Valve working with J.J. Abrams' Dangerous Robotic on recreation and film collaborations
Filmmaker J.J. Abrams (Cloverfield, Star Trek) and recreation creator Gabe Newell (Half-Life, Portal) simply introduced they will be working collectively on creating films and video games, by way of their respective corporations, Dangerous Robotic Productions and Valve Software program. “We kind of reached the purpose the place we determined that we would have liked to do greater than speak,” Newell stated of the partnership. The 2 have been talking on the DICE 2013 convention in Las Vegas, addressing “Storytelling Throughout Platforms: Who Advantages Most, the Viewers or the Participant?” After a half hour of talking about storytelling of their respective mediums, Newell introduced that the presentation got here from an ongoing dialog between the 2 about storytelling. In the present day’s information is the fruition of that dialog, with the 2 taking motion.
Newell particularly stated that J.J.’s group might craft a Half-Life or Portal movie — one thing we have heard about prior to now, albeit not with Abrams hooked up — and Abrams stated that Valve might assist create a recreation with Dangerous Robotic. Fascinating certainly! In fact, the 2 have their jobs reduce out for them — Abrams is at present engaged on each the Star Trek and Star Wars film franchises, and Valve’s acquired a new hardware initiative set to debut this yr.%Gallery-178154%
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