Microsoft buying Atlus would be amazing.

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3 years ago#31
zinsindetta posted...
I would love if Microsoft did this. The pony tears will be awesome! Oh yeah, and it will help Xbox One to sell in Japan.


Yeah, in that scenario, you may even see up to 5% of the tears Xbots are shedding over the PS4's pre-orders trampling the Bone's!
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3 years ago#32
Buying out a niche Japanese company and marketing it to people who don't really buy the system for that genre. Yeah. It'd be amazing. So amazing that Atlus would likely be stripped and liquidated within months of their first release.
3 years ago#33
SilverShadow881 posted...
American companies can't buy Japanese ones.

Japanese law.


I forgot, Japanese people are xenophobic.
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3 years ago#34
Grand_Blue posted...
SilverShadow881 posted...
American companies can't buy Japanese ones.

Japanese law.


I forgot, Japanese people are xenophobic.


Has nothing to do with it.
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3 years ago#35
NewMoonShadow posted...
CyhortI82 posted...
Nope, no console developer should get Atlus. I want them to be third party and on every system.


Atlus doesn't really release multiplatform anyway. Their games are primarily PlayStation, with the occasional port to the other consoles.


They've released a lot of games on the DS and 3DS and are making a crossover for the Wii U.

So it's pretty much Nintendo and Sony consoles/handhelds they make games for.
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3 years ago#36
SazukeEX posted...
NewMoonShadow posted...
CyhortI82 posted...
Nope, no console developer should get Atlus. I want them to be third party and on every system.


Atlus doesn't really release multiplatform anyway. Their games are primarily PlayStation, with the occasional port to the other consoles.


They've released a lot of games on the DS and 3DS and are making a crossover for the Wii U.

So it's pretty much Nintendo and Sony consoles/handhelds they make games for.


Atlus spreads the love. Lets not forget that Catherine was multiplat between the PS3 and 360.
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3 years ago#37
Then, can Microsoft Game Studios Japan buy it?
3 years ago#38
They can't and I'm glad.
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3 years ago#39
Grand_Blue posted...
SilverShadow881 posted...
American companies can't buy Japanese ones.

Japanese law.


I forgot, Japanese people are xenophobic.


1. No, they just don't want pompous pigs owning their companies. Especially ones that dropped bombs on them.

2. The Boondocks is NOT anime.
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3 years ago#40
Atlus's Fanbase are almost all on Sony/Nintendo hardware....

Wouldn't make sense for MS to buy them.
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