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Del Toro in Insane talks with 'very, very big company'

Though THQ is no longer producing Insane, Guillermo del Toro's game continues its slow progress toward existence. Another publisher has shown interest in the game, the intellectual property of which was returned to del Toro after THQ dropped the project. "We are in talks with a very, very big...

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Del Toro got Valve's permission to use GlaDOS' voice in Pacific Rim

The presence of Ellen McLain's sultry, robotic trills in the Pacific Rim trailer above filled us with much, much joy when we first saw it last December, but we couldn't help but feel like director Guillermo del Toro wasn't being entirely original. Furthermore, we wondered how Valve would feel...

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It 'seems' like Guillermo del Toro's Insane may live on after THQ

Even though THQ's reconfiguration earlier this year presumably spelled deAth for inSane, Guilermo del Toro still tried to shop it around. He's hopeful that the game is back on track to production now, going on to say "it seems like we're going to be developing it after the first meeting we had." ...

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Del Toro still shopping 'Insane' concept around, hired GlaDOS for his movie

THQ may have put the kibosh on director Guillermo del Toro's Insane project, but that doesn't mean the idea is dead and gone forever. Del Toro is in the middle of doing press for his upcoming Pacific Rim movie at the New York Comic Con this week, and he mentioned that he's still trying to find a...

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Guillermo del Toro's 'Insane' franchise also out at THQ

THQ president Jason Rubin just announced that THQ game Insane is no longer in production. "We have decided not to pursue further pre-production on Insane, and have returned all of our IP rights to Guillermo del Toro," Rubin said. It is a project the embattled publisher is no longer pursuing, and...

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THQ's new head promises no more job cuts, but 'everything is up for change'

For a guy who's only been on the job for a dozen days, newly appointed THQ president Jason Rubin is awfully comfortable answering very specific questions. He probably should be, given his title, but it was impressive nonetheless that he was able to speak with such specificity to nebulous projects...

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An Irrational fear of monsters

"A good monster is a monster you can imagine in repose." That was the advice acclaimed horror writer and director Guillermo del Toro gave Ken Levine, the creator of the BioShock franchise, during a conversation on the Irrational Games podcast. Levine takes those words to heart in his own creative...

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Ken Levine and Guillermo del Toro talk films, monsters, and narrative on latest Irrational Interviews

We've got a perfect excuse for you to once again don that Big Daddy costume from Halloween of aught seven: a podcast. Wait, wait, hear us out -- the podcast is Irrational Games' own "Irrational Interviews," and stars none other than BioShock and BioShock Infinite creative lead Ken Levine. Oh,...

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Del Toro's Insane to be a sandbox game, Guy Davis doing creature designs

Like a shambling horror in one of his own films, Guillermo Del Toro's upcoming project with THQ, Insane, is slowly creeping into the light. In an interview with MTV, the filmmaker turned game creator revealed that Insane will be a sandbox game, which makes sense given developer Volition's...

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inSane planned as trilogy, but 'if the first game doesn't work, there won't be a trilogy,' Bilson says

Guillermo del Toro's forthcoming franchise for THQ -- the awkwardly innercapped inSane -- may be planned as a trilogy, but that doesn't mean it'll necessarily play out that way. Though THQ is confident in del Toro and the franchise, Core Games veep Danny Bilson has a realistic outlook on the...

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