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Level-5 Acquires Keiji Inafune’s Comcept

News has emerged this evening that Level-5 have acquired Kenji Inafune’s Comcept company. It is now known as Level-5 Comcept. The news was reported in Weekly Famitsu and has since been translated by Gemastu. Here’s all the details in

  • From around the time we worked together on Guild 02, there have been talks about doing something together.
  • Inafune: “I had the feeling that I wanted to be like Hino since around the time I was at Capcom.”
  • To easily describe it, Level-5 Comcept is a company that combines the philosophies of both companies.
  • It is a new company with the base staff of Comcept and the involvement of Akihiro Hino.
  • Inafune: Although there are plans to close Comcept as it currently stands in the future, I will take responsibility for the titles I’m working on until the end.
  • Level-5 Comcept is a subsidiary of Level-5. To paint a picture, instead of receiving instruction and then working on a title, it is a place where the Comcept team and Hino will make games together.
  • Level-5 Comcept is based in Osaka. In the future, they want it to play the role of Level-5’s Osaka studio.
  • Currently, Level-5 Comcept is made up of about 15 people, who are mostly Comcept members, but they want to gradually recruit staff from here on.
  • The goal is to make games that show that they’re in the league of Inafune.

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14 comments

  1. “The goal is to make games that show that they’re in the league of Inafune.” *bursts into laughter* I don’t play many Level 5 games but I’m pretty sure they are way beyond his league since he’s nowhere near theirs. He’s been a crackpot since he left Capcom. He honestly should have stuck with illustrations & left the other shit to his betters.

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  2. WHERE are our ALREADY PAID rewardswe should have had a long time ago for the Mighty No. 9 Kickstarter backers?I’M STILL WAITING. And I’m certain we won’t be listened to in the future yet.

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