Valhalla Games, the new outfit from former Team Ninja head Tomonobu Itagaki
, will launch Devil's Third
some time next year. It's around 80% complete right now, Itagaki said
. "We'll be going all out next year, so please look forward to it."
There hasn't been much word on Devil's Third
since its old publisher THQ went out of business
last year and rights to the game were soon relinquished back to Valhalla Games
. In May, Itagaki assured that work on the game would continue
even though a new publisher had not been lined up yet.
is a third-person shooter with melee combat elements set during a modern-day world war. It's Itagaki's first game since his controversial exit
from Tecmo in 2008.