Gearbox is going to make HD remakes of Homeworld and Homeworld 2




Gearbox Software is going to make high-definition remakes of Relic Entertainment’s real-time strategy games Homeworld and Homeworld 2. The new versions of Windows. The studio will also bring the original versions of the games on the market again.

The U.S. studio made ​​the news known during an exhibition in Australia. The original versions of Homer and World Homeworld 2 appear for Windows and offered via digital distribution. When both games come and what they will cost, is not known. The HD remakes that Gearbox wants to make appear for Windows. However, the new version is not known when they will come on the market.

Gearbox Software bought the rights to the Homeworld games in April, from the bankrupt estate of publisher THQ. The studio put down $ 1.35 million for the rights. Gearbox made ​​when purchasing know that Brian Martel, the chief creative officer of the studio, big fan of the series and strong on the purchase had insisted. Relic Entertainment provided the space-RTS Homeworld off in 1999 and successor Homeworld 2 in 2003.

The team that worked on the series by Relic, has now established a new company. Under the name Blackbird Interactive works to the Hardware: Ship Breakers. The team is led by Dan Irish, the producer of Homeworld 2. Hardware: Ship Breakers is a free playable online rts. When the game comes out, is not known, but will be a beta test held at least. In the fourth quarter

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