PlayStation’s London Studio, known for peripheral games like EyeToy and Wonderbook, is working on an untitled co-op game set in a fantasy version of its homeworld.
in a long interview with GameIndustry.bizco-studio head Stuart Whyte, explained that the studio is proud of its history of experimentation with peripherals and virtual reality, but wants to explore new challenges for upcoming projects.
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“We definitely wanted to try something a little different. I think this new project really communicates our ‘brave’ values and allows us to push ourselves on the ‘curiosity’ side as well.” “It’s an exciting future, it really is.”
According to co-studio head Tara Saunders, the fantasy game was developed specifically for the PlayStation 5, and includes a fantasy version of London that “takes fantastical and magical elements and intersects them with familiar worlds. It will include the theme of
London Studio has revealed that they are not making another VR game, but they are still using some tools from their previous VR work during development, such as the internal Soho Engine.
The studio’s latest game, Blood and Truth, was released for PlayStation VR in 2019. IGN review It has been described as “a perfect example of what PSVR can achieve with a blockbuster story that’s both fun and immersive.”Prior to this, London Studio was also released PlayStation VR World, launched in 2016 alongside a virtual reality headset.But the studio seems to be leaving external peripherals behind for the time being with this new project.
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