LOS ANGELES–(COMMERCIAL THREAD) – Deviation Games today announced a landmark agreement for the independent game development studio to develop a groundbreaking AAA Original IP with Sony Interactive Entertainment. Veteran game developers and longtime friends Dave Anthony and Jason Blundell have teamed up again and will co-lead the studio. Building on their success in creating record breaking games that have generated billions in revenue, they assembled a team of over 100 “Deviators” to develop this cutting edge game title.
“Being free to be creative and having the freedom to build something entirely new is a dream come true, ”said Dave Anthony, CEO of Deviation. “It is an honor to work with Sony and its entire team. Their experience in producing high-quality, award-winning games is unparalleled, and we couldn’t be more thrilled to take the opportunity to expand the PlayStation portfolio.
“We are a team of passionate, creative and experienced developers to face the unknown! Says Jason Blundell, Creative Director. “Our team love to play and create games, so creating a home for developers to create the best work of their careers is not just our goal… but our calling.
“In our industry, in the art of creating the best new games, there is absolutely no substitute for the marriage of pure talent, decades of experience and a proven track record that the Deviation team brings to the table. Said Hermen Hulst, director of PlayStation Studios. “We are honored to partner up and invest in bold creatives, fully recognizing the challenges of building teams from scratch and developing successful new IPs. We are very excited about the creative vision that Deviation is passionately executing on its first original project, ”said Hulst.
About deviation games:
Deviation Games is an AAA video game development studio based in Los Angeles, California. Studio co-directors Dave Anthony and Jason Blundell have created a culture that puts ego aside and creativity first, while promoting an inclusive environment where the best idea always wins.