Game designer Tomonobu Itagaki tells The Daily Telegraph why he makes no apologies about the bloodiness of his latest creation.
Oh yeah? then where are the giant enemy crabs? heh j/k I hope itagaki makes it even more bloodier and add more gore :P like guts flying out of stomachs when ryu slashes them or something :)
Itagaki obviously doesn't care for the japanese market.
But that's business, release a game like NG II in the US where the 360 has the biggest install base will generate the most revenue.
Looking foward to playing this game though, I hope this time there's some actual story to it.
i just hope NG 2 isnt as linear as the previous ones
NG1 isn't even that linear wtf? There's more then one way around place. You either haven't played NG, or don't know what linear means.
This will rock.
"'It's a modern re-telling of Japanese combat'"
I would love that to be true, but unfortunately I'm still waiting for such a game. Since the old Sword of the Samurai game by Sid Meyer we haven't got anything that actually captures the spirit of feudal Japan. Way of the Samurai series and Yakuza 3 are a step in the right driection but they are still too arcade for my tastes.
I think Itagaki refers to the amount of gore, and not the story of the game.
I know that, just wanted to throw my 2 cents in this :)
Ok =) There's a Romance of the three kingdoms game that's coming to the PS3. Might be something worth checking out.
Hum...I checked that and still its not what I'm looking for. AND thats based on a chinese classic, not japanese. Still, if done the right way, it could be amazing. Not holding my breath though. OH, the DESPAIR!!!
... I wanna play this game as it was intended to be played, and not how the BBFC or whatever wants me to experience this game.
I'm a 31 year old, sane, non-violent male. But I dont want to be babied by an overprotective goverment which uses 'violent videogames' as convenient scapegoat for their own agenda...
Looks awesome, but NG isn't my sort of game.
of the same
... but 'more of the same' wouldnt be a bad thing, when it comes to Ninja Gaiden.
NGB is one of the best games EVER, gameplay-wise... so if they now have better levels, better graphics, and a gameplay that is as good or better as NGB, than it will still be a must-buy.
MGS4, FFXIII, GT5 more of the same?
you forgot Halo 3
Except Halo 3 doesn't have have like 20 something games and spinoffs. gg
because everyone knows that Halo 3 PIONEEREED the FPS genre...[/sarcasm]
This article is crap:
"This is an inversion of next-generation console sales in the West where, after the ever-present Wii, the Xbox 360 has generally been ahead of the PS3."
Uh, the PS3 outsold the 360 in 2007 and not just in Japan. The UIS and Great Britain do not constitute the west alone.
Also Itagaki may be Japanese but he obviously isn't a student of the Senkoku Jidai. Sword combat in reality rarely went beyond one or two strikes. Exceptions were found in war when soldiers were armor or blows were made glancingly or with dull blades from day long combat.
This isn't my opinion but ratehr factys gathered by Japanese historians. Maybe Itagaki should try reading it.
you should go give your dog a red rocket instead of coming here talking out of your ass.
next time try educating us on why who you're opposing is wrong. I dunno, might actually contribute to the matter at hand....you think?
Suck on it kigmal and welcome to the ignore list. The article was incorrect and didn't support your side. Boo effin hoo.
Its not a modern re-telling of anything. Unless he can somehow rationalize how mysterious demons explode in blood and this one ninja can: turn into a spirit bird, use magic, do any of the crap ryu does. at least devil may cry realizes how ridiculous it is, gaiden takes itself too seriously.
I think you took this article way to serious and out of context, you sound mad.
Theres gore.they hate that. And, there isnt any innocent 16 yr old gurls with swords, or hentai in it. The japanese,weirdos, or just sick perverts?
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