Deadly Premonition Director's Next Game Might Be Too "Perverted"

"I wish someone would let me make it."


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Hidetaka "Swery" Suehiro, writer and director of Deadly Premonition and Xbox One/PC exclusive D4: Dark Dreams Don't Die has revealed some details about a story he hopes to use in a possible new game. Speaking in an interview with Metro, Suehiro responded to a question about what he is currently working on.

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"I'm also working on a story about a high school girl detective who uses the imagination (fantasising) energy from masturbating to help her solve murders. But all the publishers keep telling me 'There's no way we could put out such a perverted game!'...I wish someone would let me make it," he said.

Suehiro also revealed that the studio he works at, Access Games, is currently working on Virtual Reality "stuff." When asked about the possibility of returning to the Deadly Premonition series, he said, "Deadly Premonition is always on my mind. But I have no idea what form it'll take, when it’ll appear, who I'll work on it with, or how I’ll present it. The only answers are in the coffee."

Access Games' most recent release is a quirky murder-mystery game titled D4: Dark Dreams Don't Die. The game debuted on Xbox One last year and has netted more than 1.3 million downloads since its launch, although this includes the period when the game was offered as a free download for Xbox Live subscribers. A PC version of the game will be released on June 5 via Steam, GOG, the Humble Store, and Playism.

Upon D4's release, the game was scored 7.0 by GameSpot. Reviewer Kevin VanOrd praised its ridiculous story and atmosphere, while lamenting its stereotypical characters and several slow stretches that bogged down the pace.

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