The lights are on
Previous reports claiming that Del Toro had already lined up a new publisher for his survival horror game proved premature.
Speaking to the Toronto Sun about the Insane trilogy, which THQ cancelled last year, the critically acclaimed film director said his ambitious video game project is still being pitched to major players in the game industry.
"We are in talks with a very, very big company," he said. "I can’t say who, but it’s one of the big ones. They really responded to the game, they responded to what we were trying. Some of the devices of the game I need to update, because now I’ve seen them in other games that just came out. That always happens. But the principle we’re trying to do with the game is to make it a really immersive narrative experience. It’s still a really challenging proposal.”
Where, if anywhere, do you think this project will land?
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This seems like something Ubi would do.
Nice. I like Guillermo so I hope someone picks it up.
I just hope if it gets picked up they leave Del Toro in charge. I'd hate to see a game with narrative focus get butchered.
Del Toro should stick to movies and make Hellboy 3 while he's at it.
I say EA or Ubisoft.
I think it has the potential to be ea with one of the smaller branches of bioware making it. Or perhaps Bethesda.....either way that would be good
Well, at least they're still trying.
Uuughh, could it be Activision or EA that Del Toro's hinting about? Either way, the game needs more than a big, emblazoned title card to win anybody over at this point.
Toro is getting a lot of respect from me with this and Pacific Rim right now.
Since he said a very, very big company he is probably refering to one of the big 3.
guess on EA.... I think.
Microsoft should get it and release it exclusively on their next console. Why? Because they have the worst portfolio of the big 3.
I really hope someone latches onto this, I was so excited that Guillermo Del Toro was going to be making a game (and it still might happen). I could really see EA picking this up, since they've been so successful with the Dead Space IP.
I wonder if the "devices" (game mechanics, I'm assuming) he's talking about that he's seen recently are, perhaps, from stuff like Slender? Because I can't recall any big budget horror games that came out and made a splash last year... or recently at all.
I'm thinking EA. Doesn't seem very Activisiony.