EA has signed a deal to publish the first game from Curt Schilling’s 38 Studios.
Project Mercury is a single player RPG based on the fantasy universe created by New York Times best-selling author R. A. Salvatore. Other big names involved in the project are Spawn creator Todd McFarlane, who will provide artistic direction, and Ken Rolston, the lead designer of the impressive Elder Scrolls titles Morrowind and Oblivion.
“From day one, 38 Studios has been focused on creating the next generation of entertainment experiences that embrace all mediums, including film, television, comics, novels, toys and, of course, games,” saidand current head of 38 Studios, Curt Schilling.
“We are creating an enormous world, with heroes and villains and a rich back story from the brilliant minds of R. A., Todd and Ken at its heart, and I can think of no finer partner than the global powerhouse that is EA Partners. Being able to leverage the expertise of EA’s publishing organization to bring our first product to market is a dream come true for 38 Studios.”Project Mercury is in development for PC, PS3 and Xbox 360.