And insists on Hideki Kamiya directing it
If you're a fan of Okami, you might recall how a member of the original development team - Ikumi Nakamura - teased its possible return last year and even roped in PlatinumGames' Hideki Kamiya, who of course served as the director. Now, in a recent interview with IGN Japan, she has revealed her plan i
"Okami is going to be back"
Okami is one of those games that seems to raise a smile on the face of anyone lucky enough to have played it, and it would seem that the series is in line for a revival. Ikumi Nakamura – who made headlines at E3 as a staffer at Tango Gameworks before leaving the company and embarking on a massive world tour of games...
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...
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...
Take some Platinum madness on the road
While speaking to Siliconera at the Penny Arcade Expo, famed video game designer and director Hideki Kamiya was asked whether he would be interested in bringing a game of his own to a handheld system. Having worked on the likes of Resident Evil 2, Devil May Cry, Viewtiful Joe,
Third time isn't a charm for Platinum's famous designer
Bayonetta 2 isn't even out yet, but poor old Hideki Kamiya is already being forced to think possible sequels. Speaking to 4Gamers, he was asked about creating games based on existing IPs, and gave the following reply: I don’t really have a problem with making sequels. Above all, I want to...
"At some point the God of Video Games descends upon us"
The Wonderful 101 may be, for some, the next big Wii U release on their radar. Exclusive to the system and published by Nintendo, it's a game that bears many of the hallmarks of its developer in that it's undeniably a PlatinumGames title — it looks and feels like the work of the studio...
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 —...
Coming to the Capcom Store soon
In celebration of the release of Okami HD (sadly not on a Nintendo platform, it must be said), Capcom is releasing this gorgeous Okami Hoodie on its online store. A Capcom Employee posted on the Capcom Unity Blog promising that the hoodies would shortly be making an appearance, so keep your eyes peeled if you really...
We've seen some impressive game-related art over the years, but surely if two games are ideally suited to artistic recreations they're Okami and Okamiden. Both of these titles were designed to actually look like watercolour paintings in motion, but one set of artistic creations opts for a different approach. The attached image (click...
Might also do it for money
Hideki Kamiya, co-founder of Platinum Games, recently tweeted that: If they had the team that made Star Fox 64 make it... followed by I want Nintendo's staff to come to Platinum, stick guns at us and tell us 'You guys make a new Star Fox." Kayami directed the games Bayonetta, Okami, Viewtiful Joe, Devil May Cry
Twice the Zelda for half the price!
Capcom's epic action-adventure game Okami has received a significant price-cut on Capcom US' online store. Developed by Clover Studios (God Hand, Viewtiful Joe) Okami combines Zelda-esque action-adventure game-play with the style and setting of classic Japanese mythology. Using the Celesital Brush, players can draw symbols and objects on the screen via the..
The likelyhood for an Okami sequel has been thrown in to doubt, unless gamers do something about it.
Hidden deep inside a Capcom forum an official has stated the reason for a Okami sequel not being in production is down to poor sales for the PS2 game and the recent Wii port. There is a glimmer of hope however... as long as more people part with their hard earned cash to purchase the title and..