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Jojo's Bizarre Adventure: All Star Battle coming to NA, EU in 2014

Hyper-stylized, multi-generational 3D manga fighter Jojo's Bizarre Adventure: All Star Battle will bring equestrian combat and psychically-summoned spirits to North America and Europe sometime in 2014, Namco Bandai announced at its pre-TGS showcase earlier this week. The PlayStation 3-exclusive...

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Heard@TGS: CyberConnect2's Hiroshi Matsuyama on Asura's Wrath 2

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JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: All Star Battle director aiming for casual appeal

JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: All Star Battle director and CyberConnect2 president/CEO Hiroshi Matsuyama wants his company's first entry into the JoJo's mythos to be as casual-friendly as possible, Joystiq was told during a Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 3 event held last week. When asked if he...

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Asura's Wrath reaction no surprise to Matsuyama, dot Hack for NA needs more fan support

CyberConnect2's president Hiroshi Matsuyama was signing autographs at Wondercon in Anaheim, CA this past weekend, and he kindly took a break from showing off his latest game – Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm Generations – to chat with us about how his other games are doing. And...

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CyberConnect2 working on another .hack game

CyberConnect2 is busy. In addition to Naruto Shippuden Ultimate Whatever, Asura's Wrath, parts of SoulCalibur V, and a .hack movie, the company is working on a new .hack game. The latest Famitsu (via Andriasang) reveals a new game in the faux-MMO franchise is on the way, with more details to come...

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How CyberConnect2 became a Soulcalibur 5 collaborator

CyberConnect2 has movie-making experience from working on a CG .hack movie, and it's that experience -- including motion capture expertise -- that drew Namco Bandai to the developer for Soulcalibur V. "I was approached by Namco almost two years ago," CEO and Naruto cosplayer Hiroshi Matsuyama...

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The evolution of the 'Asura Pose'

Back at E3, Joystiq Features Editor JC Fletcher took the best picture ever, as seen above. Little did we know that Capcom's Kazuhiro Tsuchiya and CyberConnect2's Hiroshi Matsuyama would be so keen to show off their latest version of "The Asura Pose" this week at Gamescom after demoing Asura's...

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CyberConnect2 loves Naruto this much

Naruto Shippuden Ultimate Ninja Storm Generations appears to be in the right hands; developer CyberConnect2 seems fairly passionate about the series. How passionate? That's CEO Hiroshi Matsuyama (whose "Asura pose" you might remember) above, cosplaying as Naruto himself at Japan Expo in Paris....

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Asura's Wrath aiming for 'continuous drama' a la Lost, Battlestar Galactica

Asura's Wrath looks crazy, but that compelling weirdness isn't just in the visuals for the Capcom title. In a recent interview with Eurogamer, director Seiji Shimoda of developer CyberConnect2 expressed that "drama -- continuous drama -- is also another key point" in the game. CyberConnect 2...

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