Shadow Realms Creative Director Talks Inspiration, Gameplay and Console Ports for BioWare’s New RPG

To the surprise of almost no one, considering the weeks of teasing, BioWare and Electronic Arts announced Shadow Realms at Gamescom, a 4 vs 1 online RPG set in a supernatural setting by Star Wars: The Old Republic’s studio BioWare Austin.

On the show floor we caught up with Creative Director James Ohlen, and asked him a few questions about the game, the inspiration behind it, its episodic nature, and the possibility of console ports down the line.

I also couldn’t resist the temptation to derail the discussion a bit on Star Wars: The Old Republic, especially considering that Ohlen covers the role of Creative Director there as well. Luckily, he didn’t seem to mind too much.

You can check out the full interview in the video below.

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  • Rower

    Who’s the interviewer?

    • Sexy Mcgee

      Luca Turilli

    • Giuseppe Nelva


      • GotNews4Ya

        Thanks for taking your time to interview this guy!

  • EdwardJamesKenwayACIV

    The Game Title Shadow Realm was taken from Yu-Gi-Oh where there is an eternal darkness called the Shadow Realm.

  • Lookin good, BioWare! Not that such a thing is a shock, though…

    • kristythomas014

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