Untitled Alien Game
Date Released: Unknown…
Publisher: FoxNext Games
Developer: Cold Iron Studios
Formats: PC & Consoles
Genre: Massively Multiplayer Online Shooter
On January 17, 2018, FoxNext Game officially announced they had acquired the developer Cold Iron Studios and were developing a shooter in the world of the Alien franchise. Cold Iron Studios were founded in 2015 by CEO Craig Zinkievich, CTO Shannon Posniewski, and creative director Matt Highison, and its 25 employees are all joining FoxNext Games. Members of their development team have worked on many past titles including Neverwinter, Star Trek Online, Metroid Prime 3, Bioshock Infinite, Doom and Borderlands. As the developer has an history with online multiplayer games, it’s assumed that the new Alien shooter will be an an online multiplayer game.
“I am a personal fan of Cold Iron’s previous work, and all of us at FoxNext Games are thrilled to be working with them as they create an action-packed persistent world, steeped in the mysteries of this beloved ‘Alien’ universe,”
“Our background in building online worlds and taking established franchises to the next level in interactive entertainment is a precise fit with [FoxNext’s] product road map ahead.”
Disney Sells Cold Iron Studios
In January 2020, it was revealed that Disney had sold FoxNext Games and Cold Iron Studios to games publisher Scopely. It was announced in August 2020 that Cold Iron Studios was bought by Daybreak Games.
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