The life of projects is never one long calm river. The massive reports we are seeing today confirm this, to the simple cancellation of the games in question. Perhaps it will belong to this last category System shock 3 if we are to believe the interview is granted by VentureBeat by Warren Spector, who was at the helm until then…
An Arlesian gone discreet
Fear has long been at the heart of everything related to this game. Back in 2020, when the development phase stalled and OtherSide Entertainment struggled to be sure of the status of the progress, it was a noticeable change that took place
This notice was the last we were entitled to and left the public waiting for the title’s release in great anticipation. What we are learning today is not reassuring as the team’s emblematic leader proclaims that he has apparently been off ship for some time. He even tells us that the studio only really worked on this sequel between 2018 and 2019, confirming the fragility of the plans at the time.
There is not much to say in the state. Tencent takes over the franchise. It’s up to them to say what they want to do with it. I can’t tell you anything more specific.
The advantage of this comment, which is as laconic as it is succinct, is that it is clear: Tencent has the keys to the truck and to the future of System shock 3
New licenses in sight
Despite his regrets about the pandemic crisis, which has caused great damage to the creative process as a whole, the creator of deus ex and Epic Mickey
Fans of my work already know what to expect: an immersive world and compelling storytelling that players can influence through their choices and play. It’s going to be a very deep game. A very wide variety of actions and achievements will be required.
On this occasion, another industry personality, Jeff Goodsill, joins the team. This arrival takes place according to the studio’s desire to work on new licenses and concepts.
Could bad news portend a brighter tomorrow for the studio? Even if System shock 3 is not officially cancelled, it seems to have been put in very large brackets… In favor of a new much more interesting and ambitious project?