Spec Ops: Creative director Cory Davis and Nine Inch Nails guitarist Robin Finck have founded a new video game studio called Eyes Out. Additionally, they provided details about their first and original project.
The Los Angeles-based studio aims to focus on business.”Dark and atmospheric games with an emphasis on storytelling. Eyes Out already has its first project: An immersive single-player cosmic horror game with a focus on sound and its use. More news about the title is expected in the coming months.
Davis previously worked on other projects such as the Condemned and FEAR franchises and games like Here They Lie, while Finck put music on games like Observation and NOCT.
“When I was finishing work on Here They Lie, Robin came into our studio and I felt a very strong connection to his open and creative vision of being, and to the power of music.Davis says.We immediately started working on some of the prototypes I had in development at the time, and together we jumped right into something unexpected. Robin’s vibrant and limitless approach to the creative process leads our work far beyond my previous experience. It’s an exhilarating journey to delve into the dark together“.
Fink added that the studio’s first project explores “The subject of human consciousness in relation to the visible and invisible properties of vibration and sound“.
“We push the boundaries of the horror genre to create a thoughtful, long-lasting and terrifying gaming experience“.