Shinji Mikami – who you may know as the veteran game developer behind such classics as Resident Evil, God Hand, Vanquish, Dino Crisis and more – still wants to make ‘a game’ play again’. Just don’t expect it to come anytime soon.
Interview with VG247, Mikami noted that although he has recently delegated directing duties to other staff members at his studio, Tango Gameworks, he still wants to return to the director’s chair for another title. Final.
At the age of 56, Mikami has been developing video games for over three decades and explains that he purposely started Tango Gameworks “with the vision of creating a studio that offers opportunities for young and talented creators.” .”
But that doesn’t mean he doesn’t want to take the reins on himself again at some point – in our interview he explained that it was his plan to direct ‘a matchday’. last’ before he retires. “We don’t want him to say it’s his last fight,” Zenimax producer Masato Kimura added in the interview, before explaining that whatever Tango does next, it won’t be. Mikami directs. The veterans’ plans go a little further than that.
Let’s hope that Tokyo: Ghostwire launch for PS5 on March 25 successful enough to motivate him to act sooner rather than later. It should be noted that Tango Gameworks is part of Bethesda, acquired by Microsoft for $7.5 billion in 2020. Therefore, it is very likely that any new game Mikami directs will be Xbox platform exclusive. Dino Crisis’ spiritual successor, anyone?
If you want to read more about Mikami and his current projects, you can check it out Our big interview with Tango Gameworks, Mikami and his production staff as we dive into his latest game, Tokyo: Ghostwire. You can also read about his hope that any potential Resident Evil 4 Remake will improve the original story which he himself wrote.
https://www.vg247.com/shinji-mikami-direct-one-more-game-resident-evil Resident Evil creator Shinji Mikami still wants to direct at least one more game