Jonathan Cooper, a online game animator with credit on The Final of Us Half 2, Uncharted 4, Murderer’s Creed 3, and Mass Impact, revealed that the footage was a pre-rendered sport pitch video created to simulate gameplay.
Canceled Prince of Persia Redemption Screenshots
“Wow — haven’t seen this in ages. Wonderful work from animation director Khai Nguyen (For Honor) and group. This goal sport footage (pre-rendered sport pitch) impressed our personal pitch for Murderer’s Creed 3[,]” Cooper Tweeted.
In a follow-up Tweet, Cooper added, “Sadly Ubisoft are usually faster to cancel Prince of Persia video games than [other IPs] as a result of [as far as I know] authentic creator Jordan Mechner nonetheless holds license rights so the revenue margins are decrease.” Cooper mentioned that he would like to see a brand new Prince of Persia, ideally set in up to date Iran.
The footage is about three minutes lengthy and exhibits a personality, presumably the Prince, as he makes his means via a crumbling metropolis. Alongside the best way, he fights enemies, and time shifts a bit earlier than an enormous monster emerges from beneath the town.
It’s been 10 years since a mainline console Prince of Persia sport. The final online game launch was Prince of Persia: The Forgotten Sands which was meant to coincide with the film adaptation that was launched that very same yr starring Jake Gyllenhaal.When reached by IGN for remark Ubisoft says that Whereas “Prince of Persia is a beloved franchise and one which’s been necessary to Ubisoft’s improvement through the years” the studio doesn’t “have something new to share at the moment.”
Matt Kim is a reporter for IGN.