Capcom alum still holds a soft spot for his former employers.
Hideki Kamiya is a legendary game designer- modern gamers might know him best for The Wonderful 101, Scalebound, or Bayonetta, but his real all star output came out while he was working with Capcom, with games such as Viewtiful Joe, Devil May Cry, Okami, and Resident Evil 2 made on his watch.
His parting with Capcom, which came in the wake of his beloved Clover Studios being closed, was acrimonious- having led many to believe that there would be little to no chance of the legendary developer ever getting to work on his most well known properties ever again. However, in a recent interview with The Metro, Kamiya has said that he has no issues working with Capcom again, should the circumstances ever arise.
“However, I can honestly say that if there’s ever an opportunity, that makes sense for me or the studio, to work with Capcom again I would very much welcome that opportunity. Of all the publishers, not just Japanese publishers or partners, I can say with confidence that Capcom still holds a very, very special place in my heart and I love them dearly. It’s one of my favorite companies,” he said. Getting to see Kamiya working on a new Devil May Cry or Viewtiful Joe? Make. This. Happen.