Guillermo del Toro's inSANE Could be Back On According to Rumours
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It looks like Guillermo del Toro's InSANE might be getting a lifeline after THQ canned the projected trilogy back in August, as the Pan's Labyrinth and Hellboy director has apparently been shopping the game around to other developers.

In development at Saints Row and Red Faction developer Volition, inSANE was set to be a horror trilogy, and a report on suggests that the first studio del Toro pitched the project to accepted and greenlit it.

Could inSANE be back on the cards then? These early indications certainly look good, it must be said. Yet, there's nothing official for now.

[Via Gematsu]


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Comment #1 by UltimateBane32
Thursday, November 29, 2012 @ 12:00:13 PM
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Looks "meh"

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Comment #2 by Kite87
Thursday, November 29, 2012 @ 12:05:03 PM
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I could see Del Toro making a great horror game with right help and money. Hopefully this will be as well presented as his work with films.

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Comment #3 by sabazius
Thursday, November 29, 2012 @ 12:11:32 PM
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@1 You got that from a 30sec teaser with no gameplay? What an insightful person you must be

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Comment #4 by SmarmySmurf
Thursday, November 29, 2012 @ 12:12:57 PM
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@1 How can a game you haven't seen a single asset for "look meh"?? Do you just have an irrational hatred for horror games or Del Toro?

I'm glad there's hope, outside of Metro this was pretty much the only project originally out of THQ I cared about.

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Comment #5 by ViNyLek
Thursday, November 29, 2012 @ 12:30:59 PM
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Del Toro is amazing director and I believe he could make games that macth the quality of his movies. Keeping my fingers crossed that this will actually happen, even if it's PC only=)

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Comment #6 by asilent boom
Thursday, November 29, 2012 @ 01:01:25 PM
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I wonder who picked it up. Del Toro said he was a huge fan of Valve.

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Comment #7 by GalvanizedOtter
Thursday, November 29, 2012 @ 01:59:29 PM
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Del Toro is a talented Director in the film industry. I enjoy his work, and with him behind a Horror game, then there is every chance it will become a fantastic game. As long as the Developer chosen can deliver the goods. I noticed someone mentioned Valve above me, now that would be a splendid choice. Hope this happens.

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Comment #8 by ModernSith2010
Thursday, November 29, 2012 @ 02:17:51 PM
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@1 Suppose you would think it was great if it had dick heads running around shooting like COD, right.

We need something different like this, there are too many FPS/TPS, COD, Battlefield, Crysis, Far Cry, Halo, Army Of Two, Gears Of War, Resident Evil 4-6, etc. Hopefully this can be what Resident Evil 5 and 6 should have been, a survival horror, the sense of fear that around the next corner something is going to get you( best moment I remember as a kid was RE2 walking through a office and seeing something crawling past the window(licker)and was like what the fuck), having to find the right key or a file with a hint to the puzzle or password!

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Comment #9 by packers4life12
Thursday, November 29, 2012 @ 02:30:42 PM
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I hope this is true! @1 probably just a COD fanboy

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Comment #10 by TraumaticChain6
Thursday, November 29, 2012 @ 02:35:33 PM
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Great! Hope it's gonna be true. Love horror games. IMO we need more of them

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Comment #11 by WREQUIEM
Thursday, November 29, 2012 @ 03:44:46 PM
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Guy posts stupid comment=COD fanboy

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Comment #12 by Hurricane Of 87
Thursday, November 29, 2012 @ 03:54:23 PM
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Del Toro's alright as a director (See the utter forgettability of the Hellboy films), but he also produces shitty movies (The Orphange) and his book (The Strain) was a big pile of cack too.

I'm not seeing anything to get hyped about, especially after the game goes from an established studio that've put out a quality game before (Saints Row 2) to some shitheels who may just be riding this IP purely because that can promote it as a work of Del Toro.

But let's wait and see shall we?

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Comment #13 by Slam Shot Sam
Thursday, November 29, 2012 @ 05:11:21 PM
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@12: I agree he's been involved in the production of some shitty films (The Orphanage not being a good example, though, Don't Be Afraid of the Dark is a better illustration) and I haven't read his books, but as a director he's a true auteur. The Hellboy films are good, but you haven't seen his work if you haven't seen his Spanish production - Pan's Labyrinth in particular.

Also worth noting that THQ didn't drop it due to any lack of quality, but because of their own financial difficulties. It's probably better off with another studio.

I'm not too hyped as all there is to judge from is the teaser, which reveals nothing. I am anticipating more, though. del Toro is a true master of horror and though he hasn't worked in video games he's a fan of the medium and could offer some much needed innovation in the horror genre.

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Comment #14 by menoknow 88
Thursday, November 29, 2012 @ 05:47:17 PM
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i hope that it is something like eternal darkness

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Comment #15 by Wing X Custom
Thursday, November 29, 2012 @ 07:11:22 PM
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Yay! And @ 14 that would be dope.

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Comment #16 by kaiyo penguin
Thursday, November 29, 2012 @ 08:35:46 PM
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damn that eye thing kind of creeps me out.... hate anything near my eyes. but i would still buy it. :)

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Comment #17 by flechetteXXX
Friday, November 30, 2012 @ 01:43:10 AM
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I really want this game to come out. Im not a HUGE Del Toro fan. While I think the "horror" aspect of his movies is a little overrated his movies are creative and visually striking. Translating that into a game would work very well and I think the horror aspect might actually work even more in a video game over a movie as its an interactive experience. InSANE is also a terrible and uncreative name for a videogame (or anything for that matter) but that doesnt take away from what this game has the potential to actually be. I recall when this game was announced Del Toro stating something along the lines of "an RPG on the scale of Mass Effect but for horror." If it works out and this game is half as good as Mass Effect I think it will be a great game to play.

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Comment #18 by InsaneKane87
Friday, November 30, 2012 @ 03:37:37 AM
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@1 Don't be so quick to judge.

OT: Looks like a game I would really enjoy. Not just because of my GT either.

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Comment #19 by francisrossi
Friday, November 30, 2012 @ 07:22:41 PM
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@12 - I thought the first book was good, but the second two were pretty weak. Nice premise that just wasn't realised very well.

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Comment #20 by PSYCHOxCHIBI
Sunday, December 02, 2012 @ 02:34:08 AM
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I love Pan's Labyrinth so Del Toro is ok in my books. Though I doubt i'd be scared by anything in this game i'd love to play something new and fresh that someone outside the industry had a hand in making.

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