Japan is a powerhouse in video game development, producing the most popular video hardware and software in the world. This stunningly illustrated behind-the-scenes exploration features the most talked-about and popular titles in the market.
Twenty-six games are described with details that take the reader behind what is seen on the screen. The artists and programmers who created each game are extensively interviewed and explain what is unique about their game, what challenges had to be overcome to create it, and how the characters and stories were created. They also describe what software and digital techniques, often invented by them, were used to create the look and feel of each game and game world.
Features Unlimited Saga, Final Fantasy X-2, Armoured Core 3, JoJo's Bizarre Adventure, Onimusha 2: Samurai's Destiny, Panzer Dragoon Orta, Soul Calibur II, Dead Or Alive: Xtreme Beach Volleyball, and many, many more.