By the corporate adapting Ubisoft’s Driver.
LookingGlass Applied sciences’ cult-classic 1994 sci-fi horror System Shock is the newest in a quickly ballooning listing of video video games to be getting the live-action TV adaptation therapy.
As detailed by Gamespot, the newly introduced present might be a collaboration between Nightdive Studios, which presently holds the System Shock license, and Binge.com, an “immersive streaming platform created for the gaming universe” that is set to launch subsequent yr.
Info on the difference is extraordinarily restricted at current, but it surely’ll be produced by Binge exec Allan Ungar (who you could keep in mind as the person answerable for that unofficial Uncharted short starring Nathan Fillion from a number of years again), whereas Nightdive’s Stephen Kick and Larry Kuperman will function govt producers.
“I’ve all the time believed that a live-action adaptation of System Shock can be the right medium to retell the harrowing story of Citadel station and its rogue AI that topics the crew to unimaginable horror,” stated Kick of the announcement. “We’re very excited to see the proficient group at Binge convey System Shock to life in horrifyingly actual and new methods.”
System Shock might be Binge’s second live-action venture based mostly on a online game. Again in September, the service introduced it is also working on an adaptation of Ubisoft’s long-dormant Driver franchise, which can apparently see sequence protagonist John Tanner trying to take down a neighborhood crime syndicate.
Information of a System Shock TV adaptation comes at a little bit of a busy time for LookingGlass’ traditional franchise. Nightdive is presently nonetheless plugging away at its long-in-the-works System Shock remake, and has a System Shock 2: Enhanced Version on the go too. System Shock three can be seemingly nonetheless coming, though Tencent assumed control of the troubled project final Could.