More Reviews
REVIEWS Kingston HyperX Cloud Headset Review
Kingston's newest headset delivers comfort and quality without breaking the bank.

NES Remix 2 Review
DJ Nintendo is back with yet another remix of its iconic classic NES titles. Will the DJ be asked to put it on repeat? Or should this have been lost in the shuffle?
More Previews
PREVIEWS Skylanders Trap Team Preview
Don't worry, folks. Admiral Ackbar is all over this.
Release Dates
NEW RELEASES The Amazing Spider-Man 2
Release date: 04/29/14

Bound by Flame
Release date: 05/09/14

Wolfenstein: The New Order
Release date: 05/20/14

Drakengard 3
Release date: 05/21/14


LATEST FEATURES Bandai Namco's Global Gamers Day Showcase
In Las Vegas, Ryan Bates and I poured through Bandai Namco's full catalogue of titles and learn what the publisher has in store this year.

The Gaming Charities at PAX East 2014
Pause your game and make a difference. Gamers can go beyond player two by helping many others with these charities.
 
Coming Soon

LEADERBOARD
Read More Member Blogs
FEATURED VOXPOP shandog137
So much more than war...
By shandog137
Posted on 04/18/14
The recent blog, Peace in the Era of Call of Duty  really made me think about war games that dig deeper than simply a kill streak reward. The first game that came to mind was Spec-Ops: The Line and although I haven’t played it, I began to wonder if it did the war genre as...

GAMING NEWS

Rockstar Toronto Developing Next-Gen Open World Game

Posted on Tuesday, July 9 @ 10:32:23 Eastern by Keri_Honea


Many who watching today's gameplay trailer for Grand Theft Auto V have come away from it with mixed feelings as many are disappointed that this game will be current-gen instead of next. While it's possible that Rockstar will port the game to the next-gen consoles eventually, it seems that their other studios are already working hard on open world games for the next generation.

Last year, Rockstar San Diego had a job posting for developers for an open-world project, suggesting that it could be another Red Dead game. Now it seems that Rockstar Toronto is also working on an open world game for the next-gen.

Rockstar Toronto has only collaborated on game projects in the past, but the studio merged with Rockstar Vancouver last year, the studio that created Max Payne 3. MP3 may have been a linear experience, but the job listing that PlayStation LifeStyle found asked for experience with "large open-world environments." Another listing with the same studio for an environment artist says that the position includes working with next-gen consoles.

On LinkedIn, a popular networking site for outing such unannounced games, has one developer at Rockstar Toronto claiming to be working on an untitled projects with numerous open-world features:

Designed and implemented populations with behaviors.
Worked with programmers to update tools for development needs.
Maintained scripts to only execute procedures when mission conditions were met.
Designed and requested art assets for populated areas for interaction and immersion.

Another Rockstar Toronto developer also mentions on LinkedIn that he is working on an untitled project for multiple platforms.

What do you think this could be? An open-world Max Payne? A brand new open-world IP? What would you prefer to see?



More from the Game Revolution Network




comments powered by Disqus

More On GameRevolution