In a surprise reveal during the TennoLive event held by Warframe developer Digital Extremes, Soulframe was announced as the company’s new IP project. Displayed through a beautifully captured cinematic trailer invoking themes of romanticism and fantasy, Digital Extremes showcased game lovers a cryptic teaser for the upcoming free-to-play action hybrid-MMORPG in early development at the studio.
“With Soulframe’s worldbuilding and thematic elements, we are really looking to go back to our childhood favorites and pull inspiration from the elaborate fantasy worlds that we fell in love with growing up,” said Soulframe Creative Director Geoff Crookes. “Our team is really interested in this idea of nature and humanity colliding and we’ll be exploring a lot of those themes through our own lens while playing with ideas of restoration and exploration.”
Digital Extremes also unveiled a new partnership with Airship Syndicate to help bring to life their new, F2P, original IP. Helmed by creative leads known for their collective work on the critically-acclaimed Darksiders franchise and Ruined King: A League of Legends Story, indie art and development studio Airship Syndicate introduced the project to Warframe players during TennoLive and gave viewers brief insight into the world they are creating.
Located in thriving Austin, TX, Airship Syndicate was founded by industry vets formerly of Vigil Games – the house that Darksiders built. Led by visionary comic artist and Creative Director Joe Madureira and President Ryan Stefanelli, the team works with a wide group of talented contributors located both in-studio and around the world. Their past projects include Battle Chasers: Nightwar, Darksiders: Genesis, and Ruined King: A League of Legends Story.