Motorstorm Game Director Matt Southern has joined Firesprite Games as a Game Director on an unknown title. However, as Southern has left Lucid Games, rumors are that he has joined Firesprite as Game Director on the Twisted Metal reboot that was transferred between the 2 studios on the finish of final yr.
Why Southern is engaged on the Twisted Metal reboot
Southern had been working at Lucid Games since 2019 as a Game Director on their free-to-play vehicular fight title Destruction AllStars. The studio had additionally been reported to have been engaged on an “unannounced first-party flagship AAA IP for the PlayStation 5” that many had claimed was the Twisted Metal reboot, however this was instantly and unexpectedly transferred to Firesprite on the finish of final yr. Southern has seemingly adopted the reboot to its new developer, though as ResetEra member Toumari noticed, he has solely confirmed on his LinkedIn profile that he’s a Game Director on an unspecified challenge. Sony has but to formally announce a brand new title within the Twisted Metal franchise.
His earlier work additionally contains 4 of the 5 Motorstorm video games, beginning on Motorstorm as Product Manager and ending as a Studio Game Director on Motorstorm R.C. He stayed at Sony Computer Entertainment to work on Evolution Studios’ final title, DriveClub, earlier than the studio was closed by Sony. While there have been stints at Ripstone and Mint Games creating titles in different genres, he returned to vehicular fight titles when he joined Lucid Games.
In different information, the continued scarcity of parts to make PS5 consoles has reportedly resulted in Sony continuing production of their PS4 consoles. Elsewhere, the most recent Call of Duty: Vanguard replace has launched an Attack on Titan crossover with a brand new costume, weapons and ending transfer.