Gaming News, Game Reviews, Game Trailers, Tech News

dtoid   |   japanator   |   flixist   |   tomopop   |   store


 

 

Stardock plans to reboot Star Control

0

Inspired by Firaxis' template for XCOM

Galactic Civilizations developer Stardock is set to take on Star Control, a classic series by any measure, after picking up the rights from Atari. What are the studio's plans? CEO Brad Wardell has some reassuring words: "We expect the new Star Control to come in the form of a reboot, similar to what Firaxis did with the XCOM series last year. We are looking at Star Control II as a major source of inspiration."

Wardell writes that "We won't be making any changes to the existing Star Control games. And Atari doesn't actually own the copyright on Star Control 1/2 so it's not like one could make a Star Control 2 HD or what have you without a license from Paul Reiche. And even if we did have rights to SC 1/2 I wouldn't touch them without his blessing."

The CEO believes fans "want a game with fun, adventure and top-down ship battles like in Star Control 2 that all play within a fun sci-fi universe. Preferably one with Ur-Quan and Spathi and lots of insults." So, that's the direction Stardock will ideally go in. You down?


You are logged out. Login | Sign up
 
 

 

TwitterRedditEmailFacebook
 
Jordan DevoreCo-EIC // Profile & Disclosures
Fronts10840Posts1Blogs 14Following163Followers315

Jordan is a founding member of Destructoid and poster of seemingly random pictures. They are anything but random. Disclosure: I backed Double Fine Adventure and Awesomenauts: Starstorm on Kickst... more


 



#Atari #PC #Sci-fi #Stardock
 
 


READER COMMENTS LOADING BELOW...

Please login (or) make a quick account (free)
to view and post comments.



 Login with Twitter

 Login with Dtoid

Three day old threads are only visible to verified humans - this helps our small community management team stay on top of spam

Sorry for the extra step!

spacer