The authors of Ghostwire Tokyo and The Evil Within want to get away from terror and try other genres
Today Ghostwire Tokyo premieres, an adventure in which Akito, a young man with great powers in a dark Tokyo replete with ghosts and demons of all kinds. Despite the presence of all these terrifying elements, Shinji Mikami, director of the study responsible for the game and creator of the Saga Resident Evil, has insisted that he is classified the last work of his team as a game of "action and adventure" and not "terror". Why reasons?
goodbye to terror
Shinji Mikami , director of Tango Gameworks, said in an interview for Famitsu that he wanted to explore other horizons beyond what he has characterized him during his entire career. After leading the development of games of The Evil Within with a more than terrifying setting, he wants to change things a little.
The director is also the main responsible for the creation of the first four games of the Resident Evil series, so terror is the field of play. However, it seems that with time Mikami now means goodbye to this category that fascinated him in the past and give a turn in his race with new things.
"Quite the opposite of a set of terror"
According to Mikami, John Johanas , Production Director of The Evil Within 2 would be working on a project that would be "opposed to a game of terror_" and find it quite inspiring.
Regardless The future of Tango Gameworks studios, Mikami says he wants to focus on creating "works" every decade.
After Ghostwire Tokyo, the study projects are numerous. Therefore, we will wait to know what they are between hands and as planned to move away from horror video games. Meanwhile, remember that you can read our Ghostwire Tokyo analysis so you know what you think about.