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Tequila Works reaquired the rights to RiME

Kenzodielocke

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Tequila Works has chosen to reacquire the rights to its adventure game, RiME, and is working hard to realise its aspirations for it.

https://twitter.com/RiMEGame/status/710148808001376256

So it's not a Sony IP anymore, wonder what went wrong.

EDit: There were some rumors about the relationship between Sony and TW, which was not good.

Without further explanation , the announcement apparently involves separating the exclusive project environment PlayStation (Sony was the publisher until now ), implying an independent development and opening up the possibility to come out on other platforms outside PS4 .
http://www.gamereactor.es/noticias/286833/Tequila+Works+sigue+desarrollando+Rime+sin+Sony/
 

jett

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Well that's a clear sign of a clusterfuck. At this rate I'm not sure this game is ever coming out.
 

Xer0

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Considering we've barely seen any footage besides the reveal, sounds pretty safe to say this game is screwed.
 

iNvid02

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that does not sound great? i hope this turns out ok, i actually really enjoyed deadlight
 
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Wow. I'm really looking forward to Rime and always used it in my list of games that made me happy to have a PlayStation.

I wonder what happened.
 

neurosyphilis

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Must be a mess if Sony was willing to give up something like Rime. They're known for always backing those diverse/creative games, that probably won't sell.

Edit- I knew something was up, we didn't hear anything about it in a long time.
 

georly

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"Tequila Works hace hoy público que ha recuperado los derechos sobre la propiedad intelectual de su juego de aventuras en un mundo abierto, Rime. El estudio continua trabajando en el desarrollo con el objetivo de alcanzar sus aspiraciones para el juego."
"Today, Tequila works makes public that it has recovered the rights for the intellectual property of their adventure game in an open world, Rime. The studio continues to work on developing (the game) with the objective of raising its asiprations for the game"

Pardon my non-localized rough translation.
 

jaypah

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Sucks to hear that development may have been troubled, the game always looked interesting. Best of luck to the team 🍀
 
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Yup, sounds like Sony dropped it
Yikes, this must have been a huge mess. I was really looking forward to it at first, but after the stories about the footage all being trickery and so many months passing without any word on it, I'm not very optimistic any more. I wonder if they will self-publish it, or partner with another publisher.
 

Garrett Hawke

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Hmmm. Don't know that we can read all that much into this. Either party could've called it off for whatever reason.
 

GinoFelino

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It's alright.

With The Last Guardian coming out this year, Sony no longer needs the copycat product.
Edit: with all due respect! It looked alright for what it tried to do

On a similar note, how's Abzu doing? That one showed real promise.
 

Ryde3

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Was this common knowledge? I had no idea there was any problems with development/release or whatever this is classified as.
 

Kenzodielocke

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Without further explanation , the announcement apparently involves separating the exclusive project environment PlayStation (Sony was the publisher until now ), implying an independent development and opening up the possibility to come out on other platforms outside PS4 .
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