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God of Struggle Ragnarök director says he needs to work on Castlevania to any extent further

The director of God of Struggle Ragnarök stated he want to work on a Castlevania recreation if Konami is keen to switch the license to the traditional recreation franchise.

Talking throughout the Kinda Humorous Video games Spoilercast video launched Monday, Sony Santa Monica recreation director Eric Williams urged followers to assist “make it occur.”

It is unclear how severe his feedback had been, however he added: “I am in quite a lot of bother!”

He stated: “You may make it occur as a result of there are audiences right here from everywhere in the world… I do not know what to do subsequent, but when somebody offers me that Castlevania license, we would like to do it.”

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Like most of Konami’s base recreation franchises, Castlevania has been dormant for a number of years with the discharge of its final mainline recreation, Lords of Shadow 2, in 2014.

The sport itself was commissioned by an exterior developer at Spain-based MercurySteam, and VGC first reported final yr that Konami has now softened its stance on licensing most of its recreation properties to exterior studios.

This was most lately seen with the announcement of a Silent Hill 2 remake by Polish firm Bloober Workforce, as VGC beforehand reported. In the identical report launched final October, sources urged {that a} Castlevania reboot can be being labored on internally in Japan.

After the discharge of God of Struggle Ragnarök, Santa Monica Studio appears to be engaged on numerous initiatives.

Studio inventive director Cory Barlog, who oversaw 2018’s God of Struggle reboot, instructed the LA Instances final week that the Sony studio is now “spreading over quite a lot of various things,” however declined to offer particulars.

Whereas Santa Monica could also be engaged on non-God of Struggle initiatives, Ragnarök director Eric Williams instructed the LA Instances that he could be pleased to dedicate himself to the collection full-time.

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“I bear in mind speaking to somebody from one other recreation firm the place they tried to dump me,” he recalled. “’Do you need to be referred to as a God of Struggle man for the remainder of your life?’ they stated. Is that what you probably did to discourage me? As a result of sure, I do.”

VGC’s God of Struggle Ragnarök overview described it as among the finest PlayStation video games ever.

God of Struggle Ragnarök received 10 awards at subsequent month’s The Sport Awards, making it essentially the most nominated recreation forward of Elden Ring and Horizon Forbidden West.