If you click on a link and make a purchase we may receive a small commission. Read our editorial policy.

LucasArts and Day 1 team up

To work on next-gen IP.

LucasArts has signed a new agreement with Day 1 Studios, the developer behind the MechAssault series, to produce a new intellectual property for release on next-gen consoles.

No further details about the IP have been revealed at this stage, although it was confirmed that it will make use of Day 1's proprietary technology.

"The phenomenal technology created by Day 1 directly affects gameplay in extremely innovative ways - and it perfectly complements the engaging story and intriguing characters you'd expect of a LucasArts title," said Peter Hirschmann, VP of product development for LucasArts.

Day 1 president Denny Thorley added: "We wanted to work with a publisher who would set the bar sky-high... We are inspired by the opportunity to work with LucasArts on their first entirely new property specifically for next-gen consoles."

Day 1 is already developing multiple games for next-gen platforms, including the Xbox 360 version of Vivendi's hit first-person shooter, F.E.A.R.

Will you support Eurogamer?

We want to make Eurogamer better, and that means better for our readers - not for algorithms. You can help! Become a supporter of Eurogamer and you can view the site completely ad-free, as well as gaining exclusive access to articles, podcasts and conversations that will bring you closer to the team, the stories, and the games we all love. Subscriptions start at £3.99 / $4.99 per month.

Tagged With

About the Author

GamesIndustry International avatar

GamesIndustry International

Contributor

GamesIndustry International is the world's leading games industry website, incorporating GamesIndustry.biz and IndustryGamers.com.

Comments

More News

Latest Articles

Supporters Only

Eurogamer.net logo

Buy things with globes on them

And other lovely Eurogamer merch in our official store!

Eurogamer.net Merch