Interviews by Alex Donaldson

Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles Remastered Edition Interview - Chatting new life for the spinoff with Ryoma Araki Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles Remastered Edition Interview - Chatting new life for the spinoff with Ryoma Araki

We chat with the remaster's producer and talk about Crystal Chronicles and its future.

interview by Alex Donaldson and Adam Vitale on 04 August, 2020

Dragon Quest XI S: series creator Yuji Horii and producer Hokuto Okamoto talk the definitive Switch release Dragon Quest XI S: series creator Yuji Horii and producer Hokuto Okamoto talk the definitive Switch release

The creator of Dragon Quest and the producer of the latest entry talk its transition to Nintendo Switch.

interview by Alex Donaldson on 25 September, 2019

Fire Emblem Three Houses interview: Intelligent Systems & Nintendo talk bringing the beloved strategy RPG series to Switch Fire Emblem Three Houses interview: Intelligent Systems & Nintendo talk bringing the beloved strategy RPG series to Switch

We sit down with two of the key staff behind traditional Fire Emblem's Switch debut.

interview by Alex Donaldson on 09 July, 2019

A brief chat with the developers of Monster Hunter World A brief chat with the developers of Monster Hunter World

The director and producer quickly chat dynamic gameplay and Western inspirations.

interview by Alex Donaldson on 02 July, 2017

Nier Automata Interview: Square's niche kings on their trip into a robotic future Nier Automata Interview: Square's niche kings on their trip into a robotic future

Taro Yoko, Yosuke Saito and Tasahisa Taura talk about their latest project.

interview by Alex Donaldson on 14 February, 2017

Nier Automata Interview: Square talks RPG systems and the Platinum partnership Nier Automata Interview: Square talks RPG systems and the Platinum partnership

Nier's Producer and Composer explain some of their development approach for the surprise sequel.

interview by Alex Donaldson on 02 September, 2016

Deus Ex Interview: Exploring the world & narrative of Mankind Divided Deus Ex Interview: Exploring the world & narrative of Mankind Divided

Lead Story Writer Mary DeMarle takes us through some of the narrative choices and challenges around the return of Adam Jensen.

interview by Alex Donaldson on 29 June, 2016

Debating the world of Japanese RPGs with Star Ocean 5's Shuichi Kobayashi Debating the world of Japanese RPGs with Star Ocean 5's Shuichi Kobayashi

Star Ocean 5's producer sits down with us to talk about the present and the future of Japanese RPGs, plus his latest project, Star Ocean 5.

interview by Alex Donaldson on 20 June, 2016

CD Projekt Interview: Talking the end of The Witcher and the future of RPGs CD Projekt Interview: Talking the end of The Witcher and the future of RPGs

CD Projekt quest designer Patrick Mills sits down with us to talk about saying goodbye to Geralt, foreign success, and the future of the RPG genre.

interview by Alex Donaldson on 07 June, 2016

Interview: Yoko Shimomura talks writing some of the genre's most iconic music Interview: Yoko Shimomura talks writing some of the genre's most iconic music

The lady behind Kingdom Hearts, Mana, and soon Final Fantasy XV talks to us about her impressive body of work.

interview by Alex Donaldson on 05 January, 2016

Talking Combat, Conspiracy & Choice with Deus Ex: Mankind Divided's Producer Talking Combat, Conspiracy & Choice with Deus Ex: Mankind Divided's Producer

We chat with Deus Ex Producer Olivier Proulx about the latest entry to Square Enix's sci-fi RPG.

interview by Alex Donaldson on 07 July, 2015

Musical Magic: A chat with Theatrhythm Final Fantasy's Creator Musical Magic: A chat with Theatrhythm Final Fantasy's Creator

We chat to Square Enix's Ichiro Hazama on merging the RPG and rhythm genres.

interview by Alex Donaldson on 11 September, 2014

Discussing Inquisition and Beyond with Dragon Age's Creative Director Discussing Inquisition and Beyond with Dragon Age's Creative Director

We chat to Mike Laidlaw about planning for the future, fan feedback, and the RPG genre at large.

interview by Alex Donaldson on 28 July, 2014

Talking Frozen, Philosophy & more with Kingdom Hearts 2.5 & 3's Co-Director Talking Frozen, Philosophy & more with Kingdom Hearts 2.5 & 3's Co-Director

We catch up with new Kingdom Hearts co-honcho Tai Yasue, and, yes, we ask him about Star Wars.

interview by Alex Donaldson and Erren Van Duine on 01 July, 2014

Talking Visual FX, Passion & Witchers with CD Projekt RED Talking Visual FX, Passion & Witchers with CD Projekt RED

We sit down with Jose Teixeria, Senior Visual Effects artist on The Witcher III: Wild Hunt to talk tech, passion, and building Geralt's massive open-world adventure.

interview by Alex Donaldson on 17 June, 2014

Looking back on 10 years of Final Fantasy XIII with Yoshinori Kitase Looking back on 10 years of Final Fantasy XIII with Yoshinori Kitase

We chat with the producer of all things FF13 about a decade of Lightning.

interview by Alex Donaldson on 14 November, 2013

Talking Final Fantasy, Kingdom Hearts & Development Philosophy with Tetsuya Nomura Talking Final Fantasy, Kingdom Hearts & Development Philosophy with Tetsuya Nomura

We chat to Square Enix's most prolific designer.

interview by Alex Donaldson on 16 July, 2013

Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn Interview with Naoki Yoshida Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn Interview with Naoki Yoshida

The Director and Producer of the newly revamped FF14 speaks out as the game nears release.

interview by Alex Donaldson on 08 July, 2013

E3 2013: Fable Anniversary Developer Interview E3 2013: Fable Anniversary Developer Interview

We chat to Ted Timmins, Lead Designer on Fable Anniversary - and a ten-year Fable series veteran.

interview by Alex Donaldson on 15 June, 2013

Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn Interview with Producer/Director Naoki Yoshida Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn Interview with Producer/Director Naoki Yoshida

The 2013 edition. Yoshida talks fan service, Skyrim and more.

interview by Alex Donaldson on 24 February, 2013

The Elder Scrolls Online Interview: Paul Sage, Creative Director The Elder Scrolls Online Interview: Paul Sage, Creative Director

We chat to Paul Sage, Creative Director on Bethesda's big-bet MMO.

interview by Alex Donaldson on 20 November, 2012

The Old Republic Interview: Bioware's Jeff Hickman The Old Republic Interview: Bioware's Jeff Hickman

Bioware's Executive Producer of Live Services Jeff Hickman chats to us about the future of TOR and the MMO genre.

interview by Alex Donaldson on 23 August, 2012

Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn Developer Interview, Round 2 Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn Developer Interview, Round 2

Yes, we're chatting to Yoshida again.

interview by Alex Donaldson on 22 August, 2012

Next page
Filter by: