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Panzer Dragoon VR Producer Falsely Reported Dead

A tweet reportedly posted by the Panzer Dragoon Voyage Record Twitter account has said that the sport has been cancelled and that its producer, Haruto Watanabe, has died. But this stunning information has since been reported to be false, leaving the way forward for the sport unclear.

As reported by VGC, the now-deleted tweet claimed that the VR model of Panzer Dragoon was set to be cancelled because of the demise of the sport’s producer Haruto Watanabe.

“Panzer Dragoon Voyage Record has been cancelled because of the cancellation of the contract by Sega and the demise of the producer, Haruto Watanabe, CEO of Wildman Inc. Thank you on your assist,” said two variations of the tweet, one in English and one other in Japanese.

Both variations of the tweet have since been faraway from the social media platform. According to VGC, quite a few folks have confirmed that the producer is alive. “I went to the Wildman workplace and might verify he is secure. Numerous pals are gathering,” stated one consumer on Twitter.

With no official assertion or clarification from developer Wildman Inc or writer Sega, it is presently unclear as to what the standing of Panzer Dragoon VR is.

Panzer Dragoon VR was first introduced final March, twenty-five years after the collection first debuted in Japan. While it is recognized that it’s a rework of Panzer Dragoon, Panzer Dragoon Zwei, and Panzer Dragoon Saga with new graphics for contemporary VR headsets, little has been shared concerning the sport since its preliminary reveal.

The authentic Panzer Dragoon collection was largely recognized for its combination of rail-shooter gameplay and dragon-riding when it was launched for the Sega Saturn within the mid-nineties. The last Panzer Dragoon game to launch to followers got here within the type of a remake developed by Forever Entertainment and MegaPixel for the Nintendo Switch. The remake itself got here with visually heightened graphics and a extra modernized management scheme. IGN reviewed the game and gave it a 6/10 calling it “a neat little arcade shooter that retains issues thrilling for an hour or two.”

Jared Moore is a contract author for IGN. You can comply with him on Twitter.

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