That's according to new rumours emerging out of Garnett Lee's Weekend Confirmed podcast.

Discussing Capcom's decision to cease developing new IP outside of Japan, the ShackNews editor declared: "Boy, their E3 bombshell puts that to test. I'm not going to spill it because I don't want to make anyone mad, but boy their E3 bombshell puts that to test."

One of the hottest rumours suggests that Heavenly Sword developers Ninja Theory are to work on a sequel to the Devil May Cry franchise. But an E3 announcement would seem unlikely with the team still hard at work on Enslaved.

<span>Capcom's president Haruhiro Tsujimota said this week that while it's unlikely Western developers will be assigned to new IP, the company are not averse to different studios creating sequels to already established franchises.