Earlier today, Eurogamer reported that fans were concerned that Illfonic's announcement of zombie shooter Dead Alliance meant that Friday The 13th's development would be neglected along with the various bugs that need to be addressed. We reached out to Illfonic and Gun Media to get a statement and it looks like there's simply some crossed wires on the origins of Dead Alliance. Illfonic announced that they were working on Dead Alliance back in May and it has a release date set for the end of August. It was originally called Moving Hazard, a game that has been around for over a year, and that should alleviate the majority of concerns for the community.
Here's the full response from Illfonic's CEO, Chuck Brungardt:
"I wanted to address the concerns that IllFonic has abandoned Friday the 13th: The Game for Dead Alliance. This is 100% not true. Most major and independent studios have multiple teams working on multiple projects at the same time. This is critical for the survival of the studio, especially with the ups and downs
With the recent success of Friday the 13th: The
Let's hope this means Illfonic will be able to address Friday the 13th's issues in the near future.