This morning, THQ Nordic launched its monetary report for the primary quarter of 2019, which incorporates good news akin to elevated gross sales, the expansion of the corporate and the revelation of a brand new sport Saints Row. This large report accommodates a tiny nugget of details about the Timesplitters franchise, acquired by its Deep Silver subsidiary in 2018. The co-creator of the franchise, Steve Ellis, is related to the THQ staff. Nordic to revitalize the collection.
"Final yr, Deep Silver acquired the beloved IP Timesplitters. We’re delighted to announce that one of many creators of the collection, Steve Ellis, has joined us to assist us chart the course for this franchise, "stated THQ Nordic Founder and CEO, Lars Wingefors in his report.
The video games haven’t been launched because the days of PlayStation 2, GameCube and Xbox. The final sport to be launched was Timesplitters: Future Good in 2005. None of those titles are even obtainable on the PlayStation Retailer as a traditional PS2.
As soon as upon a time there was a title in improvement, nevertheless it was formally stopped. In 2013, when requested if the sport had a future for the PS4, Ellis stated bluntly, "I don’t suppose that may occur. You all the time received to the purpose the place the advertising supervisor within the room was saying, "I have no idea how one can promote that" as a result of they need a personality that they’ll placed on the entrance of the field.
"All of the entrepreneurs and publishers we talked about [said]," You can’t have that as a promoting level ", and perhaps the gross sales figures from the earlier video games have corroborated this. "
The Timesplitters Rewind fan mission, nonetheless, continues to be in improvement, however just for the PC.The staff launched a video of the sport sequence in March 2019, however one Nonetheless have no idea if this mission will nonetheless achieve success now that Ellis is on board.
Are you able to win a brand new Timesplitters title in spite of everything this … and effectively, the climate?