RPG-focused studio Big Bad Wolf formed

Former Blizzard, Ubisoft, and Cynaide devs making dark RPG.

Big Bad Wolf

A group of former Ubisoft, Blizzard, and Cyanide Studio developers have formed Big Bad Wolf, a new studio with a focus on “narrative RPGs” based in Bordeaux, France.

The staff’s past work consists of World of Warcraft, Styx: Master of Shadows, Of Orcs and Men, the Blood Bowl series, and Loki: Heroes of Mythology, as well as Atlus’ Game of Thrones.

Big Bad Wolf is currently working on a “new kind of RPG” said to be “inward-looking, dark, mature, and set behind closed doors,” for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC. It’s currently in the pre-production stage.

The following blurry shots can be found on the studio’s website:

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Here are some details about the game’s narration and style:

Narration

For us, the story is a key pillar that cannot be isolated from the way that it is told.

Inward-looking, disturbing, dark, we are working on an intricate storyline whose aim is to unsettle the player by offering choices to which it will be difficult to find an answer and hopefully ones that will be hard to forget.

Style

We are working on our fully PBR in-house game engine.

Between game rendering and game design, we have found our technique. Between realism and more illustrative design, we really do bring our own style, bordering on the unconventional where the action will unfold.

Further details have yet to be announced.

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