A information rumor got here out of a THQ Nordic report not too long ago posted. Amongst these information is an replace on the event of Useless Island 2. Sadly, it’s unclear whether or not new data makes the event cycle troublesome to play. Any more, work on the sequel has been transferred in one other studio, Dambuster Studios
Wario64 shared the information in an article on Twitter, with a screenshot of the THQ Nordic report. Test it out within the tweet linked beneath:
Excerpt from the THQ Nordic Report:
Volition is growing a brand new recreation Saints Row
The Dambuster Studios are main the event of Useless Island 2
Fishlabs is engaged on new and unannounced IP initiatives
TimeSplitters co-creator, Steve Ellis, is becoming a member of the crew to assist chart his future. Pic.twitter.com/aSue92sGen[19459002hooting14309001[Wario64]
This studio change is especially fascinating, as the most recent THQ Nordic replace on Useless Island 2, in Could 2019, recommended that every little thing was superb. Throughout this replace, nevertheless, the writer didn’t specify if Sumo Digital (LittleBigPlanet three) was nonetheless engaged on the title. Given the announcement of Dambuster Studios, it’s no marvel that THQ Nordic has been his mom for therefore lengthy.
The event of Useless Island 2 is wealthy in historical past. Introduced at E3 2014, the preliminary launch window for the sequel was scheduled for spring 2016. Nevertheless, Yager, the developer of Spec Ops: The Line, was faraway from the undertaking lower than a yr in the past. after the disclosing of the sport. In early 2016, based on Deep Silver, Sumo Digital had taken the reign of manufacturing of Useless Island 2. Now, in all probability after three years of improvement at Sumo Digital, the manufacturing crew has nonetheless as soon as undergone a major change. It stays to be seen what this implies for the way forward for the sequel and that of the nascent franchise as a complete.
Just like the follow-up to Useless Island, Dambuster Studios has its personal story. In 2014, the Crytek developer crew within the UK was moved to the newly shaped Dambuster Studios following Crytek's sale of the Homefront franchise to Deep Silver. Homefront: The Revolution arrived on the cabinets of shops in Could 2016, with out receiving the widely favorable reception of its predecessor. Useless Island 2 marks the primary undertaking from which Dambuster Studios has labored, to the information of the general public.
[Source: THQ Nordic via Wario64 on Twitter]