No matter that is, it seems to be very Group Ico (pic: GenDesign)
The developer behind Shadow Of The Colossus and The Final Guardian has supplied a primary glimpse at his new challenge for Epic Video games.
There are a variety of uncertainties about what video games will and gained’t be launched this yr, as we made clear in our preview of 2021, however one we didn’t even dare to hope for is the brand new title from Ico creator Fumito Ueda.
Formally it’s scheduled for this yr, though given how typically Ueda’s earlier titles have been delayed we wouldn’t financial institution on that – particularly as the sport has nonetheless not been formally introduced.
The picture seems as a part of a brand new yr’s montage on the website of Ueda’s studio GenDesign. There’s no identify related to the art work however the three previous video games are clearly Ico, Shadow Of The Colossus, and The Final Guardian.
The art work seems to be comparable in model to Udea’s earlier video games, which could recommend it performs equally too, however there’s actually nothing that may be discerned for sure at this stage.
Earlier to this, the one picture considered associated to the sport is the one beneath that appeared as a part of an analogous new yr message in 2018. In that occasion although it was much less clear that it was for a brand new sport and it’s since been theorised it’s only a prototype or deserted idea.
No matter the brand new sport is, Ueda has steered that it’s on at the least the identical scale as The Final Guardian.
‘If bigger scale growth turns into of curiosity to us then I believe we’ll considerably increase our growth system and take it to a large-scale growth staff to make it an enormous sport’, he informed Famitsu, as translated by Gematsu.
Though it could seem like the sooner video games the brand new title has no official connection to them, because the writer is Fortnite creators Epic Video games – not Sony.
Udea left Sony in 2011 (an uncommon prevalence on the time however one thing that’s turning into increasingly commonplace when it comes to Sony’s Japanese developers) and he ended up finishing The Final Guardian as a freelancer.
The take care of Epic Video games is a part of a three-part challenge by the writer that can see them working with different critically acclaimed builders together with Treatment (Alan Wake and Management) and Playdead (Limbo and Inside).
Nothing has thus far been seen regarding both of these two tasks and it appears extraordinarily unlikely that they are going to be launched this yr.
This may also be from Ueda’s new sport (pic: GenDesign)
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