Shane Kim, corporate vice president of Microsoft Game Studios, has revealed that Lord of the Rings
and Bad Taste
director, Peter Jackson’s, upcoming Halo
project will be episodic.
Speaking at the second annual ‘Blogger Breakfast’ at GDC Kim said, "Peter Jackson is developing two episodic series, the first is in the Halo
The fact that Jackson (and his recently-formed studio Wingnuts
is working on two projects for Microsoft, one being Halo
-based, was revealed last year
at X06. The fact that both projects are to be episodic, however, marks a new direction for both the 360 and console gaming as a whole.
When asked about the mystery project, Kim's lips were firmly sealed, “I may have said too much already” was all he would venture.
At least we have a better idea of what Jackson's doing whilst he gets on with not making the Halo movie
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