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Castlevania Producer Leaves Konami
Filed under: KONAMI, CASTLEVANIA

Koji Igarashi, producer behind Castlevania: Symphony of the Night, has left Konami. His future plan includes opening a new studio.

"I've decided to break out on my own to have the freedom to make the kind of games I really want to make -- the same kind I think fans of my past games want as well," Igarashi told IGN. "Leaving Konami was a big decision, and not one I took lightly – I’ve spent my entire career there, made many friends, and had a lot of great opportunities – but I hope all the gamers and fans who have supported me in the past will join me in being excited about what comes next. Wish me luck!”

Igarashi will speak at GDC this week. Most likely he'll start the ball rolling for his new project at that time as well.



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Cheddar Mar 17 2014, 12:39 pm EDT
That is one ugly mofo.

Like the hat, though.
Vodoo Mar 17 2014, 03:22 pm EDT
cowboy Igarashi !

hold on there partner while i rustle me up some koi.
in these parts i reckon, the dog-fish is a man's best friend.
daver18qc Mar 18 2014, 08:01 am EDT
SotN was epic, i'm definatly checking out this guy's new projects !! :-O
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