! i got a new complaint !

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Re: Favourite Japanese Developer?

Post by Vanderkaum » Tue Sep 21, 2010 5:35 pm

Nice to see Atlus getting so many votes. Not only the niche factor makes them stand out but also the quality of their games. Persona 2: Innocent Sin is one of my favorite games of all time.

I don't own a current gen system (which is definitely a reason why I chose the companies I chose) but I'm still looking forward to how Catherine turns out.

Namco's performance is a surprise though. No love for Ace Combat 2 or Ridge Racer 4?

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Re: Favourite Japanese Developer?

Post by theantmeister » Tue Sep 21, 2010 6:09 pm

harlequ1n wrote:Capcom was definitely my 1st choice for this poll but apart from Dead Rising and SF IV they have for the most part dissapointed me this generation.
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Same here. I've just suffered through Lost Planet and, quite frankly, it has put me off Capcom games for a good long while. Why do all Capcom bosses have to be so damned cheap lately?

Nintendo and Konami get my vote. Konami's output for the SNES, to me, was second only to the big N's. Contra 3, Gradius 3, Axelay, Parodius, Castlevania IV, Batman Returns, TMNT, Sunset Riders, Ganbare Goemon...

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