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Akai Katana trailer is a whirlwind of introduction

This trailer for Akai Katana goes by pretty quickly and can be intensely confusing, so consider it practice for the real game. This crazy shooter from Cave is coming to Xbox 360 in Europe and North America thanks to Rising Star Games, who has been publishing niche Japanese stuff in PAL territories...

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Dodonpachi Resurrection re-resurrected in HD for iPhone

It's getting difficult to keep up with all the Dodonpachi variations on the App Store. We were confused when we read the latest press release from developer Cave -- we thought Dodonpachi Resurrection was already available on iPhone. It is! The game coming March 15 is Dodonpachi Resurrection HD,...

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Cave's Watanabe on the benefits of premium app pricing

Conventional wisdom says that expensive iOS and Android games don't sell, but in a speech at GDC, Mikio Watanabe, COO of shmup developer Cave, frankly stated the exact opposite. In a presentation entitled "Japanese Retro and Social Games on Smartphones," Watanabe gave advice to developers looking...

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Cave's Dodonpachi Maximum coming to Windows Phone on March 7

Apparently not satisfied with bringing bullet hell madness only to iOS devices, Cave has announced a new Dodonpachi for Windows Phone. Entitled Dodonpachi Maximum, the game brings features ships and enemies from both Dodonpachi Blissful Death and Dodonpachi Resurrection. Weapons are fired...

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Super Mario 3D Land, Resident Evil Revelations talks at GDC

Super Mario 3D Land director Koichi Hayashida will present a postmortem talk at GDC entitled "Thinking in 3D: The Development of Super Mario 3D Land." Attendees will be required to cross a pit of moving blocks while being chased by evil purple versions of themselves in order to attend. Or, what...

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Cave mercifully provides Dodonpachi Blissful Death on iOS this week

We'll be transparent about this: we had to look up the difference between Dodonpachi Blissful Death, the new iOS game announced by shmup developer Cave, and current App Store release Dodonpachi Resurrection. How embarrassing. It turns out that Blissful Death (known in Japan as Dodonpachi...

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Cave to put projects on hold, refocus on social gaming

It's easy to forget sometimes that video games are a business, as well as a means of artistic expression and recreation. Even developers like Cave, whose sterling reputation is due almost entirely to its long-time devotion to the incredibly esoteric bullet-hell genre, have to make tough decisions...

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Portabliss: Bug Princess (iOS)

Did you know that you can download handheld games now? That's amazingly convenient! The only inconvenient part of it is finding the right games to buy -- and that's where we come in, with our Portabliss column. In each installment, we'll tell you about a downloadable game on the iPhone, iPad,...

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Cave and Microsoft's Deathsmiles 2X experiment turned out pretty well

Cave's decision to offer Deathsmiles 2X as a "Games on Demand" title in North America back in May has paid off. In an interview with Siliconera, Cave game development manager Makota Asada said that, as "an experiment," the offer "was pretty good for what we were expecting." So good, in fact, that...

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Cave crafts casual Castle Creator for iPhone

The next iPhone game from Cave isn't a shmup, nor is it a music/dating game. It's kind of a strategy game, actually. In Castle Creator, you build a castle and the town around it, and then battle with other players' towns. Originally released in Japan on the GREE network, it's now headed to...

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