Not much has been heard about the Perfect Dark reboot since it was announced back in December of last year. But some more information has just come out courtesy of the developer, The Initiative. While no game details were teased, the developer announced that Perfect Dark will be co-developed by Crystal Dynamics. The company made the first two Tomb Raider reboots and, most recently, Marvel’s Avengers. This announcement dropped alongside an image of Joanna Dark shooting a dude while apparently holding a second dude hostage. She’s so good at killing people, isn’t she? The Perfect Dark series hasn’t had a new entry since 2005’s Perfect Dark Zero, which acted as a launch title for the Xbox 360. Fan reaction was on the negative side, as the game was missing so much of what fans loved about the original . Rare never released a follow-up. Of course, a remastered version of the original game was released on Xbox Live Arcade in 2010. This version completely retextured the game, as well as included brand new models for characters and weapons. It was included in Rare Replay, and I’m still mad about that not ever getting a PC version. I may actually die mad about that. That’s gonna be a long list, regardless. Perfect Dark will be co-developed by Crystal Dynamics The Initiative was founded in 2018, and Perfect Dark is the only thing it has worked on. The studio features the director of both Crystal Dynamics’ Tomb Raider reboots, so it’s not the biggest shock that this particular band is getting back together. Of course, this makes me wonder what this means for Crystal Dynamics as a whole, as this is the first time in a while that the studio hasn’t been working with Square Enix. We’ll have more on the game as information is known, and I’ll continue to be mad about Rare Replay. Deal? Deal. Posted in News Tagged with crystal dynamicsPerfect DarkThe Initiative ShareTweetPinShare 0 Andrew FarrellAndrew Farrell has an extreme hearing sensitivity called hyperacusis that keeps him away from all loud noises. Please do not throw rocks at his window. That is rude. He loves action and rpg games, whether they be AAA or indie. He does not like sports games unless the sport is BASEketball. He will not respond to Journey psych-outs. Bubble Bobble 4 Friends: The Baron’s Workshop review — Burstin’ bubblesPrevious articleCastlevania Advance Collection — Is it worth it?Next article You may also like FIST: Forged in Shadow Torch is getting a release on PC in October By Andrew Farrell7 hours ago News Actraiser Renaissance is a remake of the 2D SNES classic, out now on PC By Greg Bargas9 hours ago News Diablo II: Resurrected disappearing character bug ‘identified,’ fix going out today By Cameron Woolsey11 hours ago News More in News Life is Strange: Remastered Collection gets a new release date By Joshua Chu11 hours ago News Monster Hunter Rise Sunbreak expansion to arrive on PC next summer By Daniel Pinheiro12 hours ago News Castlevania Advance Collection is now available on PC via Steam By Cameron Woolsey12 hours ago News


Not much has been heard about the Perfect Dark reboot since it was announced back in December of last year. But some more information has just come out courtesy of the developer, The Initiative. While no game details were teased, the developer announced that Perfect Dark will be co-developed by Crystal Dynamics. The company made the first two Tomb Raider reboots and, most recently, Marvel’s Avengers. This announcement dropped alongside an image of Joanna Dark shooting a dude while apparently holding a second dude hostage. She’s so good at killing people, isn’t she?

The Perfect Dark series hasn’t had a new entry since 2005’s Perfect Dark Zero, which acted as a launch title for the Xbox 360. Fan reaction was on the negative side, as the game was missing so much of what fans loved about the original. Rare never released a follow-up. Of course, a remastered version of the original game was released on Xbox Live Arcade in 2010. This version completely retextured the game, as well as included brand new models for characters and weapons. It was included in Rare Replay, and I’m still mad about that not ever getting a PC version. I may actually die mad about that. That’s gonna be a long list, regardless.

Perfect Dark will be co-developed by Crystal Dynamics

The Initiative was founded in 2018, and Perfect Dark is the only thing it has worked on. The studio features the director of both Crystal Dynamics’ Tomb Raider reboots, so it’s not the biggest shock that this particular band is getting back together. Of course, this makes me wonder what this means for Crystal Dynamics as a whole, as this is the first time in a while that the studio hasn’t been working with Square Enix. We’ll have more on the game as information is known, and I’ll continue to be mad about Rare Replay. Deal? Deal.

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