Former Google Stadia government and Murderer’s Creed Government Producer Jade Raymond has introduced her subsequent enterprise: Haven Studios, an indie sport developer primarily based out of Montreal.
“I’ve been making video games for a very long time — over 25 years now!” Raymond exclaimed in a brand new PlayStation weblog put up. “I’ve had the chance to steer the creation of two extremely profitable authentic IPs and construct a number of groups and studios from the bottom up. A few of these adventures have been extra profitable than I may have ever imagined, and others much less so.”
“Attending to deliver collectively specialists throughout so many alternative inventive fields – from music composers, to idea artists, to programmers (sure! programmers are inventive too!) into a wonderfully synched orchestra that delivers new worlds for gamers to discover. For me, there may be nothing extra fulfilling or rewarding I can think about doing.” – Jade Raymond, CEO and Founding father of Haven Leisure Studios
Jade Raymond had monumental success engaged on the Murderer’s Creed franchise, serving as Producer for the unique Murderer’s Creed sport earlier than transferring as much as Government Producer of the sequel and just a few different video games at Ubisoft, in addition to main creation of latest IP, and being managing director of Ubisoft Toronto throughout her time at Ubisoft. Following her work at Ubisoft, she grew to become the top of Motive Studios — a developer that finally created Star Wars Battlefront 2 and Star Wars: Squadrons (though she was gone properly earlier than the latter was launched)
She later landed a serious function at Google serving as a Vice President answerable for its “Stadia” undertaking. Regardless of her greatest efforts, Google introduced the closure of its inside sport builders early final month. Stadia had spent tens of hundreds of thousands to get big-name video games on the platform, nevertheless it nonetheless in the end didn’t hit its gross sales targets and Raymond finally left the corporate altogether.
Raymond has now introduced the formation of Haven Studios as her subsequent new enterprise. This new Montreal-based indie developer is backed by Sony, and it actually seems like she’s excited to get again to work.
“As I took inventory of my profession over the previous couple of years and began to consider what to do subsequent, I got here to a quite simple conclusion: I have to get again to what I really like doing most, and achieve this in a manner that offers our workforce the liberty to discover, encourage, and create,” Raymond added.
What’s Jade Raymond Making the First Recreation at Haven Studios?
One would possibly marvel what Haven Studios’ first sport can be. Work has already began, however Jade Raymond is enjoying her playing cards fairly near the chest for now.
“Collectively, we wish to create video games which are a haven for gamers, and we wish to construct a studio that could be a haven for builders,” Raymond concluded. “So, whereas we don’t have many particulars to announce in the present day, I need the PlayStation neighborhood to know that Haven Studios is already onerous at work on an unannounced IP. We will’t wait to point out you extra!”
You may sustain with this new indie developer at havenstudios.com. Hopefully, we’ll get a glimpse at Jade Raymond’s new undertaking sooner quite than later.
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