Immersion Breakers in JRPGs

Immersion is such a personal thing that it’s impossible to define one set of rules that would apply to everyone. For me, I would say a big part of immersion is staying consistent. This applies to the rules of your world or the characters themselves. As much as I love JRPGs they are frequently guilty […]

Why Do I Play Video Games?

Starting a job at a video game company made me view games in a different way. It made me think about what I did like about games in general. I realized I really love games where I can interact with a lot of things and hear what different characters have to say. It’s things like […]

Why Do I Play JRPGs?

When I was younger, it was a given that each new video game was going to get at least two playthroughs. The number of games I owned was very small and I couldn’t buy new games whenever I wanted. Life was hard as a young gamer. As I got older, I eventually got to the […]

Welcome Janine!

HexaNeph Games is tremendously excited to introduce our new artist, Janine Maganito. Janine shares our passion for telling amazing stories with exciting worlds and characters. As the very first artist to join our company she will be contributing to all facets of the company’s artistic needs. From website design to character creation and user interface. […]

We’re Hiring an Artist!

HexaNeph Games is looking to grow! We’ve published one title and are expanding the team for our second game. Our current biggest need is a dedicated artist. We’re looking for someone who can help drive the art direction for our next game, a 2D JRPG. We’re flexible to what exactly this means, but you should […]

Business Strategy

We’ve been playing video games for a long time here at HexaNeph Games. It’s not an overstatement to say that games had a significant impact on our childhood and helped shape who we are. It’s no surprise then, that over time, we grew to become fans of specific companies that consistently made top quality games […]

The Golden Rule

The Golden Rule may not be perfect, but the general idea of it is spot on. As this company grows, we want to make sure to never forget the things we love and hate as gamers ourselves. It seems like so many studios out there lose focus of this and it’s always to their long-term […]

Immersion is Key

At HexaNeph games, we strongly believe that the best video games are the most immersive ones. Many games can have great mechanics, good art, or enjoyable music. The best games, however, can pull off the ultimate magic trick: they distort time and space itself! A truly immersive game can make hours turn into minutes and […]