Remember BloodRayne? Terminal Reality’s early-2000s third-person shooter series was lying dormant ever since 2011 spin-off side-scroller BloodRayne: Betrayal flopped. But a company has bought the rights to the series and announced plans to bring BloodRayne back.
Ziggurat Interactive is a new retro game publisher that has bought the rights to multiple game licenses from Majesco Entertainment, including Advent Rising, Raze’s Hell, Flip’s Twisted World, and BloodRayne.
Ziggurat said it’s now working with Terminal Reality to update the PC versions of the BloodRayne games “to improve compatibility and provide various enhancements”. Meanwhile, it’s “developing plans to further explore and expand BloodRayne’s already rich universe”.
“BloodRayne is a beloved franchise with a huge fan base and we’re extremely appreciative of the opportunity to be stewards for this fantastic series,” said Ziggurat boss Wade Rosen.
“Players the world over fondly remember titles like BloodRayne and Advent Rising and having the opportunity to not only bring these games to a new audience but to expand their universes is something we take seriously.”
“We are really excited to have this opportunity to revisit one of our favourite game series and make it available to a new audience,” added Terminal Reality boss Mark Randel.
BloodRayne starred Rayne, a half-vampire who battled against the Nazis. We weren’t hugely fond of the games, giving 2002’s BloodRayne 6/10, and 2004’s BloodRayne 2 5/10. But that didn’t stop Uwe Boll from inflicting the terrible BloodRayne movie upon the world in 2005.