Disco Elysium creator ZA/UM is in search of artists with “a love of sci-fi and video video games” and the flexibility to create “non-earth environments”.
As noticed by the eagle-eyed members of the Disco Elysium subreddit, job listings for 3 new creative 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 staff, although, particularly given “how a lot time [the creators] have put into cultivating the setting of Disco Elysium”.
“Undecided 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 be the setting of the lead author’s e book), and the way they intend to make use of it so much shifting ahead,” defined TheFrankOfTurducken. “So my guess is that it’ll be the identical ‘world’ as DE, however in a unique particular place in it.”
That mentioned, 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 definitely has followers speculating on what’s subsequent for the staff (thanks, PC Gamer).
A brand new deal made between Amazon and dj2 Leisure might see each Life is Unusual and Disco Elysium being tailored for movie and TV. Amazon just lately made a take care of the Sonic movie co-producer to “create and produce content material that can completely stream on Prime Video, together with TV diversifications of gaming IP”, particularly together with the above video games.
Disco Elysium: The Closing Minimize 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 manner 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 affect themes, coarse language and drug references” securing a 18 restricted class.