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Ninja Theory is currently working on the new Devil May Cry prequel for Capcom, but if you had any hopes that the studio was also secretly working on a sequel to last year's post apocalyptic adventure Enslaved, you’d better be patient.
Enslaved received some generally favorable reviews, but the game didn’t sell as well as Namco or Ninja Theory had hoped. "Enslaved should have done better," Ninja Theory co-founder Tameem Antoniades recently told Edge Magazine. "Right now we should have been doing a sequel and perfecting that sequel and doing what franchises do, which is get better over time. [But] because that didn't happen we've not expanded to two teams like we intended to. So we've remained a smaller shop. But now we get another chance with DMC."
According to CVG, Enslaved sold well short of a million copies. Hopefully Ninja Theory’s DMC fairs, better, because we’d love to see Ninja Theory have the freedom to explore more games in the vein of Enslaved.
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Enslaved was a great game, one I still need to play the dlc for. However, maybe it's because I don't know that much about Journey to the West, where would the story go for a sequel? It seemed like a wrapped up ending to me.
Enslaved should have done better, the game was great
The game is not bad but fix those graphics. I hate them. It need to be sharper than that and the contollers too.
I wasn't too sold on enslaved, so I don't care if they make a second one. maybe if the second one is better than I'll go back and play it, but not right now.
So disappointed for them.
Oh well, I was looking forward to a sequel.
Enslaved was pretty frickin' awesome, but as long as Ninja Theory is in no danger of closing anytime soon, I'm happy. In today's shooter-heavy market, sh*t-for-brain gamers don't deserve memorable, awesome, story-focused titles like Enslaved. They deserve exactly what they DO buy; sh*tty Madden, Call of Duty and Zombie game sequels (And that's ALL they buy, apparently).
Namco could've promoted the title better, and also probably released it in a different time. But I'm pretty sure it still sold alright. I've heard anything from 20k (which would be a f***ing catastrophic shame), to 750k (which is a lot better), and it should have a long tail - people keep talking about it, so I'm sure there are gamers who are picking it up months after the fact via sales on Amazon and whatnot. But jeez laweez; releasing it against Konami's Castlevania was stupid as heck. That's just splitting the audience up for gamers who like this kind of experience -- I'm assuming many went with the jaw-dropping Lords of Shadow instead? I hate it when publishers do that sh**.
Make The 1st For PC Gamer...
A much underrated game. Enslaved needs another chapter in the story.
I kind of liked this game, I just wished the climbing wasn't so simplistic and fool-proof. I'm not wild about seeing a sequel.
Good, the first game was wasted cash since the replay value was horrible.
Great story, but I really hate one-playthough games, it basically discourages the thought of even buying the game and mostly resorting to renting.
Great looking game that was too short and offered pretty much no value in a replay. The DLC was lame as well. I agree with 'Dean' DmC is going to be a bust as well. The new Dante looks silly and it is going to alienate fans from the older games.
I kinda wished I bought Enslaved... I played the demo, and it was really fun
Enslaved was mediocre. I just never really cared about what was going on in it.
Good, now I'll play 1...
I dont care about DMC 5 i just want this game and DMC HD remake collection
Really cool game, but I played about 1/2 way through and ran into a progression stopper and unfortunately have to restart the entire game. I'm supposed to lift Trip up to a second level, but no prompt ever appears. Really sux.