Leisure Suit Larry’s Al Lowe Back In Action
Leisure Suit Larry’s infamous creator, Al Lowe, has come out of retirement to join software producer Ken Wegrzyn to create the boutique development studio iBase Entertainment. The company’s first title will be Lowe’s newest creation Sam Suede: Undercover Exposure.
Dubbed as an action comedy, the title was created along with Wegrzyn. The game will feature Lowe’s well known humor and a mix of puzzles, stealth and action.
Lowe had this to say:
I needed a good reason to abandon my strenuous life of pina coladas and golf, and this is it,”... “Ken and I are creating a game that’s big on humor, and provides the fun and exploration lacking in many of today’s games. I’ve always wanted to play a game about a common man thrust into extraordinary circumstances and surrounded by beautiful women. Sam Suede is that game.”
In the game, players will help Sam solve a murder mystery that takes place while he’s attending Mystery Week Fantasy Camp on Ecstasy Island. It’s due out next year. This title is geared to teens and up (unlike many of the Larry titles) and will release for consoles, handhelds and the PC.
GTA Goes Next-Gen
Answering yet another big question in the gaming community, Rockstar Games made the announcement in a press release that Grand Theft Auto will make its next-gen debut late next year.
Rockstar plans to roll out Grand Theft Auto IV for the Xbox 360 and the PlayStation 3 in October 2007.
Few details about the title were made available other than the fact it will be going next-gen. Whether or not a little hot coffee will go along with the release wasn’t divulged.
THQ Drives Away With Stuntman Franchise
THQ Inc. has purchased the Stuntman franchise from Atari.
The Stuntman franchise made its debut in 2002 and has sold about 1.6 million units.