"extreme pressure" working on a sequel Resi Evil after Shinji Mikami.
Mikami-san created Resi Evil 4 and that cast a deep shadow over Takeuchi-san's team. He won't return to T-rival zombies for at least a decade.
"Yes, it's true we did feel extreme pressure - and Mikami-san's shadow - after Resi 4," Jun Takeuchi told Xbox World 360 magazine, reports . "However, because we were creating the sequel to this huge franchise we wanted to make our fresh direction clear."
Many criticisms were levied against Resident Evil 5 for taking a complete departure from the tried and true Resi Evil formula, and embracing co-op action too much. It seems all that reimagining of the series has drained Takeuchi-san.
"Personally, I don't think I'm gonna deal with Resident Evil 6 at all - as far as the series is concerned I'm not planning to return until at least two more Olympics have passed!" he said. He's working on a new IP right now that requires "physical strength" to get right.
Did you enjoy the 'controversial' Resident Evil 5? You know, the one accused of racism in the beginning because of all the non-white zombie/crazed people? Ironically of course racism is only present when a distinction is drawn... do you take skin colour into account when blasting infected zombie types who want to munch on your brains?
Why notof Resident Evil 5's 'fresh direction'?
Resi Evil 5's Jun Takeuchi "not planning to return" to series soon
07 May 2010 | By Simon Priest