By the corporate adapting Ubisoft’s Driver.
LookingGlass Applied sciences’ cult-classic 1994 sci-fi horror System Shock is the most recent in a quickly ballooning checklist of video video games to be getting the live-action TV adaptation remedy.
As detailed by Gamespot, the newly introduced present will likely be a collaboration between Nightdive Studios, which at the moment 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.
Data on the variation is extraordinarily restricted at current, but it surely’ll be produced by Binge exec Allan Ungar (who you might keep 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 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,” mentioned Kick of the announcement. “We’re very excited to see the gifted group at Binge carry System Shock to life in horrifyingly actual and new methods.”
System Shock will likely 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 is able to 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’ traditional franchise. Nightdive is at the moment 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.