Technical points have now pushed the sport to some level sooner or later.
Nightdive Studios has turn into one thing of a legend relating to remastering previous classics so that they don’t get too misplaced to the previous. One such sport that they had been trying to do this with was 1997’s Blade Runner. The journey sport was in a roundabout way based mostly on the 1982 movie, however is a midquel, with some characters from that film exhibiting up. It was largely lauded and seen as forward of its time. Nevertheless it appears as if a few of that point did catch as much as it, as some technical points are resulting in the just lately introduced Enhanced Version being pushed again.
In an interview with Eurogamer, Nightdive CEO Stephen Kick confirmed that the sport had been pushed again. Regardless of seemingly having strong progress thus far, you possibly can see some comparisons of the cinematics right here, they appear to have hit a wall. It appears the studio is looking for extra of the unique supply code and belongings, most of which had been thought misplaced and solely just lately rediscovered. Nonetheless, Kick says the sport will nonetheless come, simply now they should put it as a TBD (To Be Decided) date in the interim.
“We’ve had some discussions with EA about what else is within the vault they discovered relating to Blade Runner, and we haven’t been in a position to get a transparent reply,” Kick mentioned. “And even when there was one thing, it’s impossible they’d launch it to us for authorized causes, principally, which is a little bit of a disappointment, as a result of we had been hoping to at the very least get the unique audio recordings. So we’re mainly working off what was within the authentic sport at this level and never getting access to any authentic stuff.”
It’s a disgrace and hopefully they will pull collectively what they should end the challenge. However for those who’re curious, the unique non-remastered model of Blade Runner was just lately re-released on GOG, which you’ll be able to take a look at by means of right here. We’ll preserve you up to date as extra info on the Enhanced Version comes.