Rebellion buys Strangelite

Starship Troopers studio now part of growing UK publisher's stable of development houses.

Strangelite Studios is no longer swears its fealty to Empire Interactive. The company has updated its Web site with the news that it is now part of UK publisher Rebellion's stable of studios.

The post also confirmed that Strangelite has two first-person shooters in development for PC and console platforms. No other details were given, but at least one of them will be an original intellectual property. A job posting on the developer's site seeks a producer to work on "a new and exciting IP in the FPS genre." Strangelite has previous experience in the genre, having developed last year's Starship Troopers PC game for Empire Interactive.

Rebellion has been developing games on a number of platforms for 15 years, from Alien vs. Predator on the Atari Jaguar to more recent fare like the multiplatform Sniper Elite and the upcoming PlayStation Portable release Miami Vice. The company also owns the 2000 AD comics line and its stable of properties, most notably the character Judge Dredd and Rogue Trooper. A game based on the latter was just released last month.

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26 comments
pepi787
pepi787

I wanna they make Starship Troopers 2 beacouse the first was the best of the best!!!

frankeyser
frankeyser

i dont think you would call last years starship troopers experiance... unless you count playing it as a bad experiance... and i do suppose they know how not to make a fps now.

diesil
diesil

both movies and the game where both horrible

Ginomebhoy
Ginomebhoy

I enjoyed Sniper Elite so much hope there is a follow up.

coreyb42
coreyb42

Oh, boy, more no-name cruddy European games not to buy!

Opacic_A
Opacic_A

Spongebob, you know there WAS A BOOK made before the movie? Most ST fans are from that, not the movie. Your poorly grammated and spelt post boggles my mind.

spongebob53186
spongebob53186

i have to say this....................how can anyone possibly be a fan of the flicks much less the horrible game that came from it..............the movies were horrible in and of themselves..........what did you expect a good game coming from a poorly acted lamely directed piece of crap movie.........it boggles my mind

SgtJericho
SgtJericho

Starship Troopers had the potential to mack an absolutely killer video game....

DieHardTWB
DieHardTWB

Not bad for a cmpany thaty makes crap.

thingta42
thingta42

Star Ship Troopers Is Great The Game has got the Stuff to make it great. But Its ABout useing it

mfanthony
mfanthony

Empire lost it to the Rebellion......sounds like Star Wars to me....LOL

xEviLLyAMuSeDx
xEviLLyAMuSeDx

Dude, Starship Troopers was a horrible game. Its even worse to major fans of the actual flick itself! However, I'd LOVE to see a GOOD Starship Troopers game, it just needs to be made well - the whole concept and everything works perfectly with fps games! PLEASE MAKE A GOOD ST GAME!!! GAAA!!!

Ryuzen
Ryuzen

Stop hating i liked Starship Troopers you were all just expecting another halo.

Artur_Hawking
Artur_Hawking

k so theyre only goin to have 2 new games? is that good?

Donkeljohn
Donkeljohn

From Empire to Rebellion. . . hopefully direct publisher control wil improve game quality.

ultrazone
ultrazone

umm...who cares. they make shart games anywho.

QuantumFusion
QuantumFusion

Thats nice, beside the fact that Starship Troopers got 3.8 :)

SaintSadistic
SaintSadistic

Good news! Except I don't really care for it much, but I did think Sniper Elite and Rogue Trooper were alright games.

blackIceJoe
blackIceJoe

Sweet THis could bring good things. Hope to see many PSP,PS3 and 360 games come out from this. I just hope the games can be better then Starship Troopers that game was real bad.This time I hope to see better stuff.