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Re: Koji Igarashi Leaves Konami, Founding New Studio, Metroidvania GDC
« Reply #30 on: March 17, 2014, 09:51:48 AM »
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Eh, it's probably more alive than it was yesterday ;)

More on life support.

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Re: Koji Igarashi Leaves Konami, Founding New Studio, Metroidvania GDC
« Reply #31 on: March 17, 2014, 09:55:08 AM »
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I believe he meant that its more alive because Igarashi is now free to make those styles of games now on his own, and Konami wouldn't have gone back to them anyway.

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Re: Koji Igarashi Leaves Konami, Founding New Studio, Metroidvania GDC
« Reply #32 on: March 17, 2014, 10:02:17 AM »
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If he's ever making a spiritual game to his previous CV games, it won't still feel like a Castlevania to me IMO, metroidvania isn't really a Castlevania that I grown with in the first place.

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« Reply #33 on: March 17, 2014, 10:06:54 AM »
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I believe he meant that its more alive because Igarashi is now free to make those styles of games now on his own, and Konami wouldn't have gone back to them anyway.
A "Castlevania-style" game is nice, especially from Iga, which I'm definitely gonna support. But the chance of an official CV game going back to its roots is gone. The Belmont story is dead, and it was Iga who pieced all the games into a cohesive narrative.

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Re: Koji Igarashi Leaves Konami, Founding New Studio, Metroidvania GDC
« Reply #34 on: March 17, 2014, 10:07:14 AM »
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I guess this means IGA will have to use completely new sprites and assets now. :p


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« Reply #35 on: March 17, 2014, 10:11:58 AM »
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Good for IGA, the total lack of respect from Konami was unwarranted given all he has done for them.  Now if only Konami would just kill off the series entirely instead of continuing to sour this once proud franchise these abominations aimed at casuals.

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« Reply #36 on: March 17, 2014, 10:15:04 AM »
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What was not casual about Iga's games? They were the easiest games in the series. The most difficult thing I can remember from them was drawing those ridiculous seals in Dawn of Sorrow, and that was just annoying more than difficult.

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Re: Koji Igarashi Leaves Konami, Founding New Studio, Metroidvania GDC
« Reply #37 on: March 17, 2014, 10:19:48 AM »
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Good for IGA, the total lack of respect from Konami was unwarranted given all he has done for them.  Now if only Konami would just kill off the series entirely instead of continuing to sour this once proud franchise these abominations aimed at casuals.
This is the most selfish, dickish and self righteous post I've seen in this forum. How about you just leave and leave us casuals here.

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Re: Koji Igarashi Leaves Konami, Founding New Studio, Metroidvania GDC
« Reply #38 on: March 17, 2014, 10:21:37 AM »
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« Reply #39 on: March 17, 2014, 10:24:17 AM »
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What was not casual about Iga's games? They were the easiest games in the series. The most difficult thing I can remember from them was drawing those ridiculous seals in Dawn of Sorrow, and that was just annoying more than difficult.

I believe he meant casuals as in the mainstream casual dudebro gamer that would just as soon chuck a 2D Castlevania for a Call of Duty or GoW clone.

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« Reply #40 on: March 17, 2014, 10:24:53 AM »
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IGA should hire Masaki Hirooka for his new studio, would love to see him get more work.


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« Reply #41 on: March 17, 2014, 10:28:34 AM »
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Happy birthday, IGA.

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« Reply #42 on: March 17, 2014, 10:29:06 AM »
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IGA should hire Masaki Hirooka for his new studio, would love to see him get more work.
I kinda fully expect Ayami Kojima and Yamane running with him. Judging by his statement, he really wants to go full stop with fanservice.

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Re: Koji Igarashi Leaves Konami, Founding New Studio, Metroidvania GDC
« Reply #43 on: March 17, 2014, 10:35:34 AM »
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Somewhere, the founder of "operation akumajo" locked up in his own room.

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« Reply #44 on: March 17, 2014, 10:36:29 AM »
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I kinda fully expect Ayami Kojima and Yamane running with him. Judging by his statement, he really wants to go full stop with fanservice.
I don't expect Ayami or Yamane to be back, but that would be amazing,

Man it kinda feels like Castlevania is dead now.


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