NS new perfect dark game It is being co-developed by Crystal Dynamics, the Square Enix studio responsible most recently for the Tomb Raider trilogy, Marvel’s Avengers and GX (well GX). The announcement was made today by the game’s primary studio, The Initiative.
“We are partnering with Crystal Dynamics, the world-class team behind character-driven games like Tomb Raider, to bring this first-person espionage thriller to a new generation.” tweeted. “The teams didn’t get the chance to work together. We are still early in development, but are incredibly excited to use this unique opportunity to fulfill the vision of Perfect Dark!”
Initiative is a new studio based in Los Angeles. It hasn’t released a game yet, but it is led by Darrell Gallagher, who spent ten years at Crystal Dynamics working on the Tomb Raider series. Initiative’s Daniel Neuberger previously also worked at Crystal Dynamics, although the studio also has former talent from BioWare, Sony Santa Monica, Blizzard and others.
Perfect Dark doesn’t have a release date or release window yet, and it looks like development had barely begun till july.
“Finally and it would be wrong to say that I don’t really think it matters which path we choose,” Xbox head Phil Spencer said in July of the game’s potential direction, “Whether we decide to go.” has done. Going back and re-imagining Perfect Dark or doing something new, I think the important thing is the quality of execution and whether we deliver a delightful game that people love.”