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Nintendo wants to focus more on developing new IP

While Nintendo’s bread and butter has always been in long-running blockbuster franchises like The Legend of Zelda and Super Mario, the company wants to generate more original IP during the Nintendo Switch lifecycle. In an interview with Nikkei, which was translated by VGC, Nintendo President, Shuntaro Furukawa, said: “I myself …

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Square Enix President explains his rule of three

Recently Square Enix President, Yosuke Matsuda has been in the news after explaining his rule for judging new IP/franchises. In an interview with Weekly Famitsu the publisher head explained that he believes that a new franchise needs at least three games before its success can be judged reasonably. “Looking retrospectively …

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Blizzard announces new IP Overwatch

Blizzcon officially kicked off just a few hours ago and during the opening ceremony Blizzard decided to announce its first new franchise in a long time- Overwatch. Overwatch is a cartoonish team-based first person shooter, currently those at the event are comparing the game to Team Fortress 2. A CG …

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