Like any fine young lady, Parin loves the holidays, as do the fine folks that live in Tiese town. In fact, Tiese Town has absorbed not just a bit of monster culture, and just a large amount of mining culture, but also some Japanese culture. Yep, even the tiny town of Tiese has some multicultural […]
First and foremost, a massive thank you is in order! Gurumin 3D is now available in the eShop and it couldn’t have been possible without your support…seriously. We really enjoy talking with you, reading all of your positive comments on Twitter and Facebook, and seeing the love pouring in from press outlets – it makes […]
Greetings friends, We’ve been talking about it and hyping it up for a while now and it’s finally here. Weeks of editing, collaboration, and fine tuning went into the trailer’s creation, and today we’re thrilled to share with you the final version of the Gurumin 3D: A Monstrous Adventure Preview Trailer! Watch the new Preview […]
Gurumin connoisseurs frequently ask about the Rhythm Bar (or lack of one) and role that music plays in the game. It’s a great question that deserves a serious and more in-depth answer, so here goes. As Mr. Yoshihiro Kondo, now President of Nihon Falcom and originally the scenario writer for Gurumin, mentioned in an interview […]
We’ve scooped up a message thread from the Mastiff internal forum where the Japanese/English bilingual Mastiff team debates character names. A must read for those interested in the localization process.
A behind the scenes look at a day in the studio during production of Gurumin: A Monstrous Adventure. You’ll watch as voice director extraordinaire Kris Zimmerman puts Michael Gough Robin Atkin Downes and Dee Bradley Baker through their paces as Hyperbolic, Pierre and Rocko, respectively. Parin, voice by Amber Hood, was recorded on a previous day. This is actually the way video games dialogues are almost always put together… it is not actors reading around a table. Instead, each actor reads his or hear part and then dialogues are edited together in post production. Now you know!
Many Gurumin fans are convinced that the name Gurumin has something to do with the Japanese word guru-guru. It really makes sense since guru-guru is a word used in Japanese to describe something rotating or whizzing around in circles and Gurumin is full of things that…