The brand new Alien survival horror recreation being made for PS5 consoles is seemingly in improvement at Grasshopper Manufacture, the developer behind franchises like No Extra Heroes and Killer Is Lifeless. Since their acquisition by NetEase, Grasshopper’s newest tasks have been tightly underneath wraps, however it nonetheless looks as if a weird selection for the franchise.
Grasshopper Manufacture’s subsequent enterprise into survival horror with the Alien recreation
Grasshopper Manufacture has been round for over 20 years and its improvement historical past is in depth. Whereas greatest identified for hack and slash video games just like the No Extra Heroes franchise, Lollipop Chainsaw, and Killer Is Lifeless, the AAA Alien game is not going to be its first enterprise into survival horror. The studio collaborated with Tecmo and Nintendo NPD on Deadly Body: Masks of the Lunar Eclipse, and made its personal recreation known as Michigan: Report from Hell. Regardless of its title, the latter was by no means launched in North America.
Most of Grasshopper’s earlier video games have been their very own IPs, and the studio has even stated they had been hoping to launch three more new IPs by 2031. As such, an Alien recreation does look like a little bit of a wierd selection for Grasshopper Manufacture if Insider Gaming‘s sources are certainly right. Having stated that, the studio has additionally previously spoken with Marvel a couple of potential collaboration, so I suppose nothing is off the desk. We’ll simply have to attend and see what emerges over the approaching months.