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A New 2K Games Studio Opens, Helmed By Call Of Duty & Dead Space Director

Take-Two Interactive recently announced the opening of a new 2K Games studio. In charge of this new Silicon Valley-based studio will be Michael Condrey, former co-founder of Sledgehammer Games and director of Visceral Games.

Condrey’s stint at Sledgehammer included some of the recent Call of Duty titles (Advanced WarfareWWII), whereas his time at Visceral produced the revered Dead Space trilogy.

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Former Sledgehammer Games co-founder and Visceral games director Michael Condrey.

“Great games come from the passion of a team driven by the pursuit of quality and the empowerment of an independent studio model,” said Condrey on the unveiling of the new 2K studio. “2K’s studios have creative and technical autonomy, backed by a world-class infrastructure of support, and that offers the perfect recipe to build a new studio and craft experiences that will lead the next generation of gaming for fans everywhere.”

President of 2K David Ismailer added, “Michael’s unparalleled creative, production and leadership accolades are well-documented and deserved. We are greatly inspired not only by his passion but the potential for his new studio to complement our existing portfolio and development expertise.”

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While details of the new project that this new studio will be undertaking are yet to be announced, Take-Two has claimed that it will give “creative freedom to develop the studio’s vision and long-term projects”.


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