“There’s not a lot clarification I may give you.”
System Shock 3’s artistic adviser, Warren Spector, has confirmed “there’s not way more to say at this level” concerning the beleaguered venture.
Speaking to GamesBeat, Spector mentioned it was as much as Tencent “to say what they wish to say” concerning the sport, and revealed his crew had not labored on the venture since 2019.
“We launched an announcement final yr. There’s not way more to say at this level,” Spector mentioned. “Tencent is taking the franchise ahead. It’s going to be as much as them to say what they wish to say. There’s not a lot clarification I may give you.
“We labored on it in 2018 and 2019. That was it.”
Spector did, nevertheless, mirror upon the business extra usually, and was lower than complimentary about builders and publishers pushing NFTs.
“Here is the place I will get in hassle. I am actually going to have individuals giving me hell about what I am about to say, however I actually do not suppose I care. NFTs are ridiculous. I don’t perceive why anyone would wish to climb on that bandwagon.
“Possession of digital items that may be immediately reproduced in limitless portions. Who thinks that is a good suggestion? So NFTs, I’ve no curiosity.”
Final week we realized that Deus Ex and Epic Mickey creator Warren Spector was now engaged on “a very new mental property” at his growth studio OtherSide Leisure. There was no point out of the long-awaited System Shock 3.
As Tom summarised for us a couple of days again, System Shock 3 was initially introduced in 2015 , when Spector was revealed as its artistic adviser. The venture fell off the rails in 2018, nevertheless, after writer Starbreeze discovered itself in monetary difficulties.
Spector’s studio OtherSide cut up methods with Starbreeze and mentioned it might proceed engaged on the venture by itself, however stories of growth troubles and employees departures emerged in 2020. Shortly after, OtherSide introduced that Chinese language conglomerate Tencent can be “taking the System Shock franchise ahead”, although it was believed on the time that the developer was nonetheless concerned in some capability. And that is just about all we all know proper now.
It isn’t all unhealthy information for System Shock followers, although. There’s nonetheless the long-awaited System Shock remake, which was delayed in December and is now due someday in 2022 and a System Shock TV adaptation can also be on the playing cards, written by Mortal Kombat scribe Greg Russo.