It looks like Two Worlds 3 is coming in 2012. The news of another installment of the Two Worlds franchise and its target release date come from a couple of PR missteps. It all started with some outlets giving Two Worlds 2 less than stellar review scores.
Word then spread that TopWare, the game’s developer, was blacklisting outlets that gave Two Worlds 2 scores less than 7/10. As word of the story spread outlets looked to TopWare for an explanation.
BeefJack was one such outlet and when they reached out, TopWare replied. Instead of just denying the allegations or issuing a no comment, however, a TopWare representative denied the allegations and included additional information, stating:
“We feel, as a company that we have made great strides with our game and look forward to our next installment.”
But that is not the end of the story. When Destructoid ran a piece about TopWare allegedly blacklisting outlets, TopWare’s Managing Director, James Seaman, posted in the comments to the story again denying the allegations about his company allegedly blacklisting outlets. Like the prior TopWare denial however, he did stop there but provided additional information, stating:
“We are trying to do a better job every time and have brought in a brand new 3D modeling, animation and CG team for the next Two Worlds game coming out in 2012.”
Two times TopWare denied blacklisting outlets and two times it made mention of another installment in the Two Worlds franchise. Mention an unannounced game once, shame on you. Mention an unannounced game twice and give it a release year, probably a good chance the game is coming.
What are your thoughts? Are you of the camp that liked Two Worlds 2 and want a sequel? What changes, if any, would need to be incorporated into Two Worlds 3 to get you excited about the game? Let us know your thoughts in the comments below.