Amy Hennig’s Canceled Star Wars Recreation Was Meant to Evoke ‘Ensemble’ Really feel of Movies – IGN Unfiltered


Appears like the right recipe for co-op.

Digital Arts’ historical past with Star Wars video games has been tumultuous to say the least. There could also be no higher instance than the Star Wars recreation that was being developed by Visceral, the studio behind Lifeless House, and famed online game author Amy Hennig, recognized for her work on the Uncharted collection. On this month’s episode of IGN Unfiltered, host Ryan McCaffrey sat down with Amy Hennig to debate her imaginative and prescient for the unfinished Star Wars recreation, what she’s been doing on her “12 months off,” and extra.

Most notably, Hennig in contrast her imaginative and prescient for the sport, codenamed “Ragtag,” to the serialized adventures of Indiana Jones that impressed Nathan Drake’s adventures in Uncharted, however with one key distinction.

“You take a look at Indiana Jones, he is the protagonist,” Hennig mentioned. “The opposite characters are aspect characters. They’re vital, however they are not co-protagonists. In Star Wars, these are ensemble tales, all of them. Should you did not do this in a Star Wars recreation that was meant to really feel like a Star Wars film, one thing would really feel off and also you would not know what it was.”

You may hear Hennig clarify her imaginative and prescient additional by watching the video on the prime of this web page, or trying out the total Unfiltered episode on Tuesday, which additionally options an interview with Insomniac Video games CEO Ted Worth on the success of Marvel’s Spider-Man.

Additionally ensure that to take a look at the total catalog of IGN Unfiltered. Each month, IGN editor Ryan McCaffrey sits down with a number of the online game business’s greatest and brightest names, together with 343 Industries’ Bonnie Ross, NBA 2K’s gameplay director Mike Wang, Xbox creator Seamus Blackley, and extra.

Joseph Knoop is a contract author for IGN, and you can’t educate him. He has no endurance. Within the meantime, speak Episode 9 theories with him on Twitter @JosephKnoop.


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