Vin Diesel "working on" bringing Escape from Butcher Bay to the PlayStation 2 by holiday '04.
In an audio interview posted over a month ago on movie site ComingSoon.net, actor-turned game impresario Vin Diesel states that the PlayStation 2 version of Chronicles of Riddick: Escape from Butcher Bay is in the works and being primed for a release this holiday season.
In the interview, Diesel says he is "trying to get the PS2 game [to retailers] by Christmas; to release with the DVD."
In the interview, Diesel's tone suggests frustration at the game not being released sooner for the PS2: When asked by the interviewer why the game has been an Xbox exclusive, he says "That's a question I have."
Given Diesel's resolve to address the game's current production, gamers can consider the question of when the game is due to the PlayStation 2 platform moot. Expect to see the game--if all goes according to Diesel--toward the end of the year.
Last week, news of an upcoming PC version of the title filtered into the public domain via entertainment bible Variety.
VU Game had not replied with a comment by press time.