Category Archives: Quick Questions

[Quick Questions] Giant Atari Joystick – Artist Jason Torchinsky

Giant Atari Stick

While at the Super iam8bit show, many pieces caught our eye. However, the most iconic piece of hardware was there in 15:1 scale form and caught everyone’s eye. Jason Torchinsky had constructed a gigantic, working model of the Atari 2600 joystick and displayed it at the show. Anyone who’s been there already would have undoubtedly seen and been awed by it. During some downtime after the gallery’s opening, we were able to sit down with Torchinsky and get in a couple of Quick Questions. For more on Torchinsky’s work, be sure to check out his website!

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[Quick Questions] Cave Story 3D – Producer Jack Niida

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While a relatively unknown game, Cave Story has been making a splash amongst fans of indie games for some time already for its old school roots, which shine through the simple, yet difficult gameplay. Earlier this year, NIS America has announced that the game will be making its 3D debut on the 3DS later this year. Curious about the game and what it will bring to a wider audience, we decided to ask Cave Story 3D producer Jack Niida a couple of Quick Questions. Hopefully you guys are as excited as us to get in some old school, side scrolling fun this November! For more, check out the game’s official website here.

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[Quick Questions] Booth Girl World – Ashleigh Olivas

Some refer to them as the tools of a tiresome marketing stratagem. Others say they diminish the earnest gravity of the gaming industry. Everyone else quickly assume that they have it easy. Whatever your views may be regarding booth girls, none of the above universally applies as truth.

While at this year’s E3, I ran into one of many who has been awesome enough to share her tale. Here to set the story straight is one of Eyedentity’s Dragon Nest booth babes, Ashleigh Olivas, with a couple of answers to our (not so) Quick Questions.

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[Quick Questions] Record of Agarest War Zero – Public Relations Coordinator James Xie

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While packed with sex appeal, the Record of Agarest War series has definitely been making the rounds as a legit and quality strategy RPG as well. With the latest release, Record of Agarest War Zero, the series has already garnered a good following in the states. To tell us a bit more about the game series, PR coordinator James Xie of Aksys Games takes a few moments to answer a couple of Quick Questions for us.

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[Quick Questions] Ninja Gaiden 3 – Team NINJA Leader Yosuke Hayashi

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Ever since its teaser trailer leading up to E3, Ninja Gaiden 3 has been making some buzz about how the game will turn out and what fans can expect. After all, the game boasts a rich pedigree leading all the way back to the original Nintendo Entertainment System. With Ninja Gaiden 3, Tomonobu Itagaki will no longer lead the project as producer, leaving even more fans in the dark about the game’s prospects. However, since the playable demo was available at E3, concerns were quickly answered and fans got a good taste of what’s to come. To find out more about this game, we ask Team NINJA Leader Yosuke Hayashi a couple of Quick Questions.

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[Quick Questions] Earth Defense Force: Insect Armageddon – Senior Producer Brian Etheridge


A long running series in Japan, the Earth Defense Force series made its debut in the US with D3Publisher’s Earth Defense Force 2017 on the Xbox 360 in 2007. Just last week, it’s insect-blasting sequel hit both the Xbox 360 and Playstation 3. To find out more about it, we ask senior producer Brian Etheridge a couple of Quick Questions. Fans and strangers to the series will want to give this a good read as he goes quite in-depth about the game and its features.


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[Quick Questions] Cooking Mama 4: Kitchen Magic – Producer Joe McHale

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Already on its fourth iteration, the Cooking Mama franchise is still going strong. Although it has already spawned other recreational activities for Mama, such as camping, it seems that we’ll be joining her for at least one more adventure in the kitchen in Cooking Mama 4: Kitchen Magic. This time, since the game will be on the 3DS, Mama will have a whole new set of tools to use. To enlighten us, producer Joe McHale answered a couple of Quick Questions regarding the new entry into the series.

[Quick Questions] Pokédex 3D – Project Market Coordinator Joel Simon

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Recently released with the Nintendo eShop on the Nintendo 3DS, Pokédex 3D is already making a splash amongst Pokémon fans with its expansive database of Pokémon from the Unova region. Players can view all their favorite Pokémon, given that they were lucky enough to have it in their own Pokédex or have a friend who can give it to them, and even take pictures with them! Lots of great things involved in this completely free title and we decided to ask Joel Simon, project market coordinator of Pokédex 3D, a couple of Quick Questions.

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[Quick Questions] Street Fighter III: Third Strike Online – Producer Derek Neal

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Definitely one of the most awaited releases for long time fighting game fans, Street Fighter III: Third Strike Online will feature many improvements such as graphical filters, GGPO netcode, YouTube integration, and a challenge mode that impress players with trails in both parrying skills and combos. While not busy wrecking people in tournaments as Goryus, Producer Derek Neal is hard at work on Third Strike Online and he took some free time to answer a couple of Quick Questions for us.

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