American McGee’s Alice 3 Exists, But Only As A Preview
The most beloved Gothic game series I’ve ever known is back, in a way, because American McGee has released a full pitch package for Alice: Asylum. Alice’s first two games are cult classics, aesthetically-driven action platformer games that riff on the stories of Alice in Wonderland in a very dark, very late ’90s way.
Either way, McGee finished her script, pitch, concept, whatever you want to call it, and released it to the world. You can read all about American McGee’s Patreon.
“The story it contains is still a work in progress,” McGee said in the post. Part of his process here is to ask for feedback from fans of the show. “The polishing phase for these things will come next as part of the crowd design process,” McGee said, “and keep in mind that this content is not an exhaustive collection of everything we imagine to be in. the game – but the minimum amount required to pass the main story. “
American McGee has been working on the screenplay and concept since at least 2017, though it’s always been clear that he has no power over the future of the series – it’s owned by Electronic Arts. He reiterated that he was working on the idea again in 2019. McGee is a longtime game developer, having started at id Software on Doom in the mid-1990s.
American McGee’s Alice was released in 2000, and Alice: Madness Returns was released in 2011, so if EA is to release the game, we’ll be on our way to one serial release per decade. If you’re curious about the series, you can read the full February 2001 Alice review of American McGee right here on the site. He got an 88.