American McGee is leaving sport dev following rejection of Alice: Insanity Returns sequel

Kath Santarin
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Some unhealthy information for Alice: Insanity Returns followers, as creator American McGee has stated {that a} proposal for a brand new sport has been rejected.

In a brand new Patreon publish from American McGee titled “Finish of the Journey,” the creator of the cult basic sequence has shared the information that followers should not count on a brand new sport, as EA has rejected any potential sequel. McGee arrange the Patreon with a view to assist fund a design bible for Alice: Asylum, the hypothetical sequel, which he is constructed up over the previous few years. Nevertheless, in keeping with McGee’s publish, EA has rejected funding a sequel.

“After a number of weeks of overview, EA has come again with a response relating to funding and/or licensing for Alice: Asylum,” reads the publish. “On the query of funding, they’ve in the end determined to go on the challenge primarily based on an inside evaluation of the IP, market situations, and particulars of the manufacturing proposal. On the query of licensing, they replied that Alice is a vital a part of EA’s total sport catalogue, and promoting or licensing it isn’t one thing they’re ready to do proper now.”

Primarily, it appears like EA would not assume it may make any cash off of the challenge if it had been to get made by immediately funding it (the dearth of licensing might be additionally cash associated, as all issues are). McGee goes on to elucidate that due to EA’s response, “there isn’t any different approach ahead with the challenge,” which suggests the Patreon web page has been hibernated. You will nonetheless have the ability to view content material shared on the Patreon, however there will not be any extra coming sooner or later.

McGee additionally famous that with this, he is additionally reached an endpoint with “Alice and with sport manufacturing basically. I’ve no different concepts or vitality left to use towards getting a brand new Alice sport made. Nor do I’ve any curiosity in pursuing new sport concepts throughout the context of the present surroundings for sport improvement.” He additionally wrote that even when somebody manages to persuade EA to make Asylum, he is not anymore, with all focus going into his household and their enterprise Mysterious which makes a spread of issues together with some actually fairly fairly rabbit plushies.

An unlucky finish to a sequence beloved by followers, although oddly it’s going to reside on as a TV sequence. Guess EA is completely satisfied to licence it out in sure conditions.

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