After ArenaNet and Undead Labs, Jeff Strain founds the Possibility Space studio

While waiting to find out who will be the first to buy this studio in the more or less near future, know that Possibility Space has moved to New Orleans, which changes a bit from the usual strongholds of American video games like California. , Seattle and Texas. That said, the principle of the studio is to be accessible to professionals from all over the world and therefore fully embraces its era in teleworking, as confirmed by the positions to be filled on the official site.

A Blizzard alumnus who has been in the industry for almost 30 years, Jeff Strain has surrounded himself with other veterans to fill key positions, including Jane Ng (Campo Santo, Valve), Liz England (Ubisoft, Insomniac), Richard Foge (Undead Labs, ProbablyMonsters), Leah Rivera (Undead Labs, ArenaNet), Charles Randall (Ubisoft, BioWare), Erica Tam (Electronic Arts, Oculus) or Austin Walker, the former editor of Waypoint who takes the role of director here license. Note that 7 of the 14 founders of the studio are women.

Born from a need to bounce back and escape the isolation caused by sanitary conditions, Possibility Space presents itself as a modern and ethical studio, driven by a desire to establish a culture as healthy and welcoming as possible. With good intentions not enough to fill the fridge, the studio received financial support from Unity, the State of Louisiana and the Transcend investment fund. No details have yet been revealed on the nature of the studio’s first game, but their will is to produce “happy titles” and “human experiences“.

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