On 3rd Oct, 110 Industries announced a brand new action game from the creators of Ninja Gaiden, Dead or Alive, and Dead or Alive Extreme Beach Volleyball titled Wanted: Dead. During the live-stream, 110 Industries also revealed a short teaser trailer along with short interviews with the people behind the new game.
During the live-stream Hiroaki Matsui, the director of Wanted: Dead explained that “the protagonist of the story is a strong woman with a large build.” Matsui also explained that she is very much an ordinary human and has her own problems just like anyone else would in real life.
Natsuki Tsurugai, Lead Designer of the game revealed that from the team was trying to make a hardcore game, stating that “Most Japanese publishers are headed down a pather where they want a lot of casual games. But 110 Industries was straightforward from the get-go and said they wanted a hardcore game.”
Whilst the live-stream didn’t feature any live gameplay demonstration, in the teaser trailer released, a glimpse of the gameplay can be seen. The teaser video also suggests that the game may be set in Hong Kong. Wanted: Dead is slated for PS4, Xbox Series X|S, and PC. The game is expected to launch in 2022.