Microïds has acquired the rights to adapt Alfred Hitchcock’s Vertigo as a video game.
An agreement between Microïds, Anuman Interactive’s video game publishing label and Los-Angeles-based Reeder Brand Management for the rights to the name and likeness of the great Alfred Hitchcock, in addition to elements of from his film Vertigo. Microïds will leave the task of developing the game to Pendulo Studios.
Microïds’s already impressive catalogue of games includes iconic licenses such as Asterix and Obelix, Blacksad, and Agatha Christie. Elliot Grassiano, Microïds VP, stated:
“Microïds has a long tradition of developing adventure games, and in this case, we’ll be taking one of the all-time classics from the Master of Suspense and merging it with Pendulo Studios’ expertise. We want to provide players with a video game that will become a classic of the genre.’
Pendulo Studios, the developer that have the reigns over the Vertigo license, is known for their work on the Runaway saga and their future adaptation of the Blacksad series of graphic novels.
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