IzanagiGames, Inc. has announced that World’s End Club, with creative direction from Kazutaka Kodaka, the creator of the Danganronpa series, and a scenario written by Kotaro Uchikoshi, known for the Infinity and Zero Escape series, has been released today on Apple Arcade℠. A new trailer released today revealed that the game’s title has been changed from Death March Club to World’s End Club, and the Nintendo Switch™ edition will be released in spring of 2021.
IzanagiGames, Inc. (located in Koto-ku, Tokyo, Japan, and led by CEO/Producer Shinsuke Umeda) has announced that World’s End Club has been released on Apple Arcade℠ . World’s End Club is a suspenseful puzzle action game, with a scenario written and directed by Too Kyo Games (led by Kazutaka Kodaka, the creator of the Danganronpa series, etc.), developed by Grounding Inc. (led by Yukio Futastugi, best known for the Panzer Dragoon series, etc.) and produced/published by IzanagiGames (led by Shinsuke Umeda).
◆The new teaser trailer URL
◆World’s End Club Product Summary
Title – World’s End Club
Genre – Suspenseful puzzle action
Release date – September 4, 2020 (the Nintendo Switch™ version will be released in spring 2021)
Supported platforms – Apple Arcade℠, Nintendo Switch™
Producer/Publisher – IzanagiGames
Scenario Writer/Director – Too Kyo Games
Developer – Grounding Inc.
Executive Producer – Shinsuke Umeda
Creative Director – Kazutaka Kodaka
Scenario Writer/Director – Kotaro Uchikoshi
Director – Takumi Nakazawa
Character Designer – Take
Development Producer – Yukio Futatsugi
Art Director – Kentaro Yoshida
Copyright notation – (c)IzanagiGames, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
◆About World’s End Club
World’s End Club is a suspenseful puzzle action game, with a scenario written and directed by Too Kyo Games (led by Kazutaka Kodaka, the creator of the Danganronpa series, etc.) and developed by Grounding Inc. (led by Yukio Futastugi, best known for the Panzer Dragoon series, etc.). The character designer is Take (best known for the Zaregoto series and Pokémon Sun and Pokémon Moon), the producer is Shinsuke Umeda, and the publisher is IzanagiGames.
・World’s End Club official website
・World’s End Club official Twitter
◆Kazutaka Kodaka’s Profile
Director, scenario writer, CEO of Too Kyo Games. Handled all planning and writing for the Danganronpa series. The series also had live drama (with Kanata Hongo as the lead actor) and anime adaptations that were met with critical acclaim, both domestically and internationally. He then founded Too Kyo games together with Kotaro Uchikoshi, Rui Komatsuzaki, and Masafumi Takada. He is now actively working on manga, anime production, novel writing, and more.
◆Kotaro Uchikoshi’s Profile
Director, scenario writer, and lavatory cleaner at Too Kyo Games. Handled direction and writing of numerous well-known game titles including the Infinity Series (Never7, Ever17, Remember11), the Zero Escape Series (Nine Hours, Nine Persons, Nine Doors, Virtue’s Last Reward, Zero Time Dilemma), and AI: The Somnium Files. He is highly praised even outside of Japan and has received a number of awards. He has delivered lectures on numerous occasions at GDC, Anime Expo and elsewhere.
IzanagiGames is headquartered in Koto-ku, Tokyo and is focused on directly accessing the global games market with titles made in collaboration with Japanese creators. By expanding the company’s range of fund procurement, IzanagiGames aims to provide opportunities for exceptional creators to make new IPs and games which are then delivered as entertainment experiences to the gaming masses.
・IzanagiGames’ official website
・IzanagiGames’ official twitter account
・IzanagiGames’ official YouTube channel
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