The Unfinished Swan was “Something Like Three or Four Hundred Percent Over Budget”

March 26, 2013Written by Jason Dunning

Just last week, Giant Sparrow announced that they have a new game in development, called Edith Finch. Shortly after, the name was changed to “Unannounced Giant Sparrow Project,” though if you hold your mouse over the image of this mirror on their blog, it still shows the word ‘finch.’

Looking at their previous project, The Unfinished Swan, Ian Dallas, Founding Member and Creative Director at Giant Sparrow, spoke at a GDC panel, where he said that “this game came in something like three or four hundred percent over budget and over schedule” when talking about why they signed an exclusivity deal with Sony.

Hopefully Edith Finch (or whatever it ends up being called) doesn’t cost nearly as much to make or take as long to develop.

Was The Unfinished Swan worth the wait? Let us know in the comments below.


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