“If the Japanese games industry doesn’t evolve and simply maintains its current status quo, I really don’t think we have a hope in hell."Times have changed. The same old hour long Sega arcade titles on a home console just don't cut it any more.
“Drastically innovative ideas are needed – and quickly – to equal or exceed the Western games industry.”
“Personally when I looked around [at] all the different games at the TGS floor. I said ‘Man, Japan is over. We’re done. Our game industry is finished.”
Tuesday, 18 May 2010
Well, it's good to know the West are dominating the games industry and all that jazz, but Lost Planet 2 and Resident Evil 5 producer Jun Takeuchi has said if the Japanese industry doesn't pick up the pace, it's doomed: