The director and president of Crew Ninja has mentioned that “all the parts would want to fit” for a theoretical foreseeable future Ninja Gaiden sport to be made.
As element of a for a longer time interview with VGC this thirty day period, we asked Fumihiko Yasuda if he would take into account outsourcing a new Ninja Gaiden activity to another studio, or handing the IP to a more youthful internal workforce.
“We’re not announcing nearly anything,” Yasuda replied, “but both of individuals thoughts sound like great ideas and are equally possibilities in a sense. People are each incredibly, incredibly affordable ideas for potentially a sequel in any collection, not just Ninja Gaiden.
“But what I want to say is, if we have been to theoretically function with yet another company on a new Ninja Gaiden title, we would want to make certain that it would be a title that the fans would truly love and exceed their anticipations.
“It’s not just a make any difference of, ‘hey, let us just go do this’: all the pieces would want to match, and it would need to have to be the proper team… possibly a more youthful crew internally or yet another company that would actually require to in shape the Ninja Gaiden pedigree.”
When questioned how Staff Ninja manages to maintain its current player foundation delighted though however introducing new IP like Wo Very long, Yasuda extra: “We’re so joyful that people are huge supporters of our current sequence, and so there is that feeling of wanting to produce a new entry in those series.
“But a whole lot of it is about balancing that drive to make these new games for these massive fanbases that some of these current IP have, alongside with viewing what variety of assets there are within just the dev crew: observing what form of abilities the existing users of Crew Ninja have, and then determining from there if that would function for a specific series.
“Would that work for an current IP? Or would that be improved suited to a new IP? We’re definitely delighted there are so many enthusiasts, and we want to make a new title for those people current series. But it’s all down to observing if which is a chance and if there are skillsets there in the group to make use of that.”
In an before interview with VGC that took position in January 2021, Yasuda instructed us that he experienced no plans for a new instalment in the Ninja Gaiden series, but reiterated his wish to 1 working day return to the collection.
“[There are] no ideas at present, but I’ve usually required to make a new instalment in the sequence, so here’s hoping for that,” he mentioned at the time.
The Tecmo action adventure collection hasn’t witnessed a mainline instalment considering the fact that 2012’s Ninja Gaiden 3. Yasuda, who is the director of Nioh and its sequel, was a stage designer for Ninja Gaiden 2 and directed the series’ third instalment – its first because the departure of guide creator Tomonobu Itagaki.