Team Ninja boss suggests no platform exclusivity for future Ninja Gaidens.
Has also increased his claim for damages against Tecmo to $1.53 million.
Itagaki's departure only the start of an exodus from the Ninja Gaiden and Dead or Alive studio.
Is also suing Tecmo for unpaid completion bonuses and unreasonable and disingenuous statements made towards him.
Will be in a direction that he hasn't been able to explore with the Ninja Gaiden series.
Series creator Tomonobu Itagaki says he has no plans to extend the series beyond the imminent Xbox 360 sequel.
Sequel to be a platform exclusive and set to ship worldwide in 2008.