The lights are on
Earlier this week, Bungie formed Bungie Aerospace Corporation, a company headed by Bungie president Harold Ryan. Now Bungie Aerospace Corporation has filed for a trademark "Crimson," which is described in the filing as being related to network and mobile gaming.
According to the clipped language of the filing, Crimson is "Computer game software downloadable from a global computer network; Computer game software for use on mobile and cellular phones; Downloadable computer game software via a global computer network and wireless devices."
Bungie currently has several job openings related to mobile devices, including a variety of programmers and engineers. As GameSpot points out, Bungie has talked vaguely about its upcoming project, including a talk at GDC Online 2010. There, writer and designer Joseph Staten said "Wouldn't it be great if we could make a world that was always there for
you, with lots of stories to tell, like a big, infinite storytelling
horizon? Man, that would be great."
We'll have to continue to wait for details on how (or if) Crimson is related to Bungie's upcoming work. They won't be attending E3 next month, so we may have to be quite patient.
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Oh man they arent at e3?!
At first I thought Yes Halo on my EVO but then I remembered Bungie isn't doing that anymore :,(
I just pooped out an iphone
Bungie games on the go??? Shut up and take my money!!!
I'm interested in whatever they're doing. So long as it isn't an MMO. But for whatever reason, the mobile bit makes me think of the World of Warcraft mobile app or how the devs on Guild Wars 2 were talking about plans for an app.
I'd imagine I'm way off though. Hopefully they're doing something significantly more creative. Too bad they won't be at E3 to let us know.
Bungie's a great studio, but mobile gaming just isn't my think other than an Angry Birds session while waiting for a doctor's appointment. So it's an interesting avenue to pursue I guess, but it seems like they're talking about some sort of RPG across the mobile network that allows you to create your own profile and what-not. Interesting premise, but I'm a bit skeptical of the platform.
Well I aint gonna lie... I wish they would take up PC gaming again instead of mobile. Lets face it u play mobile games when you take a dump, that's about it.
Like imagine if they would've made REACH for the PC! THEN we wouldn't have the random FPS DROPS and graphics glitches that reach has during cutscenes and in action/combat. BECAUSE WE COULD ADJUST GRAPHICS!!! :D (oh and PC is more powerful anyway so it prolly wouldnt lag at all.)
An infinite storytelling horizon does sound great.
Just keeps me thinking about the Neverending Story. Such a good film...
Hope Bungie's Crimson pulls off the new project!