Project: Cave Co WebsiteProject specifics:
- Website design
Client location: Japan
When I was approached by Cave, I had to literally double, triple and quadrouple check that it was actually THE Cave, the bullet hell shmup masters behind some of my all time favourite games, DoDonPachi, Espgaluda and ProGear. I literally had to pinch myself at the same time that I was screaming YES, YES, YES I want this project!!!!
After a number of calls with Cave we covered the many points that needed to be covered in this large project. We knew it had to have a broad enough creative approach that would appeal to both the Japanese fans and the western ones. This is something that can often quite a challenge with gaming sites. So, with a handful of their downright amazing artwork, I set to work on the design. And after only a couple of minor amends, we were onto a winner! The best bit about this project was not only that I was working with my idols, but also for the fact that we worked out a deal where I got my hands on a brand new copy of DoDonPachi Black Label for my arcade cab!!!! And to make it even more epic, it was signed by Mr.Ikeda himself!!! This was a geeks dream! Check out my blog for some piccies!
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