What’s going to the subsequent recreation from The Last of Us and Uncharted studio Naughty Canine be? Most likely not a brand new entry within the traditional Jak & Daxter franchise, however co-president Evan Wells needs it will be. Talking alongside Insomniac Video games’ Ted Worth throughout an episode of the Game Maker’s Notebook series and picked up by VGC, the 2 chat about whether or not fan requests for a brand new Jak & Daxter title are acquired or not.
Evan Wells mentioned: “We do, in actual fact. We’ve had a few Twitter campaigns the place individuals have been tweeting us each single day [saying] ‘I need a new Jak & Daxter, I need a new Jak & Daxter’, and so they aren’t simply easy 280-character tweets, they’ve Photoshopped memes and every little thing they’re together with every day, and the hassle has acquired to be vital.” Nevertheless, sadly for these dedicated followers, Wells categorically guidelines out a brand new recreation from Naughty Canine. “And I hate to interrupt it to them, [but] we shouldn’t have Jak & Daxter right here in improvement proper now.”
However the co-president states that the studio nonetheless has a variety of love for the 2 protagonists after which compares them to Insomniac Video games’ personal Ratchet & Clank duo. “However we nonetheless love the characters and I see what you guys [at Insomniac] are doing with Ratchet and that makes me want that we did, and we might have one in improvement, as a result of there’s nonetheless a variety of love for Jak & Daxter within the studio.”
After all, very recent rumours point towards Naughty Dog remaking The Last of Us as a substitute of returning to certainly one of its traditional franchises. We additionally need to assume a brand new IP is within the works alongside multiplayer spin-off The Last of Us Factions. Followers of the developer have been urged to stay patient as “several cool things” are said to be in production. Would you somewhat have a brand new Jak & Daxter recreation as a substitute of those speculated initiatives? Share your ideas within the feedback under.