Talking to GameCentral at Gamescom, Deadly Premonition director Swery65 (Hidetaka Suehiro) outlined a promising future for the series, including plans for a prequel title, a sequel, and a "special edition" remake.

Though none of these projects are officially greenlit at developer Access Games, any continuation of the Deadly Premonition series is bound to be a good thing. A rerelease featuring updated graphics would be a great way to expand the fanbase (it's hard to convince people to look past those Dreamcast-y graphics), and though any successor title would be hard-pressed to top the original game's surprising twists, I'm always willing to take more meandering car trips with Francis York Morgan.

Swery also noted that western publishers are already expressing interest in his next planned game, which is set to be a story-focused action-adventure title in the same vein as Deadly Premonition. Are you hyped? I'm so hyped.