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Parappa designer raps PS3 for being 'too big', plans Wii game

In what's either a stunning triumph of naiveté or a startling display of practical knowledge, Parappa the Rapper creator, Masaya Matsuura, has opined that the PlayStation 3's sluggish sales in Japan are largely to blame on its physical size. Speaking to GamesIndustry.Biz at the Nordic Game...

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Masaya Matsuura thinks big is not always better

No one can deny the deeply-rooted desire for increased portability in our gadgetry. MP3 players, phones, PDAs and even Game Boys have all succumbed to its forward-moving push by getting smaller over the years. At the Nordic Game Conference in Sweden, revered designer Masaya Matsuura shared his...

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Could Vib Ribbon go to PLAYSTATION Network?

Masaya Matsuura, of Parappa the Rapper fame, also created another one of our favorites, the higly creative Vib Ribbon. In a interview with Gamasutra, Matsuura-san said he was in talks with the powers-that-be to rework the title for release on the PS3. No dates were given, but further speculation...

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Parappa creator introduces book to Japan

Will Wright wrote the foreword for the original release of game designer Raph Koster's book, A Theory of Fun for Game Design. Now Masaya Matsuura, creator of the PlayStation hit Parappa the Rapper, has done the same for the Japanese edition. He has some interesting things to say about his career,...

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