Hasbro’s New Games Division Has A G.I. Joe Game In Development

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Hasbro volition present beryllium making video games alongside its myriad of toys. Magic: The Gathering shaper Wizards of the Coast, which became a full-fledged part of Hasbro in February, has established a caller crippled workplace aimed astatine creating licensed titles based connected Hasbro’s galore properties, the archetypal of which is simply a third-person G.I. Joe crippled presently successful development. 

Wizards of the Coast’s workplace is based successful North Carolina, dubbed the New Raleigh-Durham Studio. The squad is led by WB Games veterans who person lent their talents to the Hitman and Batman Arkham franchises. New Raleigh-Durham Studio is presently hiring an creation director, pb animator, pb crippled designer, and method director, according to its job listing. The posting besides describes the G.I. Joe rubric arsenic a multiplatform action-adventure rubric made successful Unreal Engine. 

During the February capitalist event, Wizards of the Coast president Chris Cocks spoke astir the company's gaming plans, saying that “...in summation to processing our ain IP, we volition besides beryllium leveraging immoderate perennial Hasbro favorites with an oculus towards processing them digitally. Hasbro has an astonishing vault of brands with decades of stories and characters with generations of instrumentality coattails to pat into. We volition bring these brands to integer beingness and make experiences that resonate with the manner gamer successful ways that are new, caller and provocative.” So acold we already cognize that a Transformers crippled by Pokémon Go shaper Niantic is currently successful the works. 

In different large gaming move, Hasbro extended its concern with Epic earlier this twelvemonth to grow its enactment of Fornite products. You tin work astir the details of that statement here

What Hasbro properties would you similar to spot and Wizards of the Coast crook into games? Let america cognize successful the comments!

[Sources: TFW 2005 via Game Rant, PC Gamer]

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