Article written by Alex C.
Published on 23/08/2012 at 08:32 AM.
Sony, clearly, don’t have the financial resources to support studios that aren’t bringing in blockbuster sales anymore, but the WipEout titles (post Saturn, obviously) have always been seen as staples for the brand.
Sources claim that Liverpool, formally Psygnosis and some of the most talented guys Sony have under their wing, were working on a fully fledged next-gen WipEout and a stealth action game that started as a gangster title but was mechanically similar to Splinter Cell.
The WipEout game, at least, was said to have already seen between a year and a 18 months worth of development.
Whilst the news is obviously devastating to everyone at Sony Liverpool, as a gamer hugely fond of what Liverpool were doing (and they were great guys to speak to) this is a massive blow.