Capcom, Level 5 teaming up on “some truly interesting things”

Wednesday, 22 September 2010 11:31 GMT By Johnny Cullen


Capcom dev head Keiji Inafune has confirmed in an interview with Diamond Online that the publisher is teaming up with Level 5.

He said to the publication in a joint interview with Level 5 CEO Akihiro Hino they are “working together on some truly interesting things.”

“Even though Mr Hino is younger, he’s someone I respect. I wanted to try working with him, so I contacted him,” said Inafune.

No further details were given.

Hino explained about the developer’s plans to go west, saying he’d like the company to exhibit at E3 within the next two years.

“Next year or maybe the year after that, we’d like to have Level-5 exhibit at E3,” said Hino.

“While it’s recently become normal for us to exhibit at the Tokyo Game Show, to exhibit at E3 we feel that we have one more mountain to cross.”

Level 5 announced earlier this year it was opening up a US office, with a view to expand to Europe as well, according to Hino in the Diamond interview.

Thanks, Andriasang.