While it was controversial with sequence followers from the second it was introduced, DmC: Devil May Cry was largely well-received by critics. Positive evaluate scores aren’t the one beacon of fine fortune for the divisive entry within the hack ‘n’ slash franchise, nevertheless, as Hideaki Itsuno, the director of a number of Devil May Cry titles, would love a sequel.
According to a report from USGamer, Itsuno–who’s labored additionally labored on a number of different Capcom video games together with Power Stone, Capcom Vs. SNK 2, and Dragon’s Dogma–would don’t have any downside with a DmC 2. But there is a catch: for Itsuno, British developer Ninja Theory needs to be on the venture once more. Otherwise, as Capcom producer Matt Walker added, “It wouldn’t be DmC without Ninja Theory.”
“On the dev side we certainly wanted to and thought we would work with Ninja Theory again to create a sequel to DmC, but that unfortunately didn’t get off the ground,” stated Itsuno, who expressed curiosity in a sequel.
Walker agreed with the sentiment, saying, “We’d still love to see a sequel, but we think it absolutely has to be made by Ninja Theory–so much of the amazing style and substance in that game was only possible because they have such a knack for what’s cool.”
Apart from DmC, Ninja Theory is most identified for growing motion video games reminiscent of Enslaved: Odyssey to the West, Heavenly Sword, and the critically-acclaimed Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice (which lately made the jump to Nintendo Switch). Ninja Theory was acquired by Microsoft and folded into the corporate’s Xbox Game Studios in 2018, that means if a DmC sequel have been to occur, it’d require Microsoft’s blessing to be multiplatform or find yourself an Xbox and PC unique.
In our DmC: Definitive Edition review, we stated that the “numerous tweaks and upgrades of DmC: Devil May Cry Definitive Edition have made a game that isn’t just a better version of DmC, but a bonafide hack ‘n’ slash classic.”