Harold Ryan, who has in the past played the role of President and CEO of Bungie, has launched ProbablyMonsters, a new company active in the development sector videogame.
In the course of an interview with The Hollywood Reporter, Ryan has officially unveiled the Company, of which he is the founder and current CEO. Active in “stealth mode” since 2016, ProbablyMonsters today has a full-time staff of seventy people and sees operating two different development teams. Respectively named Cauldron Studios and Firewalk Studios, the latter are both located in the Seattle area and are currently engaged in the production of games AAA. The new production, whose identity has not yet been revealed, they seem to have already attracted the attention: Harold Ryan refers to the fact that the team have signed “agreements AAA with major publisher”.
The guide of the two teams are characters already known within the gaming industry:
- Tony Hsu, active in the past at Activision as general manager of the Business unit of Destiny, is responsible for the Firewalk Studios;
- Dave Matthews, who has in the past worked on IP like God of War and Myst, is responsible for the Cauldron Studios;
In describing ProbablyMonsters, Harold Ryan has shown how the choice of focus in the development of games with high budget is tied to a logic of sustainability. “When you look at what the industry needs,” he says, ” when you look at the developers themselves, they need a place where they can build a reliable a game AAA, but also a place where they can feel confident of having a future […]”.