The Ultimate Fantasy creator and Mistwalker boss, Hironobu Sakaguchi, has revealed he’s probably not inquisitive about engaged on remasters of his video games, together with Blue Dragon, Misplaced Odyssey or The Final Story.
In an interview with VGC, Sakaguchi was requested if he and his growth studio Mistwalker could be inquisitive about creating remasters or remakes of their legacy RPGs.
“To be completely trustworthy, there aren’t any plans for any remakes in the mean time,” replied the enduring developer. “Though they’re referred to as remakes, the quantity of effort and assets it will command means the distinction is principally nil between [developing] a remake versus a totally new recreation,” he defined.
“I might personally discover myself extra interested in the concept of arising with one other authentic story or world, or constructing one thing new.”
To that finish, Sakaguchi is engaged on Fantasian together with his studio. Pegged as a ‘Diorama Journey RPG’, the sport is because of launch on Apple Arcade first – although it presently goes and not using a launch date. Sakaguchi’s long-time collaborator and composer extraordinaire, Nobuo Uematsu, might be on music duties for the sport, too. Try the trailer above.
It’s a disgrace we’re possible not going to see the Wii’s The Final Story, or the Xbox 360-exclusive RPGs Blue Dragon or Misplaced Odyssey arrive on trendy techniques any time quickly, but when Fantasian lives as much as its unimaginable artwork fashion and premise, that is probably not such a foul factor in spite of everything.
In case you’re nonetheless hungry for older Japanese role-playing video games on new techniques, you’ll be happy to know many Ultimate Fantasy titles are actually accessible on Xbox Recreation Cross, and Sq. Enix is planning to remaster one other of its iconic collection, too… we simply don’t know which one but.