Related Videos New NieR Automata Gameplay Video Showcases Boss Fight, Game’s Costume Confirmed For Gravity Rush 2 New Horizon Zero Dawn Trailer Details How The Game’s World Was Built

Cancelled Tron Game From Fracture Developer Revealed

By   /   Nov 24, 2016

Remember a few years ago when Day 1 Studios, the developer of Fracture, was creating a Tron game that would tie-in with the movie Tron: Legacy? Well, that Tron game went nowhere as Disney ultimately ended up canceling the project.

However, Unseen64, an independent online archive focused on preserving old games, has recently discovered some early build footage of the Tron game that was being developed by Day 1.

The game project was tentatively titled TR2N: Liberation, partly because of all the secrecy Disney had surrounding the movie Tron: Legacy.

Since the movie studio had refused to even show concept art to the developers who were supposed to build a game that would tie-in to the movie, Day 1 had been pretty much flying blind and based their design on the original Tron movie.

Day 1’s Tron game was to be a linear adventure although the level design was in such a way that it felt open ended and players weren’t restricted in any form. They could easily swap between on-foot movement or a light cycle with the press of a button.

The game’s combat was also supposed to be slower paced and methodical as compared to the hack and slash style of Tron: Evolution. The fight sequences were mostly 1 on 1, arena styled combat which involved precise timings to dodge and deflect enemy attacks.

The canceled Tron game was also supposed to feature a PvP game mode although it was to only be restricted to light cycle racing and the combat in the race was limited to creating light walls to cause an opponent to crash. A jump function was also included that would allow players to jump over those light walls.

Reportedly Disney liked Day 1’s pitch for TR2N: Liberation, but ultimately Turok developer Propaganda Games underbid them, claiming it could make its Tron game cheaper and faster, meeting the film’s holiday 2010 deadline.

Featured Videos

Hot Right Now


The AMD Ryzen CPU Hits The Right Marks, Just Needs Right Price

The AMD Ryzen CPU was demoed recently and what a demo it was. AMD showed that the upcoming AMD...

by   /   Dec 15, 2016
Death Stranding leak

New Death Stranding Leak Revealed The Name Of Norman Reedus’ Character

Hideo Kojima rocked the internet with the reveal of Death Stranding trailer at The Game Awards...

by   /   Dec 15, 2016
Video Game Remasters

Untold Stories of Video Game Remasters – the Good, Bad, and Ugly

In today’s video, we discuss something subjective – are video game remasters good or bad? And...

by   /   Sep 9, 2016
Video Game Villains

Top 10 Invincible Video Game Villains Who Just Won’t Die, No Matter What

We all are accustomed with video game villains and the story usually concludes with the fall of...

by   /   Aug 18, 2016
Panasonic 3DO

Top-10 Retro Consoles You Never Knew Existed

Video gaming has come a long way! While we are well-acquainted with the likes of Xbox Scorpio and...

by   /   Aug 17, 2016
Load More