Keiichiro Toyama and his new costume team have begun working on the creator’s next project.
Keiichiro ToyamaA Japanese creator known for the Silent Hill, Silent, and Gravity Rush series, has revealed some tips on what he plans to do in the coming years.
Toyama, who recently left PlayStation to set up Bokeh Game Studio, along with several other Sony Japan developers, revealed his new project in an interview with .
The new, unnamed project will be a horror action-adventure game with “appeal to fans of the previous game” and “battle and story elements”.
“If anything, this will be a horror-oriented game, but we’ll focus on making it a broader entertainment experience, not a hardcore horror game,” he explained.
The game is currently in the early stages of development for multiple platforms, with a release goal sometime in 2023. “We are developing with a PC as the lead platform, but we want to release the game on as many console platforms as possible,” Toyama confirmed.
But don’t expect to see a lot of new games for a while. If the 2023 release goal didn’t give a hint, Bokeh co-founder Kazunobu Sato told that the game was “just getting into prototype development.”That said, the studio will share regular updates about new things. Twitter page..
The acclaimed creator added that he wanted to follow in the footsteps of another Japanese legend, Fumito Ueda, who independently founded GenDesign a few years ago.
The bokeh team is “quite large”, with many longtime collaborators from Toyama, including Siren and Gravity Rush level designer Junya Okura, Siren and Last Guardian producer Kazunobu Sato, and other Sony Japan Studio veterans. Many are already included.