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Heavenly Sword 2 to make an E3 appearance?

Sequel to PS3 launch title may be on the cards, claims report

The pre-E3 rumor mill is churning away and the latest whisperings are claiming a new Heavenly Sword game from UK developer Ninja Theory will be making an appearance.

According to gaming magazine PlayGamer, the sequel to the PS3 launch title will be an open-world sandbox game that takes place ten years after the first. The titular Heavenly Sword is acquired through completing missions and mastering a number of fighting styles, it says.

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Ninja Theory told CVG last year that it made no money from Heavenly Sword.

Studio boss Tameem Antoniades revealed while the studio was interested in a sequel, it needed to go multiplatform and wasn't able to do so with Heavenly Sword since Sony owned the IP and technology.

Ninja Theory is currently working on a new entry in Capcom's Devil May Cry series. Although technically the fifth game in it is billed to be a reimagining of the entire franchise and has been called simply DMC.

[ SOURCE: The Silent Chief ]

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