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Nioh a ‘triumphant return’ for Koei Tecmo as it eyes the western market

Nioh’s success was never set in stone. The title’s chaotic development started back in 2004, but it only hit shelves this February. An even bigger surprise was director Fumihiko Yasuda’s assertion that the concept of the game had “remained the same throughout development.”  So how could a game whose life …

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When Dark Souls met Ninja Gaiden: Team Ninja talks Nioh

2016 is seeing the release of several much-awaited and long in development titles. This month sees Final Fantasy XV – originally announced in 2006 as Final Fantasy XIII Versus – while The Last Guardian, which began development in 2007, is set to hit shelves in December. But the start of …

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A new Ninja Gaiden project is in the works – but it’s not a game

A new entry in Koei Tecmo’s Ninja Gaiden franchise is coming up, but fans hoping for a new game may be disappointed. Composer Keiji Yamagishi announced earlier this week on Twitter that he was working on a new project related to Ninja Gaiden.” I’ll be able to share more news …

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Ninja Gaiden 3 Collector’s Edition revealed

The special SKU for Tecmo Koei’s Ninja Gaiden 3 has been confirmed for the UK, although pricing is still to be announced. In the US it will be priced at $99.99 and sold exclusively through GameStop and EB Games, reports CVG. The Collector’s Edition will include a Ninja Gaiden 3 …

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Tecmo Koei targets European expansion

The merger of Japanese games publishers Tecmo and Koei has resulted in a new label to take shape in Europe: Tecmo Koei Europe. At a special press event in London this morning attended by Koei boss Kenji Matsubara the new publisher was officially named. In an official announcement, the new …

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War of words between Devil May Cry and Ninja Gaiden devs

Creator of Devil May Cry Hideki Kamiya has launched a scathing attack on Ninja Gaiden, the most recent game from cult developer Tomonobu Itagaki, saying that he’s not interested” in the series. The comments come after Itagaki accused the Devil May Cry man of being asleep in the eight years …

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Itagaki to quit Ninja Gaiden series

Team Ninja boss Tomonubu Itagaki has boasted that Ninja Gaiden II couldn’t have been made by any other studio in the world, but has ruled himself out of further sequels. Brushing aside the suggestion that Japanese developers are falling behind Western studios, Itagaki told MCV: For better or worse there …

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360 sales double after price crash

Xbox 360 sales have seen a huge leap following last month’s price drop in Europe, according to Microsoft. The platform holder lowered the price of their Arcade, Pro and Elite consoles to 159.99, 199.99 and 259.99 respectively, and the firm hopes upcoming titles GTA IV, Lego Indiana Jones, Rock Band …

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Black and Ninja Gaiden head to Xbox Originals

The Xbox 360’s Xbox Originals service, which allows gamers to download full Xbox games on their console, is set for a boost next week with the arrival of three new titles. EA’s trigger-happy FPS Black will be joined by Tecmo’s pseudo-sequel Ninja Gaiden Black and 2K Games’ Sid Meier’s Pirates …

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