Original Strider Creator Not Involved With New Title, ‘Prays For Capcom USA’
The original creator of Strider says he ‘prays for Capcom USA’ following the announcement of a brand new game in the series.
Retro Gamer got in touch with the original creator, Kouichi ‘Isuke’ Yotsui, to find out if he is involved with the new Strider.
“I am not involved in this game,” he replied. “I pray for the activity of Capcom USA.”
Yotsui was in charge of development of the original Strider, which was released into arcades in 1989 and has become a gaming classic. Yotsui left Capcom shortly after its release and currently serves as a freelance games designer.
For no reason other than it’s pretty damn impressive, here’s a one-life run through the original arcade release: