Hideaki Itsuno Says He Chose to Develop Devil May Cry 5 Over Dragon's Dogma 2

posted on by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Director stated that CAPCOM gave him choice over which project to develop

Capcom game director Hideaki Itsuno revealed in an interview posted on Thursday with game news website VG247 that Capcom allowed him to work on either a sequel to the Dragon's Dogma game, or Devil May Cry 5, and Itsuno chose to do the latter. Itsuno noted that he already had ideas for a possible Dragon's Dogma 2 when he decided to direct Devil May Cry 5. He added that he is already "gearing up" for his next game project, but he did not specify the name of the project.

Game director and designer Hideaki Itsuno has directed Devil May Cry 2, Devil May Cry 3: Dante's Awakening, Devil May Cry 4, Dragon's Dogma, and Dragon's Dogma: Dark Arisen.

Capcom's original Dragon's Dogma game shipped for the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 in May 2012. The Dragon's Dogma: Dark Arisen expanded and enhanced version shipped for PS3 and Xbox 360 in April 2013. The PS4 and Xbox One release of Dragon's Dogma: Dark Arisen launched in the West and Japan in October 2017, and was accompanied by the PC release in Japan. The game will get a Switch version on April 23.

Dragon's Dogma Online launched on the PS3, PS4, and PC in August 2015.

Devil May Cry 5, the latest game in Capcom's action game franchise, will launch on March 8 for PS4, Xbox One, and PC.

Source: VG247 (Alex Donaldson) via Hachima Kikō

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