Japanese developer Yuke’s – the studio behind the WWE 2K sequence of wrestling video games – has created a second inside crew which is able to develop a brand new wrestling IP.
The WWE 2K sequence has seen a fairly hefty chunk of backlash lately (the WWE 2K18 launch on Change immediately springs to thoughts, for starters) with many believing that the video games’ general high quality has been declining over time. WWE 2K19 faired higher with critics – and skipped Change completely – however Yuke’s senior vp and producer, Hiromi Furuta, has revealed that the studio is not finest happy about its latest output both.
Chatting with VGC, Furuta has stated that the crew has been pissed off with what it has been capable of obtain with latest efforts, citing components akin to its relationship with writer 2K Sports activities and an absence of competitors within the wrestling style as potential causes for an absence of high quality. She believes the reply to this drawback might come within the type of this second inside crew.
“We are attempting to launch a brand new wrestling sport. In fact, we’ll retain the WWE crew, however we’re additionally conscious that our creators are starting to lose sight of their ardour and confidence and changing into targeted solely on finishing assigned duties. That’s not the path Yuke’s desires to go in. So, to be able to compensate, we’re going to begin a brand new wrestling venture.”
“We’re not chasing cash or traits. We’ll go in no matter path we really feel is most attention-grabbing, mixed with the fervour of whoever leads the venture. So long as whoever leads the venture has sufficient ardour, then I’m certain we’ll obtain our objectives.”
It makes an terrible lot of sense. Engaged on primarily the identical venture time and again will not do anybody’s creativity any favours, and a wholesome dose of competitors and a renewed give attention to sharing new and thrilling concepts across the crew might work completely. For followers, there’s additionally the additional benefit that we might nicely see a brand new tackle the wrestling style hit shops sooner or later.
Have you ever been disenchanted with the latest WWE 2K video games? Would you wish to see one thing contemporary, or are you maybe proud of the usual components as it’s? No matter your ideas, tell us within the feedback beneath.