While we all eagerly await the next bit of information in regards to Tony Jaa, there has been an story going around in regards to a video game with Tony Jaa.
While having an interview with playstationlifestyle, Kan Supabanpot spoke about a new game revolving around Ong-Bak. He didn’t reveal very many details, so it is unknown if the movie will be a period film or take place in a modern day setting. Studio HIVE will be working with Sahamongkol Film International films to bring the project to life, and it has been confirmed that Jaa is on board as well.
Panna Rittikrai will also be working on the project, and it will be released sometime in 2012 to coincide with a ‘yet to be announced’ project. It will be released worldwide, but it is hard to say what consoles it will be on when the game comes out.
The studio has stated that it is attempting to “achieve a much deeper story involvement for all Ong-Bak fans.” The team of 20 promise to “make sure that the videogame will be an inspiring martial arts action experience for gamers.” It should also be noted that this is the team’s first attempt at developing a game, as they typically provide artwork for games.
Okay, I know you guys are probably excited, but let me turn it down a notch to keep you from getting scarred. While this game may be coming out next year, I can’t imagine another film with Tony Jaa in it coming out at the same time. I’d understand if it was a game for Tom Yum Goong 2 because that seems to be a more realistic window.
However, a game came out for the original Tom Yum Goong, and it looked something like this:
In other words, don’t get your hopes up quite yet. That being said, it would be cool if it was a well-done action game featuring Jaa. It will be released on multiple platforms, though they have not said which ones they will be.