Skydance New Media, the developer led by former Uncharted creative director and writer Amy Hennig, has announced that it is working on New Star Wars game in partnership with Lucasfilm Games. The narrative-driven, action-adventure title introduces an origin story in the Star Wars universe.
What do we know so far about this new Star Wars game?
In a statement on the developer’s website, Hennig shared that she’s excited to be able to create another title with Lucasfilm Games, with the new Star Wars game being the second collaboration between Skydance New Media and Disney. Announced so far:
“I often describe how watching Star Wars in 1977 essentially rewired my 12-year-old brain, indelibly shaping my creative life and future. I’m excited to be working with Lucasfilm Games again to tell these interactive stories in this galaxy that I love.”
Douglas Reilly, vice president of Lucasfilm Games, is also excited to work with Hennig after both studios previously announced that they are working together on a new Marvel game:
“We couldn’t be more excited to be working with Amy again. She and the Skydance New Media team have the talent and ambition to create a unique Star Wars adventure.
Their vision of making story driven and engaging interactive entertainment makes this collaboration very exciting. We’re working hard with their team of talented and experienced developers, and we look forward to sharing more with Star Wars fans when the time is right. ”
Hennig’s accomplishments include being a director and writer for several Legacy of Kain games with Crystal Dynamics and creative director and writer for many of Naughty Dog’s Uncharted games. She is also the writer of the upcoming Square Enix Forspoken game. In fact, along with Forspoken writer Todd Stashwick, Hennig worked on EA’s canceled Project Ragtag for two years at Visceral Games.
Hennig leads Skydance New Media alongside Julian Beak, a former EA executive with extensive experience working on the Star Wars franchise.
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https://www.gamerevolution.com/news/705265-new-star-wars-game-amy-hennig-skydance-new-media New Star Wars Game in Development at Amy Hennig’s Skydance New Media