Things aren't looking so rosy for a continuation of Spike Chunsoft's Zero Escape series. We talk to director Kotaro Uchikoshi about the inspiration behind his games, and the challenges of keeping a niche genre alive.
Pete Davison and Jeremy Parish look back at the ways this year's games succeeded and failed at telling great stories.
In this week's roundup of all things Japanese gaming, we take a look at Narcissu, a free indie visual novel hoping to get on Steam, plus Idea Factory International's site launches, there's an Atelier anime on the way, and Sega has a pleasing announcement for Hatsune Miku fans.
We saw quite a few games at E3 obviously shooting for adult audiences, but making something dark isn't the only way to be mature.