Level-5 planning major 20th anniversary title, Team Ninja wants to make Nioh even bigger, and more developer tidbits

Tidbits from Dengeki PlayStation's "Creator Interviews" feature.


In 2018, Ni no Kuni and Yo-kai Watch studio Level-5 will celebrate its 20th anniversary. Speaking to the latest issue of Dengeki PlayStation for a “Creator Interviews” feature, Level-5 president Akihiro Hino said the company is working on “a major title” to commemorate the company’s milestone anniversary.

The magazine also has the following tidbits from other developers:

  • Koei Tecmo Games’ Yosuke Hayashi: “I want Nioh to become even bigger. Please keep an eye out in the future.”
  • Nihon Falcom’s Toshihiro Kondo: “In The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel IV ~The End of Saga~, the foreshadowing that spread across The Legend of Heroes: Trails in the Sky, The Legend of Heroes: Zero no Kiseki, and The Legend of Heroes: Ao no Kiseki will considerably come to surface, and for those who have played the series, there will be a surprising development in the beginning.”
  • Aquaplus’ Naoya Shimokawa: “I am realizing there are many people hoping for an anime adaption of Utawarerumono: Mask of Truth. I too am hoping for it, and want to someday make it a reality.”
  • Hideo Kojima: “Development on Death Stranding is going well enough that SIE told us, ‘We have never before seen a game being created at such a fast pace.’ We are planning an announcement that will further surprise everyone in 2018.”

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