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Had you been on the floor of the Los Angeles Convention Center this year, you would have heard one question, echoing from journalist to journalist: "This year feels a little ... weird, don't you think?" It's hard to put a finger on exactly why E3 2014 gave off a strange vibe, but darn it all, we're...

June 14th 2014 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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The path Tomonobu Itagaki's Devil's Third is taking to launch is strange and unusual. Once you watch this trailer you can't imagine it having an existence that would allow for the mundane. Itagaki also spoke with us this week at E3 about the over-the-top game's strange path from defunct publishe...

June 12th 2014 at 7:30am 0 Comments
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Tomonobu Itagaki has been away for a long time. After finishing Ninja Gaiden II for Xbox 360 back in 2008, the man behind some of gaming's most flamboyant creations broke from his team at Tecmo to go independent. He founded Valhalla Studios in 2008 and announced Devil's Third in 2010. Shifting from...

June 11th 2014 at 10:30pm 0 Comments
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Last we heard of Tomonobu Itagaki's Devil's Third, the game was nearly finished and ready for launch later this year, though we have now learned that the game will appear exclusively on Nintendo's Wii U console. Itagaki broke the news during an IGN E3 stream, though the developer most famous for t...

June 10th 2014 at 1:24pm 0 Comments
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Valhalla Games, the new outfit from former Team Ninja head Tomonobu Itagaki, will launch Devil's Third some time next year. It's around 80% complete right now, Itagaki said. "We'll be going all out next year, so please look forward to it." There hasn't been much word on Devil's Third since its old...

December 31st 2013 at 7:00pm 0 Comments
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Speaking with Famitsu, Valhalla Game Studios CTO Tomonobu Itagaki confirmed that work continues on his company's third-person shooter Devil's Third, despite publisher concerns and a lack of updates regarding its development. "It's going along really well," Itagaki said in an interview translated b...

May 29th 2013 at 6:30pm 0 Comments
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The now independent Valhalla Game Studios has found another studio to assist with the multiplatform development of former THQ project Devil's Third.Doobic Game Studios, the Korean developer of Combat Arms, has entered into a joint venture with Valhalla Game Studios called "Valhalla&Doobic Co.,...

July 20th 2012 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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Tomonobu Itagaki's Valhalla Game Studios is developing Devil's Third for more than just "home consoles and PC," says Valhalla CEO Satoshi Kanematsu. The studio is also crafting the game for "a wide range of digital devices," as Kanematsu explains in a letter posted to the studio's site.What are "d...

July 6th 2012 at 9:40am 0 Comments
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THQ apparently couldn't find a buyer for Valhalla Games' first project, Devil's Third. The rights to the project were handed back to creative lead Tomonobu Itagaki and his studio, THQ confirmed to Eurogamer. "All of the game's IP rights have been returned to Itagaki-san and the Valhalla team," the...

July 5th 2012 at 9:00am 0 Comments
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Ex-Team Ninja head Tomonobu Itagaki's first project after leaving Tecmo could be in trouble. During today's financial briefing call to investors, THQ president and CEO Brian Farrell said Devil's Third no longer fits the publisher's "profitability profile.""The profitability profile for Devil's Thir...

May 15th 2012 at 5:21pm 0 Comments
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Speaking to GAME Watch, Valhalla Game Studios head and apparent light sensitivity sufferer Tomonobu Itagaki offered a bit more clarification to the release window for his new action game, Devil's Third. He said that it won't be ready until early 2013. That narrows it down a bit -- we knew it was...

June 14th 2011 at 9:45am 0 Comments
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Having watched a new behind-the-scenes teaser for Devil's Third, we still don't know much more about Tomonobu Itagaki's upcoming project at Vallhalla. We have learned that it will be showcased at this year's Tokyo Game Show. As for the rest of the video, it's ... well ... hrm. Just watch and see.

June 2nd 2011 at 10:30pm 0 Comments