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Itagaki et THQ unveils Devil's Third

Itagaki et THQ unveils Devil's Third

Tomonobu Itagaki has unveiled Devil's Third, his new game developped at his new studio Valhalla Game. This is fast paced action game will be available for Xbox 360 and Playstation 3, no release date yet. Press release and trailer after the jump.

Press release:


VALHALLA GAME STUDIOS AND THQ ANNOUNCE GROUND-BREAKING PARTNERSHIP


Premier Action Title for Xbox 360® and PlayStation®3 Revealed

AGOURA HILLS, Calif. June 14, 2010 -- THQ Inc. (NASDAQ: THQI) today announced its ground-breaking partnership with Valhalla Game StudiosTM to publish the studio’s premier videogame title, Devil’s ThirdTM, for the Xbox 360® and PlayStation®3.

From legendary game creator Tomonobu Itagaki and his newly formed Valhalla Game Studios, Devil’s Third is a fast paced action game set in the near future in the wake of a global catastrophe. Tomonobu Itagaki, whose credits include the critically acclaimed Ninja Gaiden and Dead or Alive franchises, has pledged to deliver an experience like no other, combining a deep storyline with original combat mechanics all set against an atmospheric and explosive backdrop.

Tomonobu Itagaki, Chief Technical Officer, Valhalla Game Studios commented, “Here at Valhalla Game Studios, I lead a magnificent team of highly talented creators. Valhalla is looking forward to working with THQ to create an innovative new game that will appeal to gamers all around the world. We think you’ll be as excited to play it as we are to be making it.”

Danny Bilson, THQ Executive Vice President of Core Games commented, “We are honored to be working with Valhalla Game Studios to release their premier title, Devil’s Third. This partnership with leading developer Tomonobu Itagaki reflects the high quality standard we have set for THQ’s Core Games pipeline.”

Debut Trailer
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All comments

Commented on 2010-06-14 18:56:06
i know i'm supposed to be hyped over this.. but i cant say i'm too impressed
Commented on 2010-06-14 19:02:56
Itagaki...i expected more from you.

I wish it was futuristic because thats how I prefer my shooters, but another shooter?
Well I cant complain on that considering its not another military war shooter.

The whole Grindhouse-modern realistic-kill bill stuff isnt my type.

But I am willing to wait and see much more, especially if I see more of the hack and slash part, even if its little, Itagaki is a master of doing this.
Commented on 2010-06-14 19:17:06
i think it looks ace.
Commented on 2010-06-14 19:21:58
hmmm. i'm getting some major "wet" vibes. which isnt a good thing AT ALL. i'm not a fan of itagaki in anyway due to the games he's responsible for. seems this new game isnt going to change that much.
Commented on 2010-06-14 20:13:56 In reply to KORNdog
Posted by KORNdog
hmmm. i'm getting some major "wet" vibes. which isnt a good thing AT ALL.
Agreed. That clunky faux-Tarantino nonsense is NOT the kind of comparison you want to draw. Like Wet, it'll depend on how good the combat and controls are.

Also, he's no business talking about Dead or Alive and epic masterpieces right next to each other. XD

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