Tag: Okami

  • News Did Hideki Kamiya And Ikumi Nakamura Just Tease An Okami Sequel?

    "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...

  • News Okami Has Just Earned Its Second Guinness World Record

    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...

  • News Treat Your Ears To This Stunning Okami Soundtrack Vinyl Boxset

    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...

  • News Capcom Classic Okami HD Stalks Its Way To Switch This Summer

    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...

  • News Okami - Amaterasu 'Life Size Bust' Announced by First 4 Figures

    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...

  • News 10 Years On, Hideki Kamiya Still Doesn't Think He Could Better Okami

    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...

  • News Monster Hunter Generations Will Have an Okami Felyne Outfit

    Divine

    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...

  • News The First 4 Figures Amaterasu Reminds Us of Why We Love Ōkami

    Pure art

    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...

  • News The Upcoming Okami Announcement Isn't For a Sequel

    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...

  • News Okami Announcement Teased For Next Week

    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...

  • News Platinum Games: Ask Capcom if You Want Okami 2

    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 —...