Insomniac Goes Social With Outernauts

Electronic Arts today announced that Insomniac Games (the creators of Spyro the Dragon, Ratchet and Clank, and Resistance), will be making their next intellectual property in the social space.  Outernauts, is an adventure role-playing game where you take on the role as an elite member of United Earth’s elite Outernaut force.  Tasked with hunting down and training alien beasts as you “uncover the riddle behind mysterious ‘ancients’ while battling pirates and evil corporations seeking to control the galaxy.”

“We see a huge opportunity to reach an entirely different audience of gamers through Facebook,” said Ted Price, President and Founder of Insomniac Games. “As we have demonstrated for nearly twenty years in the console games space, we’re confident we can help evolve the definition of a game experience on Facebook. With Outernauts, we are delivering a deep story with real RPG strategy, coupled with Insomniac’s signature sense of humor.”

The game is currently in closed beta and expected to launch some time this summer.  For more details, checkout their Facebook page, or keep tabs on as more news happens!


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