During The Game Awards 2023, Lightspeed LA, a division under LightSpeed Studio, announced its debut game, Last Sentinel, a AAA open-world experience set in a futuristic Tokyo.
The studio is led by Steve C. Martin, who has worked on Grand Theft Auto V, Red Dead Redemption 1 and 2, Need for Speed: Underground 1+2, and Bully. Other members of the team have worked on The Last of Us, Jedi: Fallen Order, Uncharted, Grand Theft Auto, and God of War.
Steve C. Martin, general manager at Lightspeed LA, stated the following about this announcement:
“Last Sentinel is our massively ambitious debut title and showcases the Lightspeed LA vision to prioritize the player’s experience and immersion above all else. Lightspeed LA is laser focused on a developer-led approach that fosters creativity and delivers original, interactive narrative art while leveraging our ample resources, extensive experience, and state-of-the-art facilities to build the richest and most rewarding experiences for our players.”
Jerry Chen, President of LightSpeed Studios, stated the following about this announcement:
“LightSpeed Studios is proud to support Lightspeed LA, the AAA game development studio operating independently in our globally coordinated model, in crafting Last Sentinel, our exciting new AAA open-world game. The deeply developed experience brought by Last Sentinel reflects our commitment to pushing the boundaries of innovation in the gaming industry that will captivate gaming enthusiasts worldwide.”
You can view the official announcement trailer for Last Sentinel below:
We’ll keep you all updated on the development and eventual release of Last Sentinel. No platforms or release date have been confirmed.
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