Many rumors arised few months ago with different interviews concerning the reason Nihilistic departed the development of Starcraft: Ghost. It seems that Nihilistic had committed to develop a game with EA, and the development of Starcraft: Ghost had been delayed for too long, clashing with the EA development schedule.
Nihilistic announced their new game under development with EA Games:
” REDWOOD CITY, Calif.—(BUSINESS WIRE)—March 15, 2005—Electronic Arts (Nasdaq:ERTS - News) announced today that Marvel Nemesis(TM): Rise of the Imperfects(TM) under the EA GAMES(TM) brand will be released this fall for the PlayStation(r) 2 computer entertainment system, Xbox(r) videogame system from Microsoft, the Nintendo GameCube(TM) and the PSP(TM) handheld entertainment system. The game will feature Super Heroes(TM) from the Marvel Universe as well as a new set of characters created through collaboration with EA and top comic book industry talent.”
“Marvel Nemesis: Rise of the Imperfects is currently under development by Nihilistic Software”
Full Nihilistic Game premier interview at Gamespot. (click the link)
Now if we analyze the capabilities of Swingin’ Ape Studios, their previous game Metal Arms has 7 Multiplayer Modes. Their latest job opening requests a candidate to take the position of Level Design with Multiplayer level design experience a PLUS, as you can read in our previous news. Read more details below . . .