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Japan Games Week 2023
March 13-17, 2023
In celebration of Fortnite's MEGA Chapter 4 - Season 2 launch, we wanted to highlight some awesome Unreal Engine-powered games coming out of Japan. For Japan Games Week 2023, expect a plethora of coverage on some incredibly diverse Japanese-developed titles including Hi-Fi Rush, Like a Dragon: Ishin!, and much more!
Monday, March 13
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How Unreal Engine helped Ryu Ga Gotoku Studio reinvent Like a Dragon: Ishin! for modern consoles
Ryu Ga Gotoku Studio revisits one of its older Yakuza spin-offs with Like a Dragon: Ishin! The developer turns to Unreal Engine to remaster a title that never saw a Western release until now.
ONE PIECE ODYSSEY turns the popular manga into a rousing RPG adventure as a celebration of its 25th anniversary
For the 25th anniversary of the ONE PIECE manga and anime series, Bandai Namco Entertainment and ILCA explain how they crafted ONE PIECE ODYSSEY, an immense RPG adventure that honors the series’ history.
Inside Unreal | What it was like Prototyping Hi-Fi RUSH
This week in celebration of Unreal Engine’s Japan Games Week 2023 we’ll have on one of the developers of the incredible Hi-Fi RUSH! We’ll dive into the story of how the game was prototyped, what challenges were faced along the way (namely due to it being their first time using the engine!) and the sage advice learned from the process.
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