Slant Six Games, the studio behind the SOCOM: U.S. Navy Seals games and Resident Evil: Operation Raccoon City, was working on a Medal of Honor title for the PlayStation Vita, according to the online portfolio of concept artist Alex Carigi.
Carigi worked at Vancouver-based Slant Six between 2006 and 2009, according to his LinkedIn profile. His online portfolio includes a piece of concept art featuring soldier designs and bearing logos for both Slant Six and Sony's PS Vita in the bottom right corner.
In January, EA announced it would take the Medal of Honor franchise "out of rotation" for its annual games lineup, citing low scores and poor public reception of its latest installment, Medal of Honor Warfighter.
"We struggled with two challenges: the slowdown that impacted the entire sector and poor critical and commercial reception for Medal of Honor Warfighter," EA's Peter Moore said during an earnings call. "Medal of Honor was an obvious miss. The game was solid, but the focus on combat authenticity did not resonate with consumers.
"This one is behind us now. We are taking Medal of Honor out of the rotation, and have a plan to bring year-over-year continuity to our shooter offerings," he added.
Polygon has reached out to Slant Six and publisher Electronic Arts for more details, and will share information as we have it.