Shadows of the Damned turned out to be quite a solid, entertaining experience.

And the good news is that the game's publisher, EA, would "probably" be intrigued by the idea of a sequel from developer Grasshopper Manufacture. The team that produced the dark yet purposely corny horror shooter consists of Resident Evil guru Shinji Mikami, well-known designer Suda 51, and Akira Yamaoka, who gave us some of the haunting music in the Silent Hill franchise.

And we really did like Shadows . However, it didn't really sell all that well, and as Grasshopper's Goichi Suda told Eurogamer , producing a really successful new IP isn't easy.

"I think it's really difficult to be successful with a new IP. You really need an extraordinary amount of support to have a new franchise be successful. Unfortunately we couldn't really do as well as we hoped for."

However, Yamaoka said a sequel is possible- "I'm thinking of a sequel, actually," he said. He wasn't able to go into any detail, but at least it's an encouraging statement for fans of the original title. Still, he did add that EA would be interested in a second game, so maybe they've cleared all the necessary hurdles already. Here's hoping they get better support for a follow-up effort.

Remember, Shadows of the Damned is the very first Japanese-developed game EA has published.

Related Game(s): Shadows of the Damned

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Sogi_Otsa
Sogi_Otsa
9 years ago

I'd play it if the upgrades make it as twice as awesome as the first.

slugga_status
slugga_status
9 years ago

I'd definitely play it..Grabbed the first one for 360 on the bargain bin. Had a blast but still stuck on one part b/c the lack of ammo I had before I proceeded. Game is hilarious especially some of the names of the weapons and phrases Garcia shouts out.

WorldEndsWithMe
WorldEndsWithMe
9 years ago

It was pretty fun and usually funny but I had no desire to play it a second time, I hope Lollipop Chainsaw excels where Shadows fell a bit short.

BikerSaint
BikerSaint
9 years ago

Yes please, more SOTD!!!

___________
___________
9 years ago

OH F*CK NO!
why is it the worst series out there get sequels, but the sheer pure gold gets left to rot?
sigh.
i said it once, twice, a million times and ill say it again.
no justice in this industry, none what so ever!
mr obsessed with sausages gets a sequel, where a brilliant thought out story like enslaved gets left behind.
🙁
i guess the saying is true, sex really does sell!