Earlier today, Bethesda Softworks announced a new game – codenamed “Zwei” (German for “2”) – in development at subsidiary Tango Gameworks under the direction of Shinji Mikami. Mikami (Resident Evil 1–4, Dino Crisis) described the project as his attempt at a “pure” survival horror game, which he describes as “one in which the player confronts […]
The ex-Capcom, now Zenimax employed auteur designer Shinji Mikami has been shedding some light on his career in interviews with Japanese gaming magazine Famitsu (via 1Up), with one of the more interesting tidbits coming to light only recently. In speaking on his entry into the game industry as a college graduate, Mikami reveals that Capcom […]
Shinji Mikami has been actively recruiting new members to his studio, Tango Gameworks, since its acquisition by Bethesda Softworks parent company Zenimax Media. In addition to himself and his prior staff, the game director has brought on ex-Grasshopper Manufacture composer Masafumi Takada (Killer 7, Vanquish), as well as environmental artist Naoki Katakai and programmer Shinichiro […]
A surprising get for the recently acquisition-happy Zenimax Media (long-time home of Bethesda Softworks) was the home studio of one of Japan’s biggest auteur developers, Shinji Mikami. In a lengthy interview with Famitsu (via 1up), Mikami has given his thoughts on the buyout and its effect on his future projects.