Wallace & Gromit studio Aardman and publisher Bandai Namco are working together again. Following their partnership for 11-11: Memories Retold, the companies have now announced that they will create a new IP together.
This new project will cover ” more media, ” according to a press release from Aardman. The company said it will contact the “partners” in 2021 to discuss the project, although the press release did not mention any company as to who might work on the project.
What they said is that Aardman’s ” talent for creating characters and worlds ” will be used in the development of the project, while Bandai Namco will contribute his ” experience in publishing and development “. The partnership covers ” tailor-made stories for current and future platforms “.
” Interactive entertainment is a huge area for growth and with new emerging technology blurring the lines of vision and play, we look forward to developing strategic partnerships with partners like Bandai Namco who share our vision, ” said Sean Clarke, CEO of Aardman.
Bandai Namco’s Herve Hoerdt said in his statement that the new partnership with Aardman is a ” dream come true ” and ” opens up a world of possibilities “.
The financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. Further information on the partnership will be announced:” at a later date “.
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