Posted on 30 October by Hiroyuki Maruyama – CEO G.rev Ltd
As a small Japanese developer specialising in a niche genre, it is a great pleasure to be able to release one of our games internationally. Under Defeat HD: Deluxe Edition (available for PS3 via PSN from tomorrow and in stores on 9th November), will be our first PlayStation 3 title distributed outside of Japan, and our first international release since WarTech: Senko no Ronde in 2007.
Old-school. Retro. While we do use those terms to describe the titles we develop, fundamentally we hope to make games that are of the same cloth as the classics we played and loved in our youth. Our studio was built on the concept of creating “game-like games” – drawing from the dynamics and style of past favourites.
We feel that the number of similar games on the market has dwindled, particularly in recent years. Though we are a small team – and plans do not always go as we hope – our intentions to continue producing what we believe are “game-like games” has not changed. (more…)