Shinji Mikami is the legendary founding father of Tango Gameworks, lately acquired by Microsoft as a part of the ZeniMax acquisition. Mikami-san is answerable for the rise of Resident Evil, amongst numerous different video games. He left Capcom over a decade in the past to discovered Tango as a grassroots studio to hunt new sport dev expertise, and would later get picked up by ZeniMax and Bethesda, and now Microsoft.
Tango Gameworks is constructing Ghostwire: Tokyo, which is a first-person horror thriller the place gamers discover the Japanese metropolis, besieged by spirits and demons. Ghostwire: Tokyo is launching completely on PlayStation and PC initially, and can doubtless come to Xbox as soon as the year-long exclusivity interval ends.
What’s subsequent for Tango Gameworks after Ghostwire: Tokyo, although? One thing for Xbox, most certainly, in keeping with this new interview with VG247. Whereas discussing Ghostwire’s exclusivity, Shinji Mikami teased that they will “most certainly have one thing for Xbox” sooner or later.
Within the piece, Kenji Kimura who’s main Ghostwire: Tokyo’s growth stated that little has modified at Tango since being acquired by Microsoft. “Working with Xbox has been actually clean […] though that half has been principally dealt with by Mikami. Having Mikami on the prime of Tango to make selections which might be generally tough simply makes issues actually clean.” Kimura additionally emphasised that the workforce is already receiving assist from Microsoft.
When requested about the way forward for The Evil Inside, Shinji Mikami opted for a browsing metaphor, “Survival horror is on the low finish of the wave proper now, so a surfer would not go on the market. It is in all probability simply finest to attend for the larger wave, till the time when there’s a sufficiently big survival horror sport that is way more effectively accepted.” Certainly, Tango is already engaged on a brand new title led by The Evil Inside 2 director John Johanas, however Mikami’s feedback appear to point that it will not be The Evil Inside-related, whereas not ruling it out utterly.
Shinji Mikami is as soon as once more serving as an govt producer for that title, however said that he’d wish to direct at the least yet another sport sooner or later as effectively. May that be The Evil Inside 3? Solely time will inform.
If you have not but performed The Evil Inside, each entries within the franchise are important survival horror, and are fairly simply two of the very best horror video games on Xbox. And hey, they’re additionally on Xbox Sport Move for good measure.
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