Posted on Thursday, September 13th, 2012 at 9:00 AM by Guest
The creator behind Dead Rising, Keiji Inafune, has revealed a new zombie game is in the works. In an interview with Edge, Inafune teased that the new game, code named ‘Yaiba’ – which translates to ‘Blade’ will feature ninjas, robots and zombies.
“A year and a half has passed after becoming independent, and I have been fortunate enough to announce several projects along the way,” revealed Inafune.
“I have announced three consumer titles and three social game titles. I have given speeches in various seminars, panels, universities and schools. I have published three books. I am still aggressively challenging myself in various arenas.
“But I asked myself, ‘Have I covered all everything?’ It felt like something is missing; something people expect from me the most. Everywhere I go, people ask: ‘Are you working on it? When is it coming?’ The expectation seems higher in the west. The expectation is clear. It’s for my next zombie game,” he added.
The platforms in which the game will be released and release dates have been withheld so far, but that information is expected to be announced at the Tokyo Game Show. Inafune, who is working on different title for the Playstation Vita, suggested that he had a secret to announce at the Tokyo Game Show.
To set the bar for this title, Inafune has previously worked on other large titles including Mega Man and Onimusha.
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