PlatinumGames studio director Hideki Kamiya has mentioned that though he’s impressed by the tokusatsu style, the upcoming Challenge G.G. won’t be a “very area of interest” sport and it “most likely” gained’t be set in Japan.
“It gained’t be a really area of interest form of sport; large hero tales are well-liked in Japan, with issues like Ultraman, and the sport may have that form of taste to it, however I don’t wish to limit myself to the Japanese hero style,” Kamiya instructed IGN Japan. “So the setting will most likely not be Japan, as that could be restrictive. However I haven’t determined but.”
Particulars about Challenge G.G. are nonetheless scant however PlatinumGames has billed it as a “Hideki Kamiya hero trilogy,” with the primary two titles being PlayStation 2 sport Viewtiful Joe and The Fantastic 101, which is at the moment being remastered for the PlayStation 4 and PC. Nonetheless, Challenge G.G. gained’t strictly be an motion sport.
“Any sport I make will after all embrace rigorously crafted motion parts, however this gained’t be merely an motion sport,” mentioned Kamiya. “There might be way more to it than that.”
As for a launch date and platforms, chief artistic officer Atsushi Inaba mentioned that PlatinumGames goals to focus on each current-gen and next-gen platforms. The developer desires to keep away from a prolonged improvement interval.
“Put it this fashion, we’re not one thing so long as three years,” mentioned Inaba. “Nor will or not it’s as quickly as half a 12 months or a 12 months. However as our first self-owned and self-published sport, we wish to ship it as quickly as we will.”
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