Shadow Complex 2 dev looking for partner

Shadow Complex 2 is "largely designed," Epic says. However, the company is looking for a partner to help bring it to market.

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The first Shadow Complex was a tremendous success, breaking Xbox Live Arcade sales records when it first released. Developer Chair Entertainment had plans for a sequel before tabling them, opting to work on Infinity Blade for iOS instead. So, what ever happened to Shadow Complex 2?

"Shadow Complex 2 is sitting there, it's actually largely designed," Epic Games' Cliff Bleszinski said.

"We just need to find a partner that will help us to finish it so we can bring it to market," Bleszinski told Gamasutra.

It's unclear if Bleszinski means a development or publishing partner. It would be a surprise if Epic were struggling to find a publishing partner for the title. The first game was published by Microsoft, making it an Xbox 360 exclusive. Given the success of the first title, one would assume that Epic would seek to continue that partnership.

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    September 16, 2011 5:15 PM

    Andrew Yoon posted a new article, Shadow Complex 2 dev looking for partner.

    Shadow Complex 2 is "largely designed," Epic says. However, the company is looking for a partner to help bring it to market.

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      September 16, 2011 5:17 PM

      Fantastic news! Shadow Complex is one of the most enjoyable games I have played, post Metroid.

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      September 16, 2011 5:22 PM

      Shadow Complex needs to be brought to Steam. I would have bought like 5 copies by now.

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        September 16, 2011 8:08 PM

        Well of course you would've bought 5 copies by now, because by now it would be on sale for twelve cents.

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      September 16, 2011 7:19 PM

      Hey MS, want to prove you don't hate pc gamers? Bring this game over to the pc then you asshats!

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        September 16, 2011 8:23 PM

        I'm a PC Gamer and I hate trolls like jtthe2nd

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          September 16, 2011 11:02 PM

          That wasn't trolling; you asshat.

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          September 17, 2011 7:27 AM

          How is that trolling? MS doesn't do a fucking thing for PC gaming

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            September 17, 2011 7:33 AM

            Pretty much. The abomination that is "Games For Windows Live" is a cleverly designed ruse to trick people into giving up on PC gaming and buy an XBox instead :(

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              September 17, 2011 10:42 AM

              Oh wow, yes. My first experience with GFWL made me lose to desire to play said game (bioshock 2). Not being able to save games because GFWL crashes is awesome.

              I'm pretty saddened by the news that W8 will have Xbox/GFWL integrated -- they haven't updated GFWL much at all in the past 2.5 years. Microsoft really doesn't give a shit about PC gaming, so they just need to leave it out of windows 8 IMO.

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        September 16, 2011 8:41 PM

        If you want this game on PC, there are two publishers you DON'T want touching this game: Microsoft, and EA.

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          September 16, 2011 11:54 PM

          many things can be said about EA but not supporting the PC isn't one of them

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      September 16, 2011 7:40 PM

      I dont know why but this sounds like a craigslist ad. DESIGNER LOOKING FOR PROGRAMMING PARTNER, WE SPLIT 50/50

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        September 17, 2011 10:43 AM

        I have amazing ideas. My game is pretty much done in my head, I just need a programmer and an artist, a couple weeks, and we'll have one of the best games ever made!

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      September 16, 2011 7:45 PM

      If they need help to finish a Shadow Complex sequel, they must have started deep into another unannounced title when Gears 3 was sent off to cert.

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      September 16, 2011 8:22 PM

      FUCK YES.

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      September 17, 2011 10:38 AM

      I would love another Shadow Complex.

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        September 18, 2011 8:37 AM

        second this, i loved this game. MOAR

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      September 18, 2011 12:08 PM

      I still haven't played the 1st one and probably won't. Don't have a 360 and don't plan on buying one, but a steam version would fix all that.... please!

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        September 19, 2011 6:20 AM

        your missing out on some great games by limiting yourself just to what is available on steam