The builders behind Journey To The Savage Planet have based a brand new recreation studio known as Raccoon Logic.
In a press announcement, the Montreal-based studio consists of the core workforce from Hurricane Studios, who had been beforehand acquired by Google, earlier than being shuttered along with its internal Stadia game development studios earlier this yr.
Raccoon Logic has not solely secured a big preliminary funding however has additionally regained the IP for Journey To The Savage Planet, which signifies that it’s going to doubtless be following this up with a sequel as its subsequent title.
Journey To The Savage Planet. Credit score: 505 Video games/Hurricane Studios
The founders of Raccoon Logic embrace inventive director Alex Hutchinson, director of Far Cry 4 and Murderer’s Creed 3, studio head and govt producer Reid Schneider, whose credit embrace the Batman: Arkham video games, CTO Yannick Simard, technical lead of the primary two Watch Dogs video games, artwork director Erick Bilodeau, a lead technical artist on Batman: Arkham Origins, and technical design director Marc-Antoine Lussier, who has labored on a number of entries of the Assassin’s Creed sequence.
“We’re excited to be again within the indie house, making the video games we actually consider in with a tremendous new workforce,” Hutchinson mentioned in a ready assertion.
“The early funding from Tencent is a large enhance, that means we will do important work on our personal earlier than we begin speaking to publishers. We love systemic video games, video games with a way of humour and a giant coronary heart, and video games with sturdy flavours that get reactions from gamers. We’re going to maintain pushing on these concepts and we’ll have one thing to indicate quickly!”
In the meantime, a new expansion in Assassin’s Creed Valhalla will take players to France when it launches tomorrow (August 12).
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