Del Toro wants to ‘redefine videogame storytelling’

Movie man Guillermo del Toro and THQ’s collaboration, Insane, isn’t short on ambition. Following up Saturday’s teaser trailer for the game (above) is today’s formal announcement, which states the trilogy aims for nothing less than to deliver “an unprecedented cinematic experience while redefining storytelling in gaming.”

“With this new series of video games, I want to take players to a place they have never seen before, where every single action makes them question their own senses of morality and reality,” said del Toro, who’s said to serve as external creative director.

Insane may also get a movie tie-in or two, or three; the parties are said to “collaborate on potential transmedia projects” surrounding the games. Should that be the case, del Toro will hold the rights to any flick while THQ owns the IP rights to the games.

But this is all far, far into the future. The first game is slated for 2013.