In a Siliconera interview with DmC director Hideaki Itsuno and producer Motohide Eshiro some points were made about the difference between Western and Japanese developers. They are currently working on DMC together with Ninja Theory, know for Heavenly Sword.
Motohide Eshiro, Producer:
Hideaki Itsuno, Director:
At Capcom, we take the opposite approach. We like to look as if we have given all of these people different responsibility, but in reality we are very, very concerned about the schedule. It actually makes it difficult to get one man or one woman’s work tied that closely with the product on the Japan side. I think I can learn a lot about their management style from that way.
When Hideaki Itsuna was asked about what kind of feedback they gave Ninja Theory, he said: