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‘Perfect Dark’ reboot from Microsoft brings on Crystal Dynamics

Developer behind the Excellent Darkish reboot The Initiative has introduced it’s working with Crystal Dynamics on the sport.

The announcement was shared by The Initiative on Twitter this morning (September 24), which reads: “Excellent Darkish replace! We’re partnering with Crystal Dynamics, the world class staff behind character-driven video games equivalent to Tomb Raider, to carry this first-person spy thriller to a brand new era.”

“The groups couldn’t go up an opportunity to work collectively,” the publish added. “We’re nonetheless early in growth, however extremely excited to make use of this distinctive alternative to ship on the imaginative and prescient for Excellent Darkish!”

Microsoft’s reboot of Excellent Darkish was introduced at The Recreation Awards final 12 months, the place it was described as a “blockbuster undercover agent” sport that goals to reinvent the franchise. The complete growth interview could be watched under.

A Excellent Darkish remaster from 2010 was the final time the sequence noticed the sunshine of day, with the sport additionally obtainable as a part of the 2015 Uncommon Replay assortment.

Working with Crystal Dynamics, the developer behind Marvel’s Avengers, could come as a shock however The Initiative studio head Darrell Gallagher was additionally Crystal Dynamics former head of studio. Daniel Neuburger was additionally sport director for the Tomb Raider reboots, and he now has the identical function at The Initiative (thanks, Eurogamer).

Earlier this 12 months Phil Spencer famous that the Excellent Darkish reboot would add some a lot wanted variety to the Xbox first-party line up when he mentioned “I believe it’s superior that, for us, we will give attention to a feminine protagonist in our line-up, we don’t have plenty of that.”

In different information, final night time’s Nintendo Direct revealed the solid for the upcoming animated Tremendous Mario Bros. film, with Christ Pratt voicing Mario.

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