Visionary filmmaker Guillermo del Toro, whose cinematic opuses include Pan's Labyrinth
and the Hellboy
films, recently told MTV Multiplayer
that the "next few weeks" would bring about the announcement of his first foray into game development. Del Toro, who has long been an outspoken fan
of gaming, explained he's partnering with a "big company" and is planning to "do games that are going to be technically and narratively very interesting."
Given del Toro's unique cinematic and storytelling style, we'd love to see what he could do behind the helm of an interactive project. We're thinking it's either going to be a twisted, fairy tale-esque story with haunting visuals and thought-provoking mature themes, or a game about throwing sports equipment
at towers of Jenga blocks.