The lights are on
The developer of the recent Aliens Vs. Predator has its Asura engine up and running on Sony's new NGP, and is looking to be a major player for Sony's new handheld.
Develop is reporting that Rebellion's engine now fully supports NGP development, but that the company will not be leasing it to other studios. Rebellion may instead use the head start to do contract work for interested companies. "“The technology, design and art teams have worked incredibly well with Sony’s newest device,” Rebellion's co-founder Jason Kingsley told Develop. “We have managed to make our engine fully functional, and looking great on the hardware in double quick time. We’ll be attending DICE and GDC to show what we have created and look for business partners.”
Rebellion's creations reportedly include a demo for an as-yet unnamed third-person shooter with multiplayer elements. We'll bring you more on Rebellion's plans when the company makes its announcements in the future.
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Great! I love more shovelware!
Hopefully, they don't screw the pooch again.
Star Wars Battlefront, rebellion made the PSP ones, seems like a no-brainer, and if it is Sony just got a guaranteed customer.
Hmmm, that sounds pretty interesting.
Could be another Battlefront title, they made those for the PSP. At least they made Renegade Squadron, not sure about the other two.
Coolio. Maybe it's a GOOD AVP game. Or maybe just a strict Alien game. We haven't had one of those in a while..
Great to see the NGP is getting support.
I'll be playing anything for the NGP!
Hopefully they get some good games ready for day one. Good to know developers are already on their way to having games ready to go.
So, where's Alien's Colonial Marines?
Cool. I actually really enjoyed the new AvP, despite the unfair reviews it got (*cough cough*). Hopefully they release another fun game
Isn't Rebellion doing Neverdead for Konami? I like the idea of them doing contract work for other developers, designers and publishers than them doing stuff by themselves. At BEST, their games have been mediocre (like Rogue Trooper), and at worst, their games have been...well, Rogue Warrior. I hope they find some talented designers at GDC to tell 'em what to do on the PSP2.