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2K Studio Reportedly Developing New BioShock

From IGN - April 13, 2018
By Austin Wood

A studio within 2K is allegedly working on a new BioShock game, according to a new report.

Kotaku's Jason Schreier's report largely focuses on the making of Mafia 3 and the impact it had on developer Hangar 13, but in his reporting, Schreier discovered an unannounced project in the works at a neighboring, secret studio. Codenamed Parkside, this project is said to be the next BioShock, according to the report, and it sounds like it's not only top-secret but also quite early in development.

"If anyone from Hangar 13 tried to strike up a conversation with [those at this studio], they'd say, 'Oh, we ca not really talk about it," one source told Kotaku. "It was all very tight-lipped."

Another source said the studio is keeping the Parkside team small for now in order to avoid the the overstaffing that sometimes encumbers larger studios. Kotaku reports that many Hangar 13 employees tried to climb aboard Parkside in the wake of the studio's decline, but most were unable to find a slot.

"The issue is that Parkside's not ready for lots of people," one source said. "Theyre trying to be really smart about figuring out what the core thing is."

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