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sublimit
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(09-25-2012, 02:55 PM)
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There's also a scan from the magazine in the link
http://thesilentchief.com/2012/09/25...-3-developers/

Spark Unlimited may be keeping busy these days with the 2013 release of Lost Planet 3 ( PS3, 360, PC ) and the recently announced action game Yaiba: Ninja Gaiden Z ( to be published by Tecmo Koei ), but could the California based studio have another project up its sleeves?

According to the latest rumor provided in the November issue of PSM3, Capcom may have asked Spark Unlimited to revive and reboot an unnamed adventure series. The publication is speculating that the game in question may just be Onimusha.

While this unconfirmed report is just that; unconfirmed, Capcom has recently expressed interest in the return of the franchise.

Back in 2010, Capcom’s vice president of strategic planning & business development, Christian Svensson, did leave the door wide open for the future of the series.

“…It [Onimusha] is not forgotten internally, there are discussions that go on, but I don’t think anyone has sort has come up with the ‘that’s it’ idea of how to get the game back up to 3 or 4 million units.” Svensson told IGN at the time. “You may see some things of the brand pop up in the future, I can’t say what, but there are certainly discussions about it.”

Do not want if true.
Sadist
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(09-25-2012, 02:56 PM)
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;-;
Tenki
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(09-25-2012, 02:58 PM)
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Originally Posted by Sadist

;-;

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nintendors
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(09-25-2012, 02:59 PM)
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Wii U exclusive....lol
MikeE21286
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(09-25-2012, 03:00 PM)
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Capcom and friends giving Spark a lot of work here now. They must feel comfortable with them to deliver games to a Western Audience
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Vegivo
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(09-25-2012, 03:00 PM)
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gonna turn out to be shiite like LP3 ;(
Brannon
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What in god's fuck, Capcom?

STOP DOING THIS.
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Korigama
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(09-25-2012, 03:04 PM)
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Well, this is rather awful to wake up to...
glaurung
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(09-25-2012, 03:04 PM)
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I call bogus.

The same magazine teased Ace Combat 7 for so long. Then it turned to shit.
Anteater
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(09-25-2012, 03:06 PM)
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good news for onimusha fans!

antitrop
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(09-25-2012, 03:07 PM)
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Legendary.


































The box.
Sho_Nuff82
(09-25-2012, 03:07 PM)
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Do these guys work for minimum wage or something?
rockman zx
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(09-25-2012, 03:07 PM)
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Explain to me how this company get projects like Yaiba Ninja Gaiden Z, Lost Planet 3 and maybe Onimusha. I never played any game from them but the only thing I read here is that they are shit.
rvy
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(09-25-2012, 03:07 PM)
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Shoot my face now, please. I can't take it anymore. Fucking Infaune and his ridiculous decision to push outsourcing.
Detox
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(09-25-2012, 03:08 PM)
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I guess the president of spark just goes round to insecure Japanese publishers and tells them they'll make them a western game, smart guy.
antitrop
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(09-25-2012, 03:09 PM)
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Originally Posted by Sho_Nuff82

Do these guys work for minimum wage or something?

Ya, seriously. How did they go from Legendary: The Box published by Gamecock to being the studio that all the japanese devs want to reboot their franchises.

Am I missing something here? Spark Unlimited have never fucking done anything. Who are they? They're nobody. Why does their name keep coming up?
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(09-25-2012, 03:10 PM)
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Originally Posted by rockman zx

Explain to me how this company get projects like Yaiba Ninja Gaiden Z, Lost Planet 3 and maybe Onimusha. I never played any game from them but the only thing I read here is that they are shit.

Ya..... so......... they made this: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dNCsssngVf8
Tiduz
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(09-25-2012, 03:11 PM)
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OH HAI GUISE

Ive been asking for a new onimusha for five years, and this is how you treat me capcom?

Go jump of a cliff while being doused in gasoline, i will light the fire at the bottom.
ilnadmy
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(09-25-2012, 03:12 PM)
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I was excited then I saw all these negative reactions. What's going on, is Spark Unlimited a bad studio?
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(09-25-2012, 03:12 PM)
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Originally Posted by Tiduz

OH HAI GUISE

Ive been asking for a new onimusha for five years, and this is how you treat me capcom?

Go jump of a cliff while being doused in gasoline, i will light the fire at the bottom.

What, man? You didn't like Legendary: The Box? You don't think Spark Unlimited will do this franchise justice?
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(09-25-2012, 03:13 PM)
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Originally Posted by ilnadmy

I was excited then I saw all these negative reactions. What's going on, is Spark Unlimited a bad studio?

Their resumé is this, and just about this only:

Nirolak
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(09-25-2012, 03:14 PM)
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Pfft, how could people possibly be worried about the quality of Spark Unlimited's output given the previews Lost Planet 3 is getting.
Nibel
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(09-25-2012, 03:15 PM)
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Oh wow :lol
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(09-25-2012, 03:16 PM)
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Isn't there a good chance that this is the GAF speculation of that un-named project title was Onimusha but turned out to be Yaiba, but they've instead slotted it in as a 3rd project by them?

Accountability seems to have nothing to do with these guys getting work anyway it seems, since everything theyve made has been universally panned. Heres another prestigious franchise to shit on, thanks!!!!
bluemax
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(09-25-2012, 03:16 PM)
In Sparks defense a lot of the people who work on the Pandora game have been gone for years.

Spark has been on a huge hiring spree the past few years and have probably snatched up most of the LA talent that didn't either move or move into Social/Mobile.

I don't think you guys realize how many game studios got shut down in the LA area the past few years. Spark is practically the only non publisher owned shop left in town.
Rated-Rsuperstar
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(09-25-2012, 03:17 PM)
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This Onimusha rumor is fake. Megaman is what Capcom handed Spark.
rvy
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(09-25-2012, 03:18 PM)
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Originally Posted by antitrop

Ya, seriously. How did they go from Legendary: The Box published by Gamecock to being the studio that all the japanese devs want to reboot their franchises.

Am I missing something here? Spark Unlimited have never fucking done anything. Who are they? They're nobody. Why does their name keep coming up?

They're probably cheap and can shit out games at a fast rate. Capcpom isn't interested in quality these days.
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(09-25-2012, 03:18 PM)
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Originally Posted by bluemax

In Sparks defense a lot of the people who work on the Pandora game have been gone for years.

Spark has been on a huge hiring spree the past few years and have probably snatched up most of the LA talent that didn't either move or move into Social/Mobile.

I don't think you guys realize how many game studios got shut down in the LA area the past few years. Spark is practically the only non publisher owned shop left in town.

Alright, I can buy this.
sublimit
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(09-25-2012, 03:18 PM)
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Svensson said that Capcom wants a potential new Onimusha game to sell around 3-4 million units...so the rumor can't be true...

...i hope. :(
Khezu
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(09-25-2012, 03:19 PM)
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Capcom should have given Ninja Theory Onimusha over DMC.

Its a perfect fit, pretty game with no substance, they would of knocked it out of the park.
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(09-25-2012, 03:19 PM)
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Originally Posted by rvy

They're probably cheap and can shit out games at a fast rate. Capcpom isn't interested in quality these days.

They're not shitting out anything, considering they haven't published a title since 2008.
Canis lupus
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(09-25-2012, 03:19 PM)
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Look at title: New onimusha YES!

Reads further:

Glass Rebel
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(09-25-2012, 03:19 PM)
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no

not like this
Jackpot
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(09-25-2012, 03:20 PM)
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Are we sure this isn't about Ninja Gaiden Z and PSM3 went to print before the reveal?
bluemax
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(09-25-2012, 03:22 PM)

Originally Posted by antitrop

Alright, I can buy this.

I mean if you have to choose between Spark and their 200 plus people or whatever is left of Kung Fu factory, Heavy Iron or Naked Sky who are you gonna take?

The past 4 years killed off almost every work for hire studio in the area. It's slim pickings.
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(09-25-2012, 03:22 PM)
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Originally Posted by rockman zx

Explain to me how this company get projects like Yaiba Ninja Gaiden Z, Lost Planet 3 and maybe Onimusha. I never played any game from them but the only thing I read here is that they are shit.


They're cheap as shit.
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(09-25-2012, 03:23 PM)
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Originally Posted by Nirolak

Pfft, how could people possibly be worried about the quality of Spark Unlimited's output given the previews Lost Planet 3 is getting.

I had already given up on LP3 after I heard about the dev, so I have not read any preview stuff. This article is something. Good luck with this one Capcom!
sublimit
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(09-25-2012, 03:24 PM)
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Originally Posted by rvy

Capcpom isn't interested in quality these days.

Yet they want Onimusha to sell 4 million copies...i don't think the brand name is big enough to carry a shitty product and achieve these goals.They can get away with Residen Evil being shitty and still sell but Onimusha is not nearly as big.
Defuser
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(09-25-2012, 03:26 PM)
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I hope they go off GRIN Style.
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Originally Posted by sublimit

Yet they want Onimusha to sell 4 million copies...i don't think the brand name is big enough to carry a shitty product and achieve these goals.They can get away with Residen Evil being shitty and still sell but Onimusha is not nearly as big.

Onimusha 3 was one of my favorite games of the last generation, came out right at the end and it was pretty awesome.

They let the series stagnate since then for no reason, I would love to see it come back.
Anteater
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(09-25-2012, 03:27 PM)
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Originally Posted by sublimit

Yet they want Onimusha to sell 4 million copies...i don't think the brand name is big enough to carry a shitty product and achieve these goals.They can get away with Residen Evil being shitty and still sell but Onimusha is not nearly as big.

Anything could happen, that Sniper: Ghost Warrior game sold two million copies, and I don't even know what that is.
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(09-25-2012, 03:27 PM)
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Originally Posted by Nirolak

Pfft, how could people possibly be worried about the quality of Spark Unlimited's output given the previews Lost Planet 3 is getting.

looking good
JustAnotherOtaku
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(09-25-2012, 03:28 PM)
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Willing to see how it turns out if true. Not like we have much other options as Onimusha fans :/
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Originally Posted by Defuser

I hope they go off GRIN Style.

Wife Arm.
sublimit
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(09-25-2012, 03:30 PM)
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Originally Posted by antitrop

Onimusha 3 was one of my favorite games of the last generation, came out right at the end and it was pretty awesome.

They let the series stagnate since then for no reason, I would love to see it come back.

I know i'm in the minority but i LOVED Dawn of Dreams too.
Kusagari
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(09-25-2012, 03:30 PM)
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Wow at the destructoid preview of LP3. Sounds like utter shit.
Alboreo
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(09-25-2012, 03:30 PM)
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"Oh god yes, a new Onimusha game!"

Spark Unlimited

God dammit.

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