Movie studio and common leisure juggernaut Lionsgate desires to make a big-budget videogame based mostly on the John Wick films, and has been getting lively proposals for it from recreation studios. Studio govt Jon Feltheimer informed buyers that Lionsgate was excited in regards to the venture in an earnings name.
“I don’t need to get forward of myself right here, however we imagine there’s a massive AAA recreation to be made out of ‘John Wick.’ We have now been fielding proposals. We actually are serious about transferring that ahead, however I don’t need to say something extra about that presently,” stated Feltheimer, as transcribed by IndieWire. (opens in new tab)
There have been three films within the John Wick collection, all successes, every in regards to the titular unstoppable murderer’s quest for revenge towards those that have wronged him. The collection thus far stars Keanu Reeves, who I feel everyone knows is down (opens in new tab) to be in a online game. A by-product film starring Ana de Armas is within the works, and a fourth John Wick film is ready to launch in March of 2023. There’s additionally a prequel collection within the works.
That is in fact the second to notice that John Wick did have already got a recreation, the excellent tactical puzzle of John Wick Hex, which launched in 2019. It was a smaller recreation by Bithell Video games, however its slow-mo turn-based puzzles excellently captured the rhythm of Wick’s gunfights. “At its finest John Wick Hex feels such as you’re pirouetting from one enemy to the subsequent in a sleek dance of dying,” Robert Zak stated in the John Wick Hex PC Gamer evaluation. (opens in new tab)
Good spot, VGC. (opens in new tab)