Publisher 110 Industries and Soleil, a recreation improvement studio comprised of Team Ninja veterans who labored on each the Ninja Gaiden and Dead or Alive franchises, has introduced Wanted: Dead, a brand new third-person fast-action recreation for PS5, Xbox Series X|S, and PC set in a low-tech sci-fi model of Hong Kong that may mean you can grasp fight with each weapons and melee weapons. The crew cites Bayonetta and Devil May Cry as inspirations. Wanted: Dead additionally consists of “an in-depth investigative aspect the place gamers should analyze proof and dive into actual police work.”
Key members of the crew embrace former Team Ninja staff that left Tecmo with Team Ninja boss Tomonobu Itagaki in 2008. All senior builders that labored on Ninja Gaiden and Ninja Gaiden II, DOA, DOA2 and Xtreme Beach Volleyball together with producer Yoshifuru Okamoto, director Hiroaki Matsui, and lead planner Natsuki Tsurugai. See the uncensored Wanted: Dead announcement trailer above and the primary a number of screenshots under.
Wanted: Dead Screenshots
As Lt. Hannah Stone, head of the “Zombie Squad” that operates exterior of the conventional purview of the police, gamers could have the selection of whether or not to interact enemies up shut with melee assaults (together with “a limb-severing mechanic that adjustments enemy assault patterns”) or deliver them down from afar with weapons. As you may see within the uncensored trailer above, Wanted: Dead positively exhibits its Ninja Gaiden roots along with its Bayonetta and Devil May Cry influences.
There is not any launch date as of but as from merely “2022,” however keep tuned to IGN for far more on Wanted: Dead within the coming months.
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