The developer has broken his silence after his game was a complete no-show at this year's E3.
There's no reason to not support this game. I am fastly getting sick of Nintendo's decision making. To delay this game to pad out the library or to not bring it at all would be so damn stupid.
Nintendo has been doing some really stupid things lately, but i don't think they are THAT dumb. After all they showed Neo fast racing in the tree house and FF5. I think Dthird is going to get a dedicated direct soon. Thats still not a good reason for it to skip E3, but at least it would be a reason. I'm not going to underestimate Nintendo's ability to disappoint though.
satoru iwata is now the ceo of america which goes to show his lack of interest in the american market.
Can't believe they didn't show it. They wonder why third party devs don't touch them. It's not just about how powerful your tec is it's the way they treat people outside of their company.
Itagaki is one of my favorite devs, as you can see by my profile pic. But I can't justify buying a Wii U just for the game, especially after seeing Nintendo's plans for the future.. or their lack thereof.
Huge fellow Ninja Gaiden fan here as well. Love to see what Itagaki-san has in store, but he chose the Wii U! What Nintendo has shown so far is not my cup of tea. Why is the Wii U still priced that high? Hoping for a remake of Ninja Gaiden 2 on Xbox One! Heck just give me backwards compatibility with improved performance and I will be dang happy.
They had some pretty good ad-campaigns for Bayonetta 2, including a Direct. W101 also got a Direct. It's weird that it wasn't mentioned, but that doesn't mean it won't get its own ND in the near future.
you are right, nintendo are very selfish, they only care about promoting their own games, and any games they have a hand in. they are so arrogant they dont seem to realise promoting other companies games will be helping them too. thei e3 would have been so much better if they included 3rd party games... it would have at least beefed up the presentation. instead the only thing worth talking about was a starfox game that looked like it was produced on a gamecube dev kit. zero is a fitting title for how much interest i have in it after seeing it
You do know that Nintendo had a hand in Devil's Third including development, right? I hope NOA has learned from its many stupid mistakes during the Wii and doesn't not publish this game.
At this point, I'm expecting a full Direct for the game, alongside a U.S. release date for the near future.
Anything but would be a colossal fail at this point.
so were just forgetting about the footage and stuff itagaki spoke about like 5 days BEFORE e3 and also their release dates for japan and europe, you people need to chill there will most likely be a direct in july. why would they show a 2 min trailer and maybe 20mins of footage at the treehouse, when they could do a 30-40 minute direct dedicated to detailing and showing off multiple online modes and show more of the story and generate more hype for the game closer to its release. and if there is problems with a us version they can also explain it in detail with a direct aswell.
I been playing Ninja Gaiden in hype for Devils Third. They have my money for a US release.
Why didn't he go with ms? Why Nintendo? They really don't cater to too many games like this.
Competition, most likely. With so many shooters like CoD out there on other systems to overshadow it, D3rd needed a platform where it could stand out when compared to other games on it. And there's no doubt at all that, compared to Nintendo's offerings, D3rd stands out. That's not the same as guaranteeing high sales, but it'll definitely be recognized.
just read the top few bits its an interview plus article but briefly explains why he choose nintendo. http://kotaku.com/what-devi...
When the game was going to be published by THQ, it was headed for the PS3/Xbox 360. When THQ folded, the game went into the wind. However Ninendo are effectively killing sales for this game and killing sales of Wii Us for this game. You do not wait until later to do something in the current gaming climate. You have to show matters early enough - such as E3 when the world press is there. Duh. Else you might as well put the game in a pine box and say the last rites. Above it was stated what Nintendo could do before launch. Imagining what Nintendo "could" do doesn't carry any water from the well. While we are at it let's just imagine Nintendo will have a primetime TV special for the game hosted by Brad Pitt. If we are going to make something up then by all means go big. Nintendo could do a lot of things but so far they have effectively buried this game. It is almost like they regret the deal. Not showing a game at E3 when it is launching in less than 60 days is like telling the developer to hold a sack of bricks while Nintendo pushes them off the pier. Then again, this isn't the first time they blocked it out of their digital event. And relying on Itagaki for facts concerning this title is similar to a loan shark saying "take your time with the money" He hasn't exactly been accurate over the last SEVERAL YEARS with this game. Some of that wasn't his own fault but the in those instances he was either making things up or being blind to the fact he wasn't in control. Money is in control and it isn't his money. I want this title and it is one of the reasons I bought a Wii U but its like Nintendo is following printed instructions on how to kill a console. Maybe Nintendo really wants to Kill Wii U sales so they can move on to their next console and this is just one more sign of them tightening their grip on the Wii U's throat.
Itagaki had trouble finding another publisher to fund and market Devil's Third after his initial publishing deal with publisher THQ dissolved and he was able to secure the rights of his game. Nintendo was one of the only publishers he approached that offered to publish Devil's Third.
People at THQ also know that Itagaki was burning through cash and not for developmental purposes either. Before Nintendo, Itagaki continued development with a wad of money from a private investor as well.
@morganfell How do you know Itagaki had another backer in between THQ and Nintendo? Please PM me if you have insider info, thanks
THQ folded. Nintendo stepped up to fund it like Bayonetta 2. I find it funny how Sony sorta but doesn't save Shenmue III by making fans fund it then say they will but won't publish it. Yet Sony is the savior. Nintendo saved Bayonetta 2 and Devils Third by FULLY funding it themselves and people complain. What a silly world we live in.
hey, the reasons for this should be clear after you see what everyone has been saying. Sony and Yu have been facing harsh criticism that they are taking fans money to essentially fund a PS4 game. Yu had to equivocally state he decided not to go with any partner, including Sony, cuz none met his specific criteria. Sony's role w Shenmue 3 is very limited, because Yu chose this.
NX launch title maybe?
Its coming out in Japan and Europe this August.... NX is at least 2017. Guess again.
Ok so at least we have a confirmed date with the game.
Nintendo are not killing off WiiU if you look at DeNa deal there combining,Tablet,PC,Mobile,3DS ,WiiU,NX in their new account system so expect to see WiiU exist along side NX when that releases basically some WiiU games the most ambitious ones like Zelda and what ever RetroStudio's are cooking and EAD hard at work on a main Mario game,although i dont think the new Mario will hit WiiU expect there to be lots of cross platform WiiU/NX games in the future but NX version will be 1080p60fps with superior graphics,Nintendo will not kill off the wiiu its sales are better year on year. Also Nintendo have lots of studios like Monster games ect that as far as i know haven't brought anything to wiiu so maybe Nintendo have lots of studio's working on release games for NX they need a killer release line-up that deserves heavy marketing to make sure NX is their flagship console that puts them bk at the top in sales and i think with this mobile shift they will make billions off that which in turn will make the console space more healthy basically more investment in game development. Win Win...
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