Whore of the Orient in doubt as devs laid off - report

Leigh Harris
Whore of the Orient in doubt as devs laid off - report

The team formerly responsible for LA Noire who were now over at KMM are reportedly out of the job.

KMM was working on a detective thriller set in 1936 entitled 'Whore of the Orient', which was likely to use Depth Analysis again for some incredible and high quality acted visuals.

The unconfirmed rumours which have come to MCV via multiple sources state that the development team is no longer working on the game, but the company itself has yet to formally shut down.

The game never officially landed a publisher, and was only alluded to via an ephemeral web site which gave a few sparse details on the game.

It cannot be 100 per cent confirmed that the studio is closed for good while the company is still running (and presumably therefore, still seeking funding), but at least for the moment it looks like no development is continuing on the ambitious project.

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Tags: developers , KMM , Whore of the Orient

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