Memorial: Composer Ryu Umemoto10 by Audun Sorlie[09.25.12]
Though not very well known in the West, Ryu Umemoto (a composer for shmup creator Cave, among others) was a beloved member of the Japanese game industry who tragically died at the young age of 37 just last year -- and in this article, journalist and friend Audun Sorlie explores his life and work.
How Resident Evil 6 Happens25 by Christian Nutt[09.21.12]
What goes into making a game like Resident Evil 6? In this interview, executive producer Hiroyuki Kobayashi, producer Yoshiaki Hirabayashi, and director Eiichiro Sasaki discuss this task at length, describing how the game was developed using an entirely new production methodology for the studio.