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 will likely 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 12 months.
Info on the variation is extraordinarily restricted at current, however it’ll be produced by Binge exec Allan Ungar (who chances are you’ll bear in mind as the person accountable for that unofficial Uncharted short starring Nathan Fillion from just a few years again), whereas Nightdive’s Stephen Kick and Larry Kuperman will function government producers.
“I’ve at all times believed 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 deliver System Shock to life in horrifyingly actual and new methods.”
System Shock will likely be Binge’s second live-action undertaking primarily based 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 collection protagonist John Tanner trying to take down an area crime syndicate.
Information of a System Shock TV adaptation comes at a little bit of a busy time for LookingGlass’ basic 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 also be seemingly nonetheless coming, though Tencent assumed control of the troubled project final Could.