Guillermo del Toro’s inSANE, announced this weekend at the Video Game Awards in Los Angeles, is the first in a trilogy, THQ’s announced today. In development at Volition, inSANE promises to deliver “an unprecedented cinematic experience while redefining storytelling in gaming.”
Del Toro’s position in inSANE‘s development is external creative director. He and THQ will also collbatore on “potential transmedia projects” surrounding the trilogy.
“With this new series of video games, I want to take players to a place they have never seen before, where every single action makes them question their own senses of morality and reality,” said del Toro. “THQ and Volition, Inc. are equally excited to make this vision of a completely new game universe into a reality.”
As far as ownership goes, THQ owns the rights to the inSANE games, while del Toro holds to rights to any filmed entertainment products surrounding the games.
inSANE is out for PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, and PC in 2013.