The secret project being worked on at Rare is considered a "career highlight" for the recently departed Phil Harrison, who oversaw Microsoft's UK development teams.
This will be a big year for Rare according to Phil Spencer Rare is going to shine with Banjo or Battletoads Thanks for the help Mr. Harrison and good luck with the new technology endeavor
So this guy left Microsoft but still shamelessly promoting rare? Maybe he isn't off the payroll yet? Lol but really I just love when execs go "we have this super fucking awesome game, I am 100% sure it will be your favorite game of all time bar none, but we aren't going to show it to you for quite some time". Yup thanks for the news guys! Lol Interested to see what rare is up to, not cause some executive of the company says something but because of legacy alone
If you oversaw a game project then you would still be proud of it, even after you left the company. It doesn't mean you're still on a payroll... Don't be so ignorant.
@multiplaytguy I've been at the front of long engeneering projects before and I know what it is to be proud of something, I was obviously joking about him Being on payroll. What my message was really saying was that I'm quite salty at how pointless a lot of game journalism is. Especially what they call news,
Actually it might be both, they are known to be releasing 2 games this year.
Yeah, they are working on multiple projects but I think we will be seeing one of them this year.
Not confirmed both will be this year, but suggesting from the Rare composer's tweet, this will be a big year for Rare.
We shall see, I think Home was also a career highlight for him. :)
I don't think he said that. Actually he didn't say that. What's interesting is he is still working with MS with his new start up tech company, so he obviously left on great terms
I didn't say he left on bad terms, but in that past he made very odd choices in what he supported and deemed great. Home was his pet project. We need to see what Rare has come up with. They had been absent for a very long when it comes to non Kinect games.
Can't wait to see what lionhead and rare are working on next also im surprised about this “He will, however, still have ties with Microsoft with his new start-up Alloy Platform Industries, a business working with cutting edge tech including some from Microsoft. "We're in stealth mode at the moment, we'll stay in stealth mode for a while," Harrison told GI. "It's very exciting, and something I've been planning for a little over a year, in full consultation and collaboration with Microsoft, specifically with Phil Spencer. I'm taking a plunge into the start-up pool." Nice.
Since Fable Legends will be a long term project I'm sure we'll always be seeing them have an E3/Gamescom pressence announcing Heroes/Quests/Units/Etc... But Lionheads new IP project probably won't be announced for a year or two. We all expect to see something of Rare at E3 and hopefully see that Mayles touch XD. The fact that Harisson hasn't burned any bridges and is willing to step down from a big job to a startup company must mean he's confident.
Yup you're definitely right about fable legends.,its a game that will keep getting support for a long long time. There were rumors about a game “Eden Falls“ the rumors were linked to lift then later another rumor linked the project to Link&lionhead. Do you think that's the project Phil is talking about?cos lionhead has also been working on one “project dimitri” for a while now. I'm just excited can't wait to see what they have in store.
I think Harisson is probably working on something gaming related for Studios... Could be an inhouse engine project or another project like you said. But now I'm really interested.
Can't wait to see what rare has put together.
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