After earning its first back in 2006
With Okami HD releasing on Switch just a couple of months ago, instantly becoming "one of the easiest recommendations we can make for your Switch library", we're sure fans of the game have been pretty happy as of late. Well, now they might have even more to be joyous about, as the title has just been awarded its...
Available to pre-order
To celebrate the release of Okami HD on Switch, Data Discs has partnered with Capcom to release a remastered version of the original soundtrack on vinyl, and it's available to pre-order as we speak. Originally released in 2006 and composed by Masami Ueda, Hiroshi Yamaguchi, Rei Kondoh and Akari Groves, the Okami...
With touch and motion controls in place
When Okami HD arrived a short time ago many Nintendo fans wondered why it wasn't coming to a Nintendo system - after all, the original version was on Wii. Thankfully, this wrong has been righted by the news that the game is coming to Switch eShop this summer. The gorgeous title will benefit from improved...
Largest statue created yet
Maker of high-end collectibles First 4 Figures has announced that once again it is partnering with Capcom to bring together a life-sized bust of Amaterasu from the world of Okami. The enormous statue is the largest the company has ever created with a height of 67 cm and width of 41 cm. As with the all First 4 Figure...
Not even "a pixel of confidence" that he could "surpass the original"
The gorgeous Okami is 10 years old, which is an almost unbelievable fact in itself - it seems like only yesterday that we were stalking its stunning ink-rendered world as Amaterasu, marvelling at the motion controls and tight, appealing gameplay. Despite getting a sequel on the...
Okami is now 10 years old, a classic title developed by Clover Studio for Capcom; though the studio would close and see its staff move on to found development houses such as PlatinumGames, in some cases, Okami is regarded fondly by many. This writer will continue to espouse its merits until the end-times, and its Wii release made excellent...
Ōkami was developed by Clover Studio, the fantastic Capcom-owned developer that disbanded and formed - for the most part - the equally wonderful PlatinumGames. Originally a PS2 game, we fell in love with the Wii version courtesy of its Wii Remote pointer controls - the act of drawing shapes to trigger abilities and attacks worked...
Likely for Japan only
Word of an upcoming announcement posted recently to the Japanese Okami Twitter account may have sparked wider buzz than anticipated. A new message has been posted clarifying that whatever the announcement entails, it won't be regarding a sequel. Furthermore, Capcom USA Corporate Officer and Senior Vice President Christian...
Just what it is remains a mystery
Capcom’s official Okami Twitter account in Japan has cast its digital ink upon the canvas of the internet, sending the following message as translated by Gematsu: Hello, this is Okami news. Sorry I’ve been kind of out of touch lately, but I have the feeling we’ll be able to drop a fresh announcement like...
Hideki Kamiya appears open to the idea
Okami, with its vibrant Japanese art style and immersive gameplay elements, is loved by many a gamer. Originally a PlayStation 2 title, it came to the Wii with motion controls and also recently had a HD version made for the PlayStation 3. Plenty of people out there would love to see a sequel made —...
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