Itagaki forms Tokyo Vikings

A new Japanese game development group has been established at the helm of overcompensating game designer Tomonobu Itagaki.

Itagaki, who previously headed up Tecmo subsidiary Team Ninja, was involved in the development of a number of popular fighting titles such as Ninja Gaiden and Dead or Alive.

Last year Itagaki parted ways with employer Tecmo under a lawsuit-shaped cloud, claiming that the group had not honoured its completion bonus agreements. Following this, a number of Tecmo employees left the company.

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