The main difference between Japanese video games and western video games is found within the essence of why they exist. Western games from North America and Europe are often about the experience, sometimes foregoing anything resembling a difficult sequence in favor of telling a story or eliciting certain emotions. Japanese games do this as well sometimes, of course, but much more often than their western counterparts, they exist simply for the challenge, daring their players to be perfect. In this gameplay video for Megaman
's spiritual successor, Mighty No. 9
, the game's lead composer takes on the game's challenge mode that evokes those core far east principles.
Mighty No. 9
was recently delayed
until February 9th.