The Game Awards 2020: Striking Distance Reveals New Project, The Callisto Protocol


Posted on December 10, 2020 by Nick Moreno

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While developer PUBG Corp. is most recognized for its multiplayer experience that its name is derived from, PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds, the team is also pursuing to ship a single player experience leading forward. But what became even more interesting is when it was announced Dead Space creator & Sledgehammer Games founder Glen Schofield would be helming its new firm, Striking Distance.

It wasn’t until The Game Awards last year in 2019 that Striking Distance made a brief appearance to feature a first-look teaser for its coming project. While the footage did not showcase much context on the coming project, it did offer some promising visuals looking ahead for more to be revealed from the developer.

Now during tonight’s Game Awards livestream, Striking Distance returns once again to finally announce its project, The Callisto Protocol. You can watch the announcement trailer in the video below:

“Set on Jupiter’s dead moon Callisto in the year 2320, The Callisto Protocol is a next-generation take on survival horror,” the synopsis reads from the announcement post. “The game challenges players to escape the maximum security Black Iron Prison and uncover its terrifying secrets. A blend of horror, action, and immersive storytelling, the game aims to set a new bar for horror in interactive entertainment.”

While information is still bare for the time being, Striking Distance shares that more details will be arriving in 2021 next year. “We’re setting out to make one of the most terrifying games of all time, and we can’t wait to share more about The Callisto Protocol next year,” Glen Schofield, Striking Distance CEO spares.

What are your thoughts on The Callisto Protocol?

The Callisto Protocol is scheduled to release sometime in 2022.

Source: Striking Distance

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