Striking Distance Studios & Krafton unveil The Callisto Protocol
Striking Distance Studios and KRAFTON, Inc. have unveiled The Callisto Protocol (www.CallistoTheGame.com) at The Game Awards with a new cinematic trailer (see below). Created by the team behind the blockbuster survival horror franchise Dead Space, The Callisto Protocol is an all-new take on the genre and will ship for PC and consoles in 2022.
Set on Jupiter’s moon Callisto in the year 2320, The Callisto Protocol is a next-generation take on survival horror. The game challenges players to escape the maximum security Black Iron Prison and uncover its terrifying secrets. A blend of horror, action, and immersive storytelling, the game aims to set a new bar for horror in interactive entertainment.
“The Callisto Protocol is the culmination of decades of experience building AAA games,” said Glen Schofield, founder and CEO of Striking Distance Studios. “We’ve built a world class studio of passionate developers that is ready to once again tackle one of our all-time favorite genres—survival horror. We’re setting out to make one of the most terrifying games of all time, and we can’t wait to share more about The Callisto Protocol next year.”
The team at Striking Distance Studios will also unveil an uncensored red band version of the cinematic trailer for The Callisto Protocol on the game’s Discord at 10am PT on Thursday, December 17. Fans can also follow the game on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram.
The Callisto Protocol is the first game from Striking Distance Studios, a 150-person team of industry veterans based in San Ramon, California. The game is being published globally by KRAFTON, Inc..
About Striking Distance Studios
Based in San Ramon, CA, in the San Francisco Bay Area, Striking Distance Studios is a AAA development studio committed to crafting thought-provoking immersive experiences, driven by a passion for quality and excellence. Striking Distance is helmed by Glen Schofield, the creator of Dead Space and founder of Sledgehammer Games. For more information about Striking Distance Studios, please visit www.StrikingDistanceStudios.com or follow the company on Twitter @SD_Studios.
About KRAFTON, Inc.
KRAFTON, Inc. is a collective of independent game development teams responsible for various entertainment properties, including PLAYERUNKNOWN’S BATTLEGROUNDS, ELYON, and TERA. The name, which is derived from the word craftsmanship, is an acknowledgement of the company’s never-ending pursuit of innovation and creating engaging experiences. KRAFTON currently consists of PUBG Studio, Striking Distance Studios, Bluehole Studio, and RisingWings. For more information about KRAFTON, please visit https://www.krafton.com.