Hitman developer IO Interactive is a making a James Bond 007 sport subsequent, however the sport is early in improvement and stays largely a thriller. Now, IO’s CEO and co-owned Hakan Abrak has shared some new perception into the undertaking and what IO is attempting to realize with it.
He confirmed to IGN that the sport will not use the likeness of any 007 film actor and it additionally apparently will function brand-new characters that IO invented for the sport.
“It is essential to say: doing a licensed sport is new to us. We have solely performed our personal, authentic IPs (mental property), proper? We have created these characters… ourselves, from scratch,” he stated. “It was essential for us that it wasn’t a film adaptation. So, it wasn’t a sport about… a particular film, the place the story has already been informed.”
Total, Abrak stated IO’s 007 sport is a “utterly authentic story.” He stated his group has the massive job of making a model of James Bond who stands alone in video games.
“It is essential that we might create a digital Bond. A Bond for the gaming business… So it is a utterly authentic story,” he stated. “This felt actually, actually essential for us and we conveyed that to [James Bond owner] EON they usually agreed that the consequence would in all probability be higher doing it like that.”
Abrak stated James Bond the character has a legendary standing and other people collectively get excited when there’s a new Bond–that’s undoubtedly true, given the fervor about who will play 007 after Daniel Craig finally ends up with No Time To Die.
“Each Bond type of defines a era and it is wonderful how they saved reinventing themselves over so a few years,” he stated. “So, we’re not solely impressed by one film, or video games and whatnot. We’re impressed by the entire thing, and simply sucking issues into us to make an authentic Bond, an authentic story, however that’s completely true and recognizable within the values there’s in Bond. I am actually trying ahead to creating a brand new neighborhood that the avid gamers can name their very own.”
You’ll be able to go watch the full interview at IGN.
IO Interactive is presently on a hiring spree, trying to bring on 200 more people to work on this new James Bond sport and different tasks on the studio.