Now here is something interesting. Frictional Games, the amazing studio behind Penumbra and Amnesia series, has another title under development. No, we are not referring to Amnesia: A Machine for Pigs that is developed by thechineseroom. According to Frictional’s Jens Nilsson, the company is simply helping – and funding – Amnesia: A Machine for Pigs, while at the same time is developing a brand new, unannounced game.
In his latest interview with GatherYourParty, Nilsson said that it would take a long time until they had a new game to release. ‘This we felt was not very good as we would like to be remembered a bit in between games‘ said Nilsson and continued:
“We also found ourselves in a new situation, where we had financial stability and options to do more than one project at a time, so the idea come from that to see if there was any possible project that could be launched together with someone else. The first company we had in mind was thechineseroom, so jolly we got when they were keen on the idea as well!”
In other words, Frictional Games is currently funding and beta-testing this new Amnesia title, while at the same time developing a new game. Now the big question is what this new game will actually be?
It seems that Frictional wants to move away from the Amnesia series in order to create something entirely new. Before you start cursing them, let us tell you that this is not a bad thing at all. Frictional did the same thing with Penumbra and offered us Amnesia. They are really talented and since they have financial stability, they can come up with something even better than Amnesia.
Here is hoping that they will reveal more details about this unannounced game in the coming months!
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