If you're looking at it objectively, Terminator
should be the best video game license in the known universe. It's a story about a robot who travels through time to kill other robots
. Doesn't that just scream GOTY? Puzzlingly though, the franchise has had mixed success in its interactive form. Now it seems a new, untested publisher will be taking the reins
, and fans can expect the streak of disappointing Terminator
games to finally ... continue.
Halcyon, the studio that picked up the rights to Terminator
, is working on a new game based on their upcoming film Terminator Salvation: The Future Begins
. Both are due in mid-2009. Both are also their first projects, but we already know one thing they're bad at: Naming things. ... Oh, and filling us with confidence. So, two things.