Koei Tecmo recently revealed that it has a lot of big games in production that are expected to be revealed in 2022.
The past 2021 has been a busy year for Koei Tecmo as the Japanese publisher and many of their development studios have released countless major games. Between the release of Blue Reflection: Second Light in November and the remaster of Fatal Frame: Maiden of Black, many of Koei Tecmo’s biggest names have been in the spotlight this year. Recently, Koei Tecmo further clarified that they have set even higher expectations for the company as it enters 2022.
Koei Tecmo launched in early 2021 with two big games releasing very early in the year, Team Ninja’s Nioh 2 and Omega Force’s Persona 5 Strikers both coming out in February. Koei Tecmo games have appeared in the past few weeks. throughout the year with the popular Atelier RPG series receiving both a new installment in a new main series and a compilation game, with it Samurai Warriors launched its fifth main series game. A recent interview from Koei Tecmo staff hinted at even bigger projects from this major publisher coming this year.
In an interview with Japanese website 4gamer involving various members of Koei Tecmo’s staff as well as with general manager Yosuke Hayashi, the company stated that the games released in 2022 will show the studio’s “full power”. The interview took place with several Koei Tecmo subsidiaries, in which Team Ninja director Fumihiko Yasuda introduced an action game based on the history of the Three Kingdoms of China, along with the producer. Fatal Frame’s Yosuke Kikushi discussed how his team is taking on a brand new challenge for both himself and his team.
Koei Tecmo has also revealed some major projects from various Yokohama-based publisher’s studios. Dynasty Warrios 9: Empires, the latest spin-off from one of Koei Tecmo’s flagship franchises has been confirmed for a February 2022 release date and Atelier Sophie has also been announced for a sequel. at the end of that month. Another Fatal Frame producer, Keisuke Kikuchi, has also expressed his desire to make a new game in the popular Fatal Frame horror game series.
Although Koei Tecmo is not receiving any major awards for the company’s 2021 games, the developer is having some big games in production, with February of this year set to be considered a month. important to them. In addition to the previously mentioned Dynasty Warriors and Atelier Sophie, the highly anticipated Stranger of Paradise: Final Fantasy Origin is also coming at this time. Koei Tecmo has stated that in 2022 the company will show gamers “full power” and indeed just looking at their lineup of titles for the new year is already looking impressive.
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