The unbiased workforce relies in Quebec Metropolis.
Dragon Age creator Mike Laidlaw, who left Ubisoft Quebec earlier this yr after a quick stint on the studio, has been onerous at work on another issues these previous couple of months alongside Ubisoft veterans Frederic St-Laurent B., Jeff Skalski, and Thomas Giroux, which have now been revealed. The 4 of them have established a brand new unbiased growth studio, Yellow Brick Video games, based mostly in Quebec Metropolis.
The developer’s official website places an emphasis on growing “modern gameplay and unique IPs”, whereas additionally placing loads of concentrate on wanting to keep up a wholesome work/life balance- which, given all of the experiences we hear about extreme crunch within the trade, is a breath of recent air. “We imagine fulfilled workforce members ship one of the best content material.,” the web site reads.
The studio desires to create video games with “stunning worlds that problem the thoughts and encourage the creativeness”, and likewise desires these worlds to be emergent and “simulated with wealthy programs that create memorable interactions”. The third of their core pillars says that their video games ought to be as enjoyable to look at as they need to be to play.
There’s no phrase but on after we can count on to listen to about Yellow Brick Video games’ first undertaking (it’ll doubtless be some time, since they’re simply setting issues up proper now), but it surely’s most likely going to be value keeping track of. Keep tuned for extra updates.