Gears of War designer Cliff Bleszinski has revealed his subsequent mission, and it is most likely not what you anticipate. Bleszinski is turning into a co-producer on the musical Hadestown. The sport developer, who additionally based LawBreakers studio Boss Key which has since closed down, invested in Hadestown at an undisclosed quantity to develop into a co-producer.
“Crazy, eh?!” Bleszinski mentioned in regards to the announcement.
I’m formally co-producing this present.
That’s my subsequent gig!
It’s on Spotify, give it a go. It’s improbable! https://t.co/Ew7Tr1QsHA
— Cliff Bleszinski (@therealcliffyb) December 26, 2018
At the tip of December, Bleszinski mentioned he would probably never work in the video game industry again. He discovered huge success at Epic with the Gears of War franchise, and he little doubt made a sizeable chunk of cash when Tencent invested in Epic. After leaving Epic he began his personal studio, Boss Key, however its games–LawBreakers and Radical Heights, failed to search out audiences, and the studio closed down.
In a deleted tweet captured by Eurogamer, Bleszinski mentioned he was distancing himself from video video games as a result of the tradition round them could be “toxic AF.”
As for Hades city, it is a Greek historical past story from singer-songwriter Anais Mitchell that tells two connecting love tales between Orpheus and Eurydice and king Hades and Persephone.
In addition to his co-producing function on Hadestown, Bleszinski is writing a book about his life.
The Gears of War franchise is now run by Microsoft, which bought the series from Epic again in 2014 for an undisclosed sum. As for Epic, it is doing fairly nicely proper now due to the large success of Fortnite. In truth, it was Bleszinski who revealed Fortnite to the world seven years in the past.