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Resident Evil creator says Western devs are taking more risks

By Brendan Sinclair, Published 9 months ago

Shinji Mikami means monetary risks, not creative ones. For some crazy reason, Japanese publishers are reluctant to blow more than $30 million per game.

Western devs "working harder," taking more risks - Mikami

Shinji Mikami, the creator of Resident Evil, hasn't made a survival horror game since 2005, when he took over directorial duties for Resident Evil 4. After working on startups like Clover Studio and Seeds Inc (which effectively became Platinum Games), Mikami is finally ready to tackle the survival horror genre once again at his new company Tango Gameworks (which was acquired by Bethesda).

Gamesindustry 17th April 2014

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