Hideki Kamiya wants to make a true Okami sequel, Viewtiful Joe remake, and more
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In the latest issue of Dengeki PlayStation, PlatinumGames game designer and director Hideki Kamiya spoke about the sorts of projects he’d be interested in working on in the future. Kamiya cited a “true Okami sequel” and a Viewtiful Joe remake as just a couple of things he’d love to pursue.
“I want to work on a Devil May Cry and Viewtiful Joe remake, or a true sequel for Okami. A cooperation with Dante (from Devil May Cry) and Bayonetta might also be fun. Dear Capcom, if it’s okay with someone like me, I will help anytime. Best regards. Everyone, bow down your heads together with me!”
Capcom needs to find a way to get Kamiya and PlatinumGames involved with a new Okami game. Okamiden was nice for what it was, but a true sequel as Kamiya suggested would be a dream come true. And while we’re at it, we seriously need Okami HD on Switch, Capcom…
HandyGames planning ten more games for Switch
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HandyGames just published Aces of the Luftwaffe: Squadron on the Switch eShop at the end of last week. The company is only getting started with Nintendo’s console, as ten more games are in the pipeline.
Townsmen is up first in early 2018. Compared to the original mobile game, it’ll have completely reworked UI and optimized joypad handling.
Atelier Lydie & Suelle goes gold, new returning characters confirmed
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This week’s issue of Famitsu has another update on Atelier Lydie & Suelle: The Alchemists and the Mysterious Paintings. The magazine confirms that the game has gone gold. In other words, development is finished.
Famitsu also reveals three more characters for the game. Hagel Boldness, Pamela Ibis, and Corneria will be appearing.
Hagel Boldness is a blacksmith who has appeared in previous Atelier games. Pamela Ibis is also a returning character and continues to work for the church in Atelier Lydie & Suelle. Corneria, back from Atelier Sophie: The Alchemist of the Mysterious Book, shrunk slightly in height each time she used her power to duplicate items, but now appears to get bigger.
New Valkyria Chronicles 4 details
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Last night, SEGA unveiled Valkyria Chronicles 4. New details have already come in from this week’s issue of Famitsu.
Gematsu translated some of the tidbits that have leaked out so far. Here’s what we know:
Gal*Gun 2 out in Japan on March 15
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This week’s issue of Famitsu contains a release date for Gal*Gun 2. In Japan, the game is set to arrive on March 15. The standard version will cost 6,980 yen while the limited edition will be priced at 9,980 yen.
Famitsu also says that over 70 girls will appear in the high school between students and teachers. “Shooting Parts” are also included as defensive battles. Finally, Gal*Gun 2 will have new characters, actions, and game systems.
Tiny Metal pushed back a month
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Tiny Metal won’t be launching this week as originally planned. On Twitter, publisher Unties states that the game will now launch on December 21.
The extra time will be used to further enhance the game’s quality. Also, the team will be adding in a few more features.
Thanks to Paul R for the tip.
Famitsu review scores (11/20/17)
This week’s Famitsu review scores are as follows:
Nobunaga’s Ambition: Taishi (NSW/PS4) – 9/9/9/9
Xenoblade Chronicles 2 (NSW) – 9/9/8/9
Cat Quest (NSW/PS4) – 8/8/9/8
Attack on Titan 2: Future Coordinates (3DS) – 8/8/8/8
Chouchou Jiken Rhapsodic (PSV) – 8/8/8/8
Crayonshin-Chan: Geki Atsu! Oden World Daikonran (3DS) – 7/7/9/8
Super Lucky’s Tale (XBO) – 7/8/8/8
The Surge (PS4) – 8/8/8/7
Kirby Battle Royale (3DS) – 7/7/8/8
Usotsuki Shangri-La (PSV) – 7/7/7/8
Little Witch Academia: Chamber of Time (PS4) – 7/7/7/7
The Game Paradise: CruisinMix (PS4) – 7/7/7/6
Shinobi Refle: Senran Kagura out in Japan on November 24th
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We knew that Shinobi Refle: Senran Kagura was due to be released sometime this year, but it turns out it’s actually quite soon – the game will be released this Friday, on November 24th. It will be an eShop-exclusive title. Since the Switch is region-free, you will be able to easily download it by accessing the Japanese eShop. Note that the game has received a Cero D rating in Japan, which means it’s an 18+ / adults-only game.
New playable characters and gameplay features revealed for Attack on Titan 2
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Famitsu magazine has revealed some new gameplay tidbits and playable characters for Koei Tecmo’s upcoming Switch game Attack on Titan 2 (thanks to Gematsu for the translation):
- New playable characters: Hannes, Ian Dietrich, Mitabi Jarnach, Rico Brzenska
- A “Surprise Attack” can be used on Titans once the Surprise Attack meter has filled up
- Base Contruction – build towers, forts etc on the field
- Titans will become stronger when their “Alertness” rises
- “Buddy Actions” will allow allies to support and protect you
- “Hook Drive” – a special counter attack that is triggered when you dodge a Titan’s attack at the last moment
UK software sales (Week ending 11/18/2017) – Switch/Wii U/3DS charts
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This week’s Switch/ Wii U/3DS-specific UK software sales are as follows:
1. Super Mario Odyssey – Nintendo
2. Mario Kart 8 Deluxe – Nintendo
3. The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim – Bethesda Softworks
4. The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild – Nintendo
5. Mario + Rabbids: Kingdom Battle – Ubisoft
6. L.A. Noire Remastered – Take 2
7. Splatoon 2 – Nintendo
8. Sonic Forces – SEGA
9. 1-2-Switch – Nintendo
10. Doom – Bethesda Softworks
1. Minecraft: Wii U Edition – Nintendo
2. Just Dance 2018 – Ubisoft
3. The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild – Nintendo
4. Super Mario 3D World – Nintendo
5. New Super Bros. U + Super Luigi U – Nintendo
6. Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze – Nintendo
7. Wii Party U – Nintendo
8. Just Dance 2017 – Ubisoft
9. Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker – Nintendo
10. Splatoon – Nintendo
1. Pokemon Ultra Sun – Nintendo
2. Pokemon Ultra Moon – Nintendo
3. New Super Mario Bros. 2 – Nintendo
4. Mario Kart 7 – Nintendo
5. Super Mario 3D Land – Nintendo
6. Miitopia – Nintendo
7. Tomodachi Life – Nintendo
8. Luigi’s Mansion 2 – Nintendo
9. Layton’s Mystery Journey- Nintendo
10. Pokemon Sun – Nintendo