Guillermo del Toro game project will be an RPG trilogy “along the lines of Mass Effect”

Sources close to film director Guillermo del Toro’s upcoming videogame project with THQ have said that the upcoming title will actually be an RPG trilogy. According to MMOMFG, the director of Pan’s Labyrinth visited the office of development studio Volition in Illinois, where it was revealed that the series will be “along the lines of Mass Effect.” Other details from sources confirm that the trilogy will have Locecraftian horror themes and that the plot will involve inter-dimensional travel.

Volition has worked with THQ in the past on titles, like Red Faction and Saint’s Row. Guillermo del Toro is expected to officially reveal more about his upcoming game project during the VGA Awards next month.

[Source: MMOMFG]

Nov 12, 2010

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  • Letter11 - November 16, 2010 4:14 a.m.

    @Felixthecat There are people that don't like Mass Effect?
  • Syncmaster - November 13, 2010 11:57 p.m.

    silent hill rpg anyone?
  • GamesRadarJuniorWildlifeEditor - November 13, 2010 2:45 p.m.

  • zanthox - November 13, 2010 8:45 a.m.

    my head asplode
  • JohnnyMaverik - November 13, 2010 5 a.m.

    I am mildly excite.
  • Not Snake - November 13, 2010 1:41 a.m.

    I read that and thought about asking if anybody else was excited by the idea. Clearly, the question didn't need to be asked.
  • Killik_13 - November 12, 2010 11:28 p.m.

    @KillerQueen Absolutely, it was a poor choice to follow a band so iconic. Like I say, I do like Green Day, and will be buying it once it comes down to about £15-20, but it was a pretty awful choice for them to do when there are so many other legendary bands out there. I'm annoyed that Activision got Van Halen, as a game with their music and the presentation/gameplay of Rock Band would be ideal for me. Alas, we got the Guitar Hero mess. Same goes for Metallica, which was certainly better than GHVH, but nowhere near the bar set by Harmonix.
  • Mamudo - November 12, 2010 10:48 p.m.

    Yes, please.
  • kyle94 - November 12, 2010 10:07 p.m.

    Hell to the yeah!
  • Amnesiac - November 12, 2010 9:03 p.m.

    A Lovecraftian RPG made by Guillermo del Toro? Sold a million times over!
  • Felixthecat - November 12, 2010 8:45 p.m.

    Hopefully it's a billion times better than Mass Effect and more successful.
  • Killik_13 - November 12, 2010 8:28 p.m.

    AKA the best game in the fucking world. Can't wait for the VGA's next month, some more news on this, hopefully some footage of Arkham City, and most of all I'm anxious to know if we'll get a better Band-centric Rock Band next year. Don't get me wrong, Green Day are a good band, but of all the bands out there, are they really the best for a full game? Black Sabbath, Iron Maiden, Alice Cooper; all superior artists with extensive back catalogues perfect for a music game.
  • Hobojedi - November 12, 2010 8:26 p.m.

    I can't say I'm surprised. Hope it turns out well.
  • dunc12 - November 12, 2010 8:26 p.m.

    Interesting looking, I guess. Only time will tell
  • juicenpancakes - November 12, 2010 8:25 p.m.

    Boner achieved.

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