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Starbreeze working on new Syndicate title for EA

Collaboration on 'Project Redlime' is update to classic cyberpunk franchise

Starbreeze Studios is working with Electronic Arts on a new title in the Syndicate series, sources have confirmed to GamesIndustry.biz.

The studio, already responsible for critical hits The Chronicles of Riddick: Escape from Butcher Bay and The Darkness, has been working with EA since August 2007 on the title, before confirming a collaboration in February last year.

The game has had a working title of Project Redlime, and is due for Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and PC.

However, the game isn't likely to see release until work is completed on Starbreeze's other collaboration with EA, for a new game based on Robert Ludlum's Jason Bourne character.

Syndicate's cyberpunk future first appeared in 1993 and was developed by Bullfrog Productions, a company co-founded by Peter Molyneux. Bullfrog was later acquired by Electronic Arts.

EA has not responded to requests for comment.

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Dan Griliopoulos Lead Content Editor, Improbable8 years ago
Awesome, nuclear grenades FTW! It's been too long since Syndicate Wars, and Starbreeze are a great team. Drop the boring Bourne, focus on this!
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Phil Elliott Project Lead, Collective; Head of Community (London), Square Enix8 years ago
Ahhh, the original Syndicate was one of my favourite games of all time... Gauss Guns all round!
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Chris O'Regan Director and Co-Founder, Silver Hound Productions8 years ago
I loved the original but the game got extremely hard at mid-point of the game. Punishingly so in fact. On reflection games from that era certainly liked to kick the player in their nether regions on a regular basis...

Edited 1 times. Last edit by Chris O'Regan on 5th April 2009 8:21am

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Mike Kirsanov Webmaster 7 years ago
Cool news! Syndicate is my favorite game of all times. Wish you good luck. Dreaming to work with you on that project ))
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