News: The KOTOR II and Neverwinter Nights 2 developers sign on for a game that's not a sequel.
Sega has announced they have reached an agreement with Obsidian Entertainment to create an original RPG for next-gen systems. The currently untitled game will be coming to the PC, PS3 and Xbox 360 at an unspecified future date.
"We are excited to be working with a great publisher like SEGA as they are willing and excited to launch new and visionary IP on next generation consoles," said Feargus Urquhart, CEO of Obsidian Entertainment, Inc. "At Obsidian, our focus is to make exceptional games and we see SEGA as a true partner in achieving that goal for our next epic RPG."
"The development team at Obsidian has 'proven track record' stamped all over it," said Simon Jeffery, President and COO, SEGA of America, Inc. "When SEGA decided to create a fresh and captivating RPG franchise for new generations of hardware, we immediately knew who we wanted to work with."
Obsidian is previously known for their work on Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic II and they are currently working on Neverwinter Nights 2 for Atari.