Slant Six Games to launch new franchise Strata Scavenger next year
The Canada Media Fund has granted Slant Six Games $1 million to develop Strata Scavenger "based on its creative and technical innovation."
The upcoming game, scheduled for 2013, will be the developer's first original IP and next release after Resident Evil: Operation Raccoon City, which came out yesterday.
Plans for the game include an expansion into a larger franchise:
Strata: Scavenger combines the highly addictive practice of web browser resource gathering with next-generation 3D and arcade flight simulation, all in the immersive, post-apocalyptic world of Strata. Playstation Move and Nintendo Kinect [sic] peripherals allow for greater design flexibility and precise user play with simultaneous screen selection of multiple elements. Strata is also the first to offer flight stick controls. Top-level arcade game-play and next gen visuals will whet the appetite for wider franchise through multiple game types, social applications and non-game releases such as graphic novels.
Strata Scavenger will land on consoles and PC.
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