Kamiya: “Bayonetta 3 Development is Progressing Very Smoothly”

From this week’s issue (1623) of Weekly Famitsu; PlatinumGames founder Hideki Kamiya talks about a “super secret” (which may just be the partnership with Tencent), feels people are getting worried about Bayonetta 3, but says “development is progressing very smoothly”. Buy Weekly Famitsu here (use the code JPNINTENDO for 5% off all physical orders above $20). Thanks to BlackKite for the translation, which is listed in full below…

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Ikumi Nakamura Wants to Make Okami Sequel

In what essentially is a non-story at present: former Tango Gameworks creative director Ikumi Nakamura recently tweeted: “Okami is going to be back! We want to make Okami sequel and fans are looking forward to it too. You guys want to see Kamiya’s Okami again, right, everyone? I want to work on it too!” The tweet saw an attached video with the game’s director Hideki Kamiya also saying “Okami is going to be back!”

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Hideki Kamiya and Hamster Achieve Guinness World Records!

Hideki Kamiya of PlatinumGames has received a Guinness World Record for the highest score on Arcade Archives Ninja-Kid‘s Caravan mode (158,680). Hamster Corporation also received a Guinness World Record for the most consecutive weeks to release a videogame on the Nintendo eShop (131, although that number is now 133). Images added below…

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Kamiya Wants Wonderful 101 On Switch 

Hideki Kamiya has again stated he wants to see The Wonderful 101 ported to Nintendo Switch. Platinum Games are also working on several new games including an action title that they claim to ‘turn the genre on its head’, although no mention of platforms at this stage. Bayonetta 3 news will also be more frequent from now on notes Kamiya.

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