Rumour: Soul Reaver Reboot in the Works at Crystal Dynamics
Written Tuesday, March 20, 2012 By Richard WalkerView author's profile
Rumour has it that Crystal Dynamics not only has the upcoming Tomb Raider up its sleeve as far as reboots are concerned, but the developer is also apparently working on a reboot of Soul Reaver, a spin-off from the popular Legacy of Kain series starring the vampire wraith, Raziel.
Details are of course scant, what with this being a rumour and all, but the Soul Reaver reboot is reportedly a full reworking of the classic game, with a new art direction. It's unknown where the reboot will lie in the overall IP and lore, and whether Kain and Raziel will return, although you can assume that they will if this rumour turns out to be true. Why on earth wouldn't they?
Blood Omen: Legacy of Kain first released for the PSone in 1996, before spawning the spin-off Soul Reaver in 1999. That in turn led to a direct sequel in Legacy of Kain: Soul Reaver 2 in 2001, which was then followed by Blood Omen 2: Legacy of Kain and Legacy of Kain: Defiance for PS2 and Xbox in 2002 and 2003 respectively. The series has been on a long hiatus ever since.
Whether Kain and Raziel will be back for a reboot alongside Ms. Croft this year is rumour for now, but we'd certainly be all for it, as we imagine a lot of people would be.
[Via VG247 | Thanks, Mix]