At this time’s problem of Weekly Famitsu included quite a lot of attention-grabbing details about the Akihabara-based developer Purchase.
To start with, we get the affirmation of the Swap model of Akiba’s Journey: Hellbound and Debriefed, which was leaked yesterday by a Japanese retailer on prime of PS4 and PC.
By the way, president Takuma Endo talked about that the Akiba’s Journey sequence bought about 800,000 items in complete, with the second sport rising its success exterior of Japan because of the rising worldwide recognition of Akihabara.
Secondly, we see the reveal of Labyrinth of Zangetsu for PS4, PC, and Nintendo Swap, coming to Japan in summer season 2021.
The sport is a 3D dungeon-crawling JRPG that goals to pay homage to the origin of hack and slash sport.
The setting is medieval Japan with the addition of magic and monsters. The visible fashion is monochromatic, reproducing Japanese ink work, and the soundtrack is impressed by conventional music genres like Gagaku and Noh.
You possibly can see what it seems like within the gallery under.
We then study extra about Purchase’s plans from Endo-san himself.
He clarifies that the registration of the trademark “Stealth Assassins” which was the subtitle of the unique Tenchu sport, was merely executed as a result of it was obtainable. It had no deep which means, however reporting by abroad media definitely created expectations among the many followers.
Whereas it could be tough proper now, if there’s a risk sooner or later, Endo-san want to “recreate a stealth ninja sport from the bottom up for the PS5 era.” The trademark registration is probably a stepping stone for that.
Editor’s Be aware: It’s price mentioning that the Tenchu IP belongs to FromSoftware. Sekiro: Shadow Die Twice originated from that concept after which become one thing utterly completely different over time. Which means, as Endo-san’s wording describes, this attainable new sport must be a type of successor or reimagination and never an precise Tenchu sport.
On prime of that, we additionally hear from Endo-san that he has one other venture that could be a new problem in retailer.
He needs to create an Purchase indie model to launch smaller video games that really feel extra Purchase-like than greater ones. He hasn’t but finalized a reputation or a brand, however he hopes that he can create a model that may convey Purchase’s modern spirit. The plan is to announce it inside 2021 alongside the primary title.
Talking of that first sport, we check out a attainable candidate. Whereas it’s already in manufacturing, extra testing is required, and it’s purported to be a aggressive sport with chibi characters.