MCV reports that THQ announced during a recent investor’s call that Devil’s Third, currently in development at Tomonobu Itagaki’s Valhalla Game Studios, has failed to meet the company’s ‘profitability profile’ and that the publisher is therefore seeking another party to take over responsibilities for the game. More details after the jump.
No stranger to hyperbole, developer-auteur Tomonobu Itagaki always has a trailer-worthy quote on hand for any project he’s working on. With the upcoming third-person shooter Devil’s Third, Itagaki seems to have reached a high point in his praise. Speaking to Edge magazine, the designer informed the readership that, among other things, his new collaborative game […]
The latest game from outspoken director Tomonobu Itakigaki has been highly anticipated, if only to see what he comes up when away from the studio he was quick to deride in the past. His new game studio, Valhalla Games, has announced on its official game website that the wait won’t be too long however. The […]
Controversial developer Tomonobu Itagaki, founder and former lead designer of Team Ninja (Dead or Alive, Ninja Gaiden), sued his former company after he left in 2008 over unpaid bonuses. The fallout of the lawsuit’s multiple-year long legal battle were continued spats with former Tecmo president Yoshimi Yasuda, as well as endless news stories about the […]