Little King’s Lament
Sorry kid: you had way too much engaging gameplay and not enough blood, guns and tits
Japanese publisher Marvelous announced recently that it lost 1.623b Yen ($18.12m at current exchange rates) in the year ending March 2010. Compared to the losses of other publishers, that may sound like a small loss, but Marvelous revenues were only 82.85b Yen ($92.46m) for the fiscal year. During the year ending March 2009, Marvelous had revenues of 101.40b Yen ($113.16m) and lost only 1.221b Yen ($13.63m).
The King is dead
long live the King. Sob.1
1 You can still, posthumously, show your support, heathen–there’s also the marvelous Rune Factory Frontier for all your farming and monster slavery needs.