Mizuguchi: Okami and MadWorld deserved more attention

By Patrick Garratt, Tuesday, 15 September 2009 09:24 GMT

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Platinum’s Okami and MadWorld should have been better received, Qs Tetsuya Mizuguchi has told 1UP.

“It’s actually a coincidence that I mention two games by Clover/Platinum, but it’s a shame that unique games like this aren’t embraced by the public more,” said the Japanese dev stalwart.

Madworld’s wince-inducing sales were closely watched as the game was seen as something of a “core” test-bed for Wii, while Okami was hugely-loved, but not popular enough to spawn a Wii Sequel; a DS follow-on has since been announced.

There’s an interview through there.

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