The Japanese Games Based on Western IPs wiki last edited by Jagged85 on 02/02/14 02:52AM View full history

Overview

Back in the 80's and 90's, it was a common trend to outsource Western IP's to Japanese developers. Many popular Western IP's at the time, from Disney and Marvel to Rambo and Ninja Turtles, were frequently outsourced to Japanese developers.

The reverse, Japanese IPs outsourced to Western developers, was less common at the time (beyond British developers such as Ocean Software and Rare), but is becoming increasingly more common nowadays.

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