Disco Elysium creator ZA/UM is searching for artists with “a love of sci-fi and video video games” and the power to create “non-earth environments”.
As noticed by the eagle-eyed members of the Disco Elysium subreddit, job listings for 3 new inventive positions on the studio are maybe hinting what themes and motifs could also be obvious within the studio’s subsequent sport.
Apparently, followers of the RPG do not essentially assume this marks a giant departure for the group, although, particularly given “how a lot time [the creators] have put into cultivating the setting of Disco Elysium”.
“Unsure how a lot issues have modified on the firm, however the leads have talked about how a lot time they’ve put into cultivating the setting of Disco Elysium (which can also be the setting of the lead author’s e book), and the way they intend to make use of it lots transferring ahead,” defined TheFrankOfTurducken. “So my guess is that it’ll be the identical ‘world’ as DE, however in a distinct particular place in it.”
That stated, particularly referencing Hamlet by asking for somebody who “understands that there are extra issues in heaven and earth than are dreamt of philosophy” in addition to “structure or metropolis planning” and “new worlds”, it actually has followers speculating on what’s subsequent for the group (thanks, PC Gamer).
A brand new deal made between Amazon and dj2 Leisure may see each Life is Unusual and Disco Elysium being tailored for movie and TV. Amazon lately made a take care of the Sonic movie co-producer to “create and produce content material that can solely stream on Prime Video, together with TV diversifications of gaming IP”, particularly together with the above video games.
Disco Elysium: The Last Reduce was banned in Australia after its classification board refused to categorise it again in March 2021 as a result of it “depict[s], categorical[es] or in any other case deal[s] with issues of intercourse, drug misuse or dependancy, crime, cruelty, violence or revolting or abhorrent phenomena in such a means that they offend towards the requirements of morality, decency and propriety typically accepted by affordable adults to the extent that they shouldn’t be categorized”.
This determination was overturned the next Could, nevertheless, with the censored sport’s “excessive influence themes, coarse language and drug references” securing a 18 restricted class.