System Shock 3 canceled, Spector works on new game
Warren Spector, the legendary game creator behind Deus Ex and Epic Mickey, has heavily implied that 3 . Shock System is no longer developed by OtherSide Entertainment. This shouldn’t be too surprising given that OtherSide faces widespread layoffs in 2020, but the official gameplay trailer for System Shock 3 released in September 2019 is so compelling that fans was hoping that somehow it still works. But from the looks of it, Spector and OtherSide are working hard to create an alternate root IP.
System Shock 3 may be canceled, Tencent takes over
Spector reiterates what happened with System Shock 3 over the past few years and the eventual full franchise acquisition in an interview with Game:
“We released a statement last year. Not much to say at this point. Tencent is continuing the franchise. They will say what they want to say. I couldn’t explain it more clearly to you. “
Back in May 2020, OtherSide Entertainment sent a bag tweet announced that, in part because they were just “a smaller Indie studio,” Tencent effectively bought the rights to the System Shock franchise. This led to a series of layoffs and downsizing of the company, which Spector calls a “personal recovery period.”
Since then, with System Shock 3 seemingly canceled, Spector has moved on to a new project, “a new IP-based immersive simulation” slated for next-gen consoles and PCs. according to. In a concept art for the new game about a gold whale whose armor is somewhat tattered (pictured above), Spector says that the image “represents an aspect of the game”:
“It’s an image that represents an aspect of the game. It will be a pretty deep game. There will be a lot of things you can do and what we ask you to do. That whale is part of the game level leaderboard. “
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