Pfft. What do creative consultants — working on an MMO’s story, no less — really know about their projects anyway? Recently we reported that Stargate World’s outlook was grim, which is understandable assessment. Cheyenne Mountain are seemingly in dire financial straights and Brad Wright, the MMO’s creative consultant, thinks the game is toast.
But not so fast. Big Download received a hopeful statement from Cheyenne Mountain’s senior marketing manager, Kevin Balentine that includes the phrase “the lights here are still on.”
“Our official response is that the lights here are still on and the development team is working hard every day to get this game built,” Balentine said. “Team members are in the office seven days a week to deliver Stargate Worlds. Brad Wright is the Stargate expert and a creative consultant on Stargate Worlds who advises us on the story; unfortunately we had not recently updated him on our progress or the impact from the current global economic crisis, and he was not fully aware of the continuing progress on our game.”
Balentine added that Cheyenne is working on deals that would keep the game afloat. Hopefully that happens.