Street Fighter producer Yoshinori Ono reckons the "time is right" for samurai action series Onimusha to return.
Reboots of Dino Crisis and Onimusha seem at least a long way off – but the cult action franchises have not been forgotten, Capcom has said.
Capcom may be teasing the imminent revelation of a brand new Onimusha game.
Capcom has celebrated its 25th birthday today by saying a big thank-you to everyone and issuing a couple of dates for big-screen adaptations of its games.
The first is a 2011 projection for Onimusha, according to the publisher's US blog. The film was recently delayed after the death of actor Heath Ledger had a knock-on effect on various projects stacked up with related personnel.
Onimusha is Capcom's sixth-biggest selling series, according to information released by the publisher last month. The games have been largely for PS2 and are based on historical Japanese figures with a bit of a supernatural twist. Most of the games are made up of a mixture of third-person combat and puzzle-solving.
The Onimusha film has been delayed and the death of Heath Ledger is to blame, according to a aintitcool's translation of a French source.
The original Onimusha
held the distinction of being the first PS2 title to sell a million
copies in Japan, and was arguably one of the few must-have games in