Forza Horizon directors team up to form new development studio AAA Maverick Video games

The previous heads of Playground Video video games have shaped a brand new recreation improvement studio, hipster video gamesand are creating a brand new premium open-world recreation for consoles and PC.

Maverick’s founding crew is led by Mike Brown, former inventive director of Playground Video video games. Brown will retain the place on the new firm and the title of head of studio.

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Becoming a member of Playground Video video games’ Brown are Govt Producer Tom Butcher, CTO Matt Craven, Content material Director Gareth Harwood and Audio Director Fraser Strachan.

Former Sumo Digital Lemington studio co-head Harinder Sangha joins as COO, Sharkmob London and Playground Video video games artwork director Ben Penrose and former EA chief expertise officer Elly Marshall joins as director of UX/UI.

“Our objective is for Maverick Video Video games to be a studio that individuals love,” stated Mike Brown. “For avid gamers, we’re already engaged on an thrilling, high-quality title, and for builders, we’re constructing a house the place everybody is inspired to take dangers, be curious, be inventive, be progressive, be themselves, and most of all, be a Maverick”.

Maverick has secured important seed funding and is actively engaged on his new recreation at his studio in Leamington Spa.

The crew at present numbers ten folks and is actively recruiting for roles from graduate to chief in all disciplines.