French developer and publisher Dontnod Entertainment announced that they will have news later today regarding their upcoming projects (May 31).
The news comes via the head of the company Twitter account in a message that reads: “A little birdie told us that if you come back here tomorrow you will hear from us and maybe even some clues as to what we have been working on! The Dontnod website is currently undergoing maintenance, which may indicate that there is at least one concrete announcement planned.
The studio, which is perhaps best known for its series of episodic adventures life is strangerevealed in 2020 that it was working on a total of six games that will be released by 2025. That number has since risen to eight, according to a recent activity report. One of the titles was twin mirror which was released later that year, but most of the other titles have yet to be announced. The remaining titles were simply dubbed Project 8, Project 9, etc.
In the aforementioned activity report, it is specified that “in 2022, Dontnod will strengthen its production capacity in the buoyant action-RPG segment, through the ramp-up of the development of Project 8 with Focus Entertainment and the launch of a new production line dedicated to this segment. Focus has already published the 2018 release of Dontnod vampireand despite mixed critical reception, the game has since sold over 2 million copies, which may indicate that a sequel is in the works.
The activity report also mentions, “The studio will also continue its deployment in Montreal with the creation of a multi-project division with a strong narrative component” led by the creators of life is strange.
The most recently developed game by Dontnod, twin mirrorreceived a disappointing two out of five star review from NME: “Twin mirrors vision of modern America constantly stumbles into cliché and lacks the energy or determination to get out of it. As an investigation game, it’s criminally under-plot, and its “mind palace” detective mode adds variety but little substance. Not one of the best in Dontnod.
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