Looking Glass Studios, Inc.
Looking Glass Studios, Inc. was a development studio based in Cambridge, MA (USA). It was formed in 1992 through the merger of Blue Sky Productions
and Lerner Research
. The most prominent developer at the studio was Warren Spector
. Some of the most important franchises the team worked on are Flight Unlimited
, the Thief
series, and the System Shock
The company was shut down three months after releasing Thief II: The Metal Age
and about 60 employees were let go when their publisher Eidos
was hit with a financial crisis.
Employees trickled down to studios such as Ion Storm Inc.
and Irrational Games
where their influences are still visible in the Deus Ex
franchise, and BioShock
, the spiritual successor to System Shock 2
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