Amanita reveals third Samorost and PS3 projects
Monday, 28th March 2011 at 10:18 am
Studio founder Jakub Dvorský to embrace platforms beyond PC after piracy woes
Develop Award-nominated studio Amanita Design has announced two new point-and-click adventure projects, and has outlined plans to release work on platforms other tha Pc.
The Czech studio revealed it is working on Samorost 3 and new IP Botanicula.
At a GameCityNights event in Nottingham, the studio also discussed its interactive music video project, entitled Osada.
“We decided to create a sequel to our previous games because we like the universe and it’s open to many different ideas,” said Amanita founder Jakub Dvorský.
As explained in a CalsualGaming.biz report, Dvorský said the studio “wants to change approach in many ways” with the third Samorost game.
“Most importantly, the game will be much bigger, similar in scope to [recent release] Machinarium, and more polished.”
“We want to approach it like a music record. When you’ve heard it once, it still has a value the second time and third time,” Dvorský added.
Samorost 3 will be coming to PC and Mac, and Amanita is looking to bring it to “as many platforms as possible.”
Last year he claimed Amanita’s most recent release, Machinarium, had a brutal piracy rate of 85 per cent upwards.
Dvorský confirmed to CasualGaming.biz that Machinarium is already in production for PS3 and tablets, and hinted that their upcoming titles will follow.
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