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For those of you curious whether a game development studio named Team Ninja would continue to create exclusively ninja-based games, you can now rest easy. In a recent interview with Kikizo, Team Ninja's (relatively) new Commander-in-Chief, Yosuke Hayashi, confirmed that Team Ninja would continue to...

May 16th 2009 at 2:30pm 0 Comments
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Team Ninja wants Ninja Gaiden Sigma 2 to be "sleek and sexy," rather than focused on ultra violence, a major selling point for the original Xbox 360 sequel. Speaking with CVG, Sigma 2 producer and director Yosuke Hayashi said the team working on the upcoming PlayStation 3 revamp wants to shy away f...

April 10th 2009 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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If we said Team Ninja's path since Ninja Gaiden 2 has been increasingly onerous, the industry would toss us the coveted Understatement of the Year award. Speaking with Gamasutra, new Team Ninja lead, Yosuke Hayashi, said the pressure is on for his team to prove themselves following the exit of lon...

March 25th 2009 at 5:30am 0 Comments
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Despite the fact that Team Ninja has only developed one title for PS3 -- which was last year's Ninja Gaiden Sigma -- TN's Yosuke Hayashi calls this gen's black sheep of the console family the system with the most potential. Speaking to Gamasutra, Hayashi said " ... we do not believe that we've see...

November 4th 2008 at 8:00am 0 Comments
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Nintendo World Store held a special launch event for Ninja Gaiden: Dragon Sword for the DS. (Check out what the critics thought here.) Development director Yosuke Hayashi was available to sign copies of the game, and a formidable pack of fans lined up to meet and greet the man. Afterwards, we had a...

March 31st 2008 at 9:30am 0 Comments