Publisher AQ Interactive is canceling Xbox 360 title Cry On
, an action RPG under development by Mistwalker and AQI-owned Cavia (Resident Evil: The Umbrella Chronicles
), citing current market conditions and future forecasts.
Announced in 2005, Cry On
would have been the third Mistwalker game released exclusively for the Xbox 360, following RPGs Blue Dragon
in 2007 and Lost Odyssey
Though no screenshots were ever shown for the title, it was slated to include a soundtrack composed by Nobuo Uematsu of Final Fantasy
fame, as well as character designs by Kimihiko Fujisaka (Drakengard
"AQI decided to cancel the project after analyzing the current market environment and forecasts for the future," said the company, according to a report
from consumer game site 1UP, while offering no further details. "We deeply apologize for troubling those who were awaiting its release."
Since its establishment in 2004 by Square Enix veteran Hironobu Sakaguchi, and with financial backing from Microsoft, Mistwalker has so far released three Nintendo DS titles and two Xbox 360 games. The studio is currently working on a Blue Dragon