Shinji Mikami Says Go Big Or Go Home.


Shinji Mikami farther of the Resident Evil series has once more hit out at the Japanese games industry, this time for not investing heavily enough in their games.
“Games have become big projects, requiring a lot of resources both to create and market. Games have become more risky. Japanese companies don’t take those kinds of risks like Western developers do, in the past, what the Capcom president Kenzo Tsuijimoto told me was that game development is becoming more and more expensive and many Japanese publishers won’t be investing $30 million or more in a game. If we can invest $30 million into a game, we can win.”
Along with his criticism Mr. Mikami did offer developers a solution. Start utilising technologies developed by western companies.
“As for the organizational structure of companies, I think it would be good if companies would be more flexible about incorporating foreign technologies,”

Shinji Mikami Says Go Big Or Go Home

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