Quantcast
Working Designs nearly localized the Samurai Shodown RPG - Destructoid

DestructoidJapanatorTomopopFlixist



Working Designs nearly localized the Samurai Shodown RPG


8:00 AM on 04.26.2012
Working Designs nearly localized the Samurai Shodown RPG photo



Are there any old school gamers out there that remember how badass Working Designs was? They were one of the original "Atlus-like" localization gurus that were responsible for a string of amazing Western releases, like the Lunar series, Vanguard Bandits, and thus, a large portion of my childhood.

Former Working Designers member and current Gaijinworks head Vic Ireland took to Reddit recently, to answer fan questions and interact with the gaming community. One particularly awesome bit of information gleaned from the thread was the fact that he nearly brought over SNK's Samurai Shodown RPG, but ended up deciding against it. He also muses on the idea of fighting to bring over/port the PS2 Goemon game via the PSN (yes please!).

So about that Samurai Shodown game: can someone just make me a Hanzo hack and slash? Or a Galford/Poppy Fable-esque adventure game? Or bring Haohmaru back in a Capcom crossover? Someone do something with this series!

Working Designs Was "Close" To Doing Samurai Showdown RPG [Siliconera]






Comments not appearing? Anti-virus apps like Avast or some browser extensions can cause this.
Easy fix: Add   [*].disqus.com   to your software's white list. Tada! Happy comments time again.

Did you know? You can now get daily or weekly email notifications when humans reply to your comments.







Developer stuff

1:30 PM on 04.14.2014
Development ceased on World of Darkness MMO

CCP Games announced today that development has been halted on the World of Darkness massively multiplayer online game. In a statement, CCP CEO Hilmar Veigar Pétursson expressed regret over the decision, sayin...more



9:15 AM on 04.14.2014
I'm into Adventures in Game Development

I recently started watching Adventures in Game Development cold turkey. Falco Girigs, lead engine developer of the Elysian Shadows project, had just told me about his upcoming indie, next-gen 2D RPG for current computers and...more



2:30 PM on 04.11.2014
Naughty Dog will make 'several anniversary announcements' this year

Naughty Dog will celebrate its 30th anniversary this year and in doing so, there will be "several anniversary announcements happening over the coming months." The first is a collaboration with Dark Horse Comics on The Art of ...more



View all Developer stuff






Back to Top




All content is yours to recycle through our Creative Commons License permitting non-commercial sharing requiring attribution. Our communities are obsessed with videoGames, movies, anime, and toys.

Living the dream since March 16, 2006

Advertising on destructoid is available: Please contact them to learn more