Whilst it was once debatable with sequence fanatics from the instant it was once introduced, DmC: Satan Would possibly Cry was once in large part well-received by way of critics. Sure evaluate rankings don’t seem to be the one beacon of fine fortune for the divisive access within the hack ‘n’ slash franchise, then again, as Hideaki Itsuno, the director of a couple of Satan Would possibly Cry titles, would like a sequel.
In step with a document from USGamer, Itsuno–who’s labored additionally labored on a couple of different Capcom video games together with Energy Stone, Capcom Vs. SNK 2, and Dragon’s Dogma–would haven’t any downside with a DmC 2. However there is a catch: for Itsuno, British developer Ninja Principle needs to be at the mission once more. Differently, as Capcom manufacturer Matt Walker added, “It would not be DmC with out Ninja Principle.”
“At the dev facet we no doubt sought after to and concept we might paintings with Ninja Principle once more to create a sequel to DmC, however that sadly did not get off the bottom,” stated Itsuno, who expressed pastime in a sequel.
Walker agreed with the sentiment, announcing, “We would nonetheless love to peer a sequel, however we predict it completely needs to be made by way of Ninja Principle–so a lot of the fantastic taste and substance in that sport was once simplest conceivable as a result of they have got one of these knack for what is cool.”
Except for DmC, Ninja Principle is maximum recognized for growing motion video games comparable to Enslaved: Odyssey to the West, Heavenly Sword, and the critically-acclaimed Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice (which just lately made the bounce to Nintendo Transfer). Ninja Principle was once bought by way of Microsoft and folded into the corporate’s Xbox Sport Studios in 2018, that means if a DmC sequel have been to occur, it might require Microsoft’s blessing to be multiplatform or finally end up an Xbox and PC unique.
In our DmC: Definitive Version evaluate, we stated that the “a lot of tweaks and upgrades of DmC: Satan Would possibly Cry Definitive Version have made a sport that’s not only a higher model of DmC, however a bonafide hack ‘n’ slash vintage.”
Whilst a DmC 2 will not be within the works any time quickly, fanatics of the motion franchise just lately were given Satan Would possibly Cry five to tide them over, which we awarded a nine/10.