Alongside a remastered System Shock, developer OtherSide Entertainment additionally introduced a brand new System Shock recreation in 2015 as a part of their divulge that they’re keeping the commemorated license. Starbreeze, the Stockholm-based recreation developer and every so often writer, briefly picked up publishing rights to the sport to get in the back of OtherSide’s System Shock 3. Now apparently Starbreeze and OtherSide are parting techniques, leaving extra questions than solutions.
The announcement got here from Starbreeze nowadays in a shockingly short-and-to-the-point liberate. Stating that the verdict to separate used to be mutual, Starbreeze additionally issues out that OtherSide can be repaying all of the cash that the writer invested into the sport sooner or later. It is unclear precisely how a lot this is, however GamaSutra studies the quantity as $12 million bucks.
“I believe this is the best solution for us, although it is sad that we cannot complete the project with OtherSide,” writes Starbreeze CEO Mikael Nermark. “System Shock 3 is a fantastic title developed in cooperation with the industry legend Warren Spector and I am looking forward to seeing the game released.”
The press observation means that this transfer is a part of Starbreeze’s try to get well from Overkill’s The Walking Dead’s deficient efficiency and refocus on their core construction industry. The Walking Dead identify, at the start supposed for consoles, turns out to were cancelled past the PC model.
Starbreeze nonetheless stays the writer for Psychonauts 2 in this day and age.