Resident Evil: Raccoon City dev reveals next project

Following poorly received Resident Evil game, company building its first original IP, the mysterious 2013-dated Strata Scavenger.

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Resident Evil: Operation Raccoon City shipped yesterday and was panned by critics across the board. Today, its developer, Slant Six Games, has announced the studio's next project, Strata Scavenger.

Whatever Strata Scavenger is, it comes to life next year.
Whatever Strata Scavenger is, it comes to life next year.

Revealed via a sparse product page on the studio's website, Slant Six said it expects to ship Strata Scavenger in 2013. Details are thin concerning the project, but a poster for the game (at right) depicts a space ship hovering above thick smoke and bright lightning. Platforms were not announced.

Strata Scavenger will be Slant Six's first original intellectual property. Prior to developing Resident Evil: Raccoon City, the developer built the SOCOM games SOCOM: Tactical Strike (2007 PSP), SOCOM: Confrontation (2008 PS3), and SOCOM: Fireteam Bravo 3 (2010 PSP).

For more on Slant Six's most recent effort, check out GameSpot's review of Resident Evil: Operation Raccoon City.

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