They are, "in a nutshell," nowhere with the property and aren't keeping the IP "locked down" anymore. That means if "everybody was comfortable", they could "conceivably" sell it on.
"We have passionate game makers that would love to do it. We've got filmmakers that think it's a great idea that would love to see it done. We have publishing partners that would love to publish it. But we have no time. That's the limiting factor," Pitchford tells .
"In a nutshell, we're nowhere." A terrible place to be for such a property ripe for videogame adaptation.
"Because of the situation, we're not keeping the IP locked down anymore. So if somebody else were in a spot where they could do it, and everybody was comfortable with that, then conceivably that could happen," noted the boss man.
"Sometimes some folks in entertainment will lock something down even if they don't have the ability to do anything with it. They'll just lock it down so somebody else can't, and I think that's kind of crappy." Not Gearbox though, providing you've got something to show them.