A few days after the release of Ghostwire: Tokyo, Shinji Mikamifounder of Tango Gameworks and father of the unforgettable saga of resident evil, already think about the future. In fact, he claimed to wanting to make games other than the horror genre together with Tango Gameworks.
In a recent interview published in the well-known Japanese magazine Famitsu, Shinji Mikami expressed the desire that people stop associating Tango Gameworks with the horror genre and stated that there are plans for making games of different genres. Mikami said: “I hope I can finally change the image that Tango Gameworks currently has. At the moment, we are still seen as a studio specializing only in survival horror ».
The studio founder said he appreciates the fact that fans see them as specializing in the creation of horror titles, but would like them to also be seen as "capable of creating a wider variety of games." Mikami then begged the fans to give them your support.
During the interview, Mikami then elaborated on this point aannouncing an upcoming game directed by John Johanas, former director of The Evil Within 2, further revealing that it won't be a horror title. In the past, Mikami had confirmed that Johanas was working on a new game completely different from the horror genre, but without going into detail: «John Johanas, who directed the DLC for The Evil Within and The Evil Within 2, is working on a completely new title which is the exact opposite of horror ».
From this point of view, Shinji Mikami also clarified the matter on the genre belonging to the new Ghostwire: Tokyo. In his words «Ghostwire: Tokyo is not a horror game. It's an arcade-style action-adventure. " The words spoken about his team's future are also important. In particular, he expressed the will of far grow young creators within the team and to "develop your skills from scratch".
Therefore, Tango Gameworks will no longer produce only horror works, but will also devote itself to other genres. We remind you that the review of Ghostwire: Tokyo is available on our site. We also refer you to the updated Ghostwire: Tokyo card with all the information.