Category: Interviews

Square Enix Interviews SaGa’s Tomomi Kobayashi, Kenji Ito

Square Enix posted an interview with two of the team members behind the SaGa series, illustrator Tomomi Kobayashi and composer Kenji Ito. The interview covers the pair’s work on the series, particularly the recently-released Romancing SaGa 3 and the upcoming SaGa Scarlet Grace: Ambitions.

Heartbound Interview

The three-person crew of Pirate Software is working on a story that promises a lot of heart. Developer Jason Thor Hall let us know about the non-traditional Heartbound, which is currently available on Steam Early Access.

Sunless Skies Interview

PAX has come and gone, but its legend lives on in a head-to-head with Hannah Flynn, communications director for Failbetter Games. Roving reporter Zach’s interview contains all the news we choo-choo-choose to print about Sunless Skies, inspirational interns, and complicated canon.

Dauntless E3 Impression and Interview

Dauntless is already a game available across several platforms, and E3 revealed the Switch as the latest console players can join up with. We got a chance to challenge the game’s newest Behemoth, Winterhorn, and chat with the developers a bit about the upcoming changes.

ESA Foundation E3 Interview

E3 may, on the face of it, be primarily about the games, but it’s also the opportunity for organisations to make their mark on the industry. Charalampos Papadimitriou was able to talk to the ESA Foundation’s Executive Director, Anastasia Staten, about its work on inclusivity in gaming and underrepresented populations.

MISTOVER Interview

South Korean developer Krafton is currently developing a Japanese style RPG for Steam and the Nintendo Switch named MISTOVER. James Han, a producer for MISTOVER, answers some of our questions and gives us a preview of the upcoming game.

A Light in the Void Interview

Composer Austin Wintory (The Banner Saga trilogy) has teamed up with director Anthony Lund to create A Light in the Void, a concert event combining science, music, and storytelling. Austin was kind enough to answer some questions ahead of the premiere in Denver on Friday, which will be streamed live worldwide.

Nick Kaelar (Varien) Interview

Nick Kaelar, more widely known by his stage name Varien, is a composer and producer whose work has covered a wide variety of genres and media. He is also a huge JRPG fan and RPGamer had the pleasure of chatting with him about his history with RPGs, how they’ve influenced his music, and his dreams of composing for them.