Wildflower is a promising new studio helmed by Bruce Straley, a veteran designer who co-directed the Naughty Canine hits Uncharted 2, Uncharted 4, and The Final of Us. Straley joined Naughty Canine in 1999 and left in 2017. Wildflower’s new web site shares extra in regards to the crew of builders, the studio’s priorities, and what gamers may be capable to anticipate.
The web site’s copy reads, partially:
We’re making ‘small-ish,’ creatively-charged, uniquely-stylized video games that discover the chances of our medium. And we’re constructing a small, open-hearted crew of creators that need to enhance their expertise and nonetheless lead an excellent life outdoors of labor. Those that need to hone their craft, have a say within the course of, really feel revered for his or her contributions, and be part of the evolution of this superior medium.
In an announcement video, Straley says, “We’re making one thing that I’ve by no means performed earlier than,” including that “the tradition must be as iterative as the way in which we make video games.” Straley additionally shares that Wildflower has “an thrilling accomplice that helps what we’re doing and goes to assist us attain the broadest viewers potential,” which suggests a possible partnership with a bigger writer like Microsoft. He additionally shares that he’s working with an “superb crew” of people that have beforehand labored on big-budget Name of Obligation titles, in addition to expertise in smaller titles like Abzu and The Pathless.
The studio is at present hiring, and their first recreation is “underway,” however there are not any concrete particulars but in regards to the title or a launch date.