The Chronicles of Riddick: Escape from Butcher Bay - Developer's Cut

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US Release date: 7 Dec, 2004
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Vin Diesel "just this year" reassembled Tigon Studios, creating 'third Riddick game'

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Actor Vin Diesel, most notably known as Pitch Black's Riddick or Fast & Furious' Dominic Toretto, has revealed Swedish developer Tigon Studios has pulled itself back together to "create the third game."

The Chronicles of Riddick is that 'third game'. The initial game was made because they had "so much more story" to tell, but couldn't spend tens of millions to flesh it out.

Chronicles of Riddick team were told "constantly not to do what we were doing"

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Producer Ian Stevens of Chronicles of Riddick: Escape from Butcher Bay reveals, startlingly, that the much lauded action game almost become a "Devil May Cry rip-off." Didn't cave to pressure.

The team ignored the dissenters and pushed ahead, releasing an Xbox hit with an 89 metacritic score. It could have "blown up in our face" and led to them all being fired.

Starbreeze "don't look at it from a genre perspective anymore," it's the experience

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Syndicate developer Starbreeze Studios says designing video games, at least for them, has moved on from choosing a genre and then filling in the blanks from there - it's the experience.

It\'s "what kind of game" they want to make which decide "whatever elements" feature in it. Syndicate has to have "top-notch shooting" but doesn't need to compete.