New Suda51 Game May Be Announced at End of 2022

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A new Suda51 game could potentially be announced at the end of 2022 or early in 2023. This information appeared during the NetEase Connect 2022 livestream, in which he appeared to discuss his future plans. Outside of teasing a new project announcements, Goichi “Suda51” Suda also spoke about his hopes for other creations. [Thanks, Game Watch!]

During the livestream, Suda51 stated that he would like to “create projects focused and directed towards a younger audience.” No further information about either project was revealed during the livestream. Nor did he provide any hints as to what the future game related announcement could entail.

The segment with Suda51 mentioning the possible new game begins at roughly the 27 minute mark. You can watch the livestream below.

The livestream also revealed an entirely new studio under Grasshopper Manufacture called Yabukiri Studio. While Suda51 discussed plans for future projects, a video of a new mural being created for Yabukiri Studio played in the background. The mural features iconography associated with Grasshopper Manufacture titles, such as the star seen in No More Heroes.

In previous interviews, Suda51 spoke in length about his involvement and creation of titles like Shadows of the Damned and No More Heroes. In October 2021, Suda51 revealed that Grasshopper Manufacture owned the Shadows of the Damned IP, and how certain characters from it tied into the narrative of No More Heroes 3.

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