Today, you will find people of all ages enjoying these games in some form or the other. While kids love cartoons and animated characters in fairy tale stories; adults prefer games on a more realistic scale such as war games and puzzles. Let’s now get to know more about these games that have been popular worldwide since decades.
What sets them apart?
A majority of these games have a lot many animated characters which perform many funny and amusing actions in the game in a bid to entertain the players. The Japanese style of animation is mainly taken from a comic book series called “Manga” and it is highly popular amongst kids of all ages. Not only in Japan, but kids all over the world love Manga comics and characters depicted or improvised from these books. What sets Manga cartoons apart from other cartoon characters are the features. Big eyes, blunt features and a virtual absence of a nose comprise of their distinct features.
Apart from these animated games, there are a lot more options available in Japanese Games today. There are racing games, card games, mysteries, puzzles, and others. The main aim of Japanese game makers today is to give a more realistic feel to the characters and even to the game overall. Today manufacturers of Japanese Games have even started making 3D animated Japanese Games in a bid to grab a greater market share as also the attention of new and old gaming enthusiasts who love this new technology.
How it all started?
The first company to introduce video games made in Japan to the world was Japanese electronics giant Nintendo. They stepped into the market way back in the year 1917, as mentioned earlier and took the market by stomr and introduced people to a whole new form of entertainment. Competition came in much later for Nintendo in the form of Sony and others.
Present Day Scenario:
Games of today are far ahead of the ones’ that people used to play in the 1990′s. Consoles like PlayStation and PlayStation Portable, both manufactured by Japanese Company, Sony and Nintendo’s “Wii” console have totally redefined gaming. With accelerometers and motion sensing technologies, one can easily play games like tennis, cricket and many others in ways never imagined before.
Japanese Games today literally bring the gaming environment alive and this helps people step into a whole new world that people only used to see in science fiction movies!