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The Darkness designer joins MachineGames to work on Indiana Jones
The previous Darkness designer appears to make an Indy challenge
Recreation developer Jens Andersson, who’s labored on tasks like The Darkness and Chronicles of Riddick: Escape From Butcher Bay, is taking over a brand new function at MachineGames. Andersson is becoming a member of the crew to work on its upcoming Indiana Jones sport.
In a press release shared on Twitter and noticed by VGC, Andersson confirms he’s becoming a member of the challenge because the Design Director on Indiana Jones. Andersson says that in 2009 he accepted a proposal to guide design on an Indiana Jones challenge, however the sport was cancelled earlier than he bought there.
“Now, I get an opportunity to do what I [originally] hoped to, however this time I get to do it with a few of my oldest and greatest buddies,” mentioned Andersson. “Becoming a member of MarchineGames is like coming dwelling—wonderful folks I labored with throughout Riddick and Darkness, but in addition teeming with new ones, whose expertise day by day [blows] me away.”
Alongside Riddick and The Darkness, Andersson has additionally labored on Colours Reside and the surprisingly enjoyable Metroid-meets-pinball sport Yoku’s Island Specific.
“I’m so enthusiastic about what we’re constructing, and the best way [we] get to do it—that includes probably the most iconic characters ever, in collaboration with my buddies at Lucasfilm, revealed by one of many greatest publishers on this planet, and doing it at a tremendous studio like MachineGames,” mentioned Andersson. “This will probably be one thing particular.”
A brand new journey for Indiana Jones
The brand new Indiana Jones challenge was revealed to the general public in 2021, and it’s been pretty quiet since. MachineGames, of Wolfenstein fame, is growing the brand new tackle Indy. Presumably, there are prime males engaged on it. High. Males.
It does look like the brand new Indiana Jones is a methods off although. With a brand new design director on board, we’ll hopefully begin to see extra of what MachineGames is placing collectively.