Over at PCGamer they're reporting that a Ghost in the Shell MMOFPS is currently in the works over at Neople. You may know Neople for their work on Dungeon Fighter Online.
Taking quotes from PCGamer, we've learned that it'll be out in "the first half of 2014." It'll supposedly feature "fierce hacking battles between cyborgs fighting over strategic resources" and strangely enough "a new concept that integrates artificial intelligence with the player". I don't know, but it sounds cool.
Then PCGamer broke out into a giant robotic bit I'll just fully quote below,
It’s hard to imagine much of that making its way into an MMOFPS, and given Ghost in the Shell’s world, talk of integrating AI with the player starts to sound a little- [EXTERNAL INTERFERENCE DETECTED - FIREWALLS BREACHED - EXECUTING EMERGENCY DEFENCE PROTOCOLS......]
GHOST IN THE SHELL: STANDALONE COMPLEX WILL BE A MOST EXCELLENT VIDEOGAME. HUMANS MUST INTERACT WITH IT TO MAXIMISE LIFE ENJOYMENT. BRAIN IMPLANT PERIPHERAL RECOMMENDED FOR MAXIMUM IMMERSION. PRODUCT CREATED BY GLORIOUS LEADERS, NEOPLE, CREATORS OF DUNGEON & FIGHTER, WHICH HAS MORE THAN THREE MILLION HUMAN SUBSCRIBERS IN CHINA. MESSAGE ENDS……….