Uncharted director starts own studio

Amy Hennig, the author and director of the Uncharted series who had been dealing with in January however hasn't had the possibilityto speak about that in detail until the other day, when she spoke to our pally wallys at Eurogamer. Now she's starting a small studio and considering doing some VR projects. The single gamer Star Wars video game she and the other Visceralites envisioned, has been out of her hands because the task was turned over to EA Vancouver.

"So yeah, I'm not doing anything Star Wars," she stated. "And, who knows what the future may hold, but that task is on the shelf now."

"I'm working independently and staying independent," she informed Eurogamer at Barcelona Gamelab. "I simply began my own small little independent studio and am speaking with some people. I'm hoping to bring some individuals on board, I would like to have a little business of about 6 to 8 individuals, 15 at the most, and do some more jobs, do some VR stuff-- I'm consulting with some VR business and doing a lots of research due to the fact that I haven't played a lot to immerse myself in it."

EA revealed they were shutting down Visceral in 2015, and taking their Star Wars video game (codenamed 'Mangy') off their hands. It was being headed by Hennig and anticipated to be a single gamer Uncharted-style action adventure within a Star Wars setting. You know, with sun killers and laser rapiers and what-have-you. It later on emerged there was a lot of advancement trouble, including understaffing, publisher pressure, and that Lucasfilm needed to authorize everything that might impact their cherished universe. Some individuals dealing with the job laid blame on Hennig too, inning accordance with Kotaku's report on the studio's issues, saying she didn't delegate enough of her decisions.She's left the publisher behind now. However informed our Eurofriends that there are no difficult sensations. "I get along with all those people,"she stated."I think about even the men on the officer team good friends. However it made it uncomfortable since it was like, I never ever got the opportunity to reveal that I'm not at EA so I require to just manage that band-aid at some point-- but also had nothing to announce. It makes it sound like I just went home. I'm doing all this things, working on all kinds of things."Hennig's new studio is still in its early stages and they haven't revealed anything yet

. When it comes to the Star Wars game, it's still being dealt with at EA's internal studio at Vancouver and has actually changed a lot, according to the former showrunner."The Vancouver studio is dealing with something quite various,"stated Hennig." It's really not ... Y'

understand, when you go more open world it's such a different video game to the one we were making. Everyone liked what we were doing and I 'd love to see us resurrect that somehow, but it's complicated. "

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https://www.rockpapershotgun.com/2018/06/29/star-wars-no-more-amy-hennig-starts-her-own-studio/