Gamasutra is part of the Informa Tech Division of Informa PLC

This site is operated by a business or businesses owned by Informa PLC and all copyright resides with them. Informa PLC's registered office is 5 Howick Place, London SW1P 1WG. Registered in England and Wales. Number 8860726.

Gamasutra: The Art & Business of Making Gamesspacer
View All     RSS
May 20, 2019
arrowPress Releases

If you enjoy reading this site, you might also want to check out these UBM Tech sites:

Volition, Del Toro Confirm Partnership On  inSane  For 2013

Volition, Del Toro Confirm Partnership On inSane For 2013

December 11, 2010 | By Staff

December 11, 2010 | By Staff
More: Console/PC

Noted film director Guillermo Del Toro's project with publisher THQ has been confirmed: Volition (Red Faction franchise) will develop horror title inSane for a 2013 release.

A brief trailer for the title, now available online, debuted at Spike TV's Video Game Awards in Los Angeles on Saturday. The teaser revealed a 2013 release for the title, which is early in development and comes as part of THQ's move to focus on marquee AAA franchises.

THQ's Danny Bilson added a little detail via Twitter, commenting that the publisher has been working with Del Toro for the past 6 months, and the "story beats" on the game were just finished up yesterday.

Bilson called the title "an horrific adventure for 2013", perhaps indicating the mix of moods intended for the game, which teams Hellboy director Del Toro with THQ standout developer Volition, creators of the Saints Row and Red Faction franchises.

Teasing the title in an earlier interview, del Toro described his project as a game that's "horror... but it's a very different type of horror game. It's not survival horror. It's truly a strange, geeky mix. It's a Lovecraftian thing, let's leave it at that."

UPDATE: Following the VGAs, THQ further revealed that the project would be a trilogy on which del Toro, Volition and THQ execs would work closely. inSane also leaves room for "potential transmedia projects", the company added.

THQ also clarified it will own the intellectual property rights to the inSane games, while del Toro will own rights to any filmed entertainment products.

Related Jobs

Sucker Punch Productions
Sucker Punch Productions — Bellevue, Washington, United States

QA Manager
Dream Harvest
Dream Harvest — Brighton, England, United Kingdom

Technical Game Designer
Insomniac Games
Insomniac Games — Burbank, California, United States

Director, Art Management
Disbelief — Chicago, Illinois, United States

Senior Programmer, Chicago

Loading Comments

loader image