Report: Top-Secret 2K Studio Working On New BioShock
A brand new document unearths a secret studio from writer 2K is operating on a brand new access within the acclaimed BioShock sequence.
Kotaku news editor Jason Schreier in a function titled “How The Makers of Mafia III Lost Their Way” researched developer Hangar 13’s adjustments previously yr and a part. Most sensible participants, starting from Mafia III’s senior manufacturers to design leads and its artwork director, have been laid off in February or moved directly to other avenues within the trade. Others, alternatively, “moved to the top-secret studio subsequent door to paintings on an unannounced new BioShock recreation,” Schreier experiences. He additionally says in a tweet that it is a 2K studio at the back of the mission.
Amongst different main points I discovered whilst reporting this tale: Proper subsequent to Hangar 13, a top-secret 2K studio is now operating on a top-secret new BioShock recreation.
&#zero13; — Jason Schreier (@jasonschreier) April 13, 2018
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Even though Schreier did not particularly title the 2K department, it is price noting Hangar 13 and now-defunct 2K Marin, the latter being the BioShock 2 builders, are and have been, respectively, positioned in Novato, California. Some participants of 2K Marin have been reallocated perhaps to a brand new California Bay Area branch that used to be based through Gears of Battle’s Rod Fergusson. This yr additionally marks the 5th anniversaries of BioShock Limitless and 2K Marin’s ultimate recreation, The Bureau: XCOM Declassified. In all probability that studio has since been operating in this BioShock name. It’s going to really feel peculiar realizing the keys to the BioShock kingdom are within the palms of anyone who is not Ken Levine, however this 2K studio with former 2K Marin participants – absolutely assuming that is the name of the game developer and that’s the reason the place the ones guys went – could be worthy successors. BioShock 2 is a cast recreation, and Minerva’s Den is little short of excellence in tale content material.