It might be a very good 12 months for Deadly Body followers with co-creator and producer Keisuke Kikuchi not too long ago expressing curiosity in doing one thing to have fun the sequence’ 20th anniversary. Sure, that is proper, as of this December the survival horror sequence can have been round for 20 years.
Here is what Kikuchi needed to say in an interview with Famitsu, as translated by Gematsu:
“2021 is…the 20th anniversary of the Deadly Body sequence, so I’d wish to have fun it in a roundabout way if potential.”
Final April, Kikuchi talked about how he nonetheless had excessive hopes for the sequence’ return. In the end, although, t’s as much as Nintendo, as Koei Tecmo solely develops it:
“although I’ve these hopes, it is a sequence that Nintendo publishes for us and I solely deal with the event. So even when I have been to say I need to make one other sport, that doesn’t essentially imply that’s what is going to occur.“
On the time, he was additionally requested in regards to the possibilities of remasters, and once more, it is Nintendo’s determination to make:
As for Deadly Body 2 and 4, Nintendo handles the publishing rights, so we don’t precisely have a say in that matter. One other issue can be is that I’m mainly overseeing the Gust model at this second, and to safe manufacturing strains and crew members, within the short-term it might even be very tough, however in the long term I’ve by no means actually given up the thought. So within the short-term it’s not precisely practical in the intervening time.
The Deadly Body sequence started life on the PS2 in December 2001, and the latest entry – Deadly Body: Maiden of Black Water landed on the Wii U in 2014.
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