Gamasutra: The Art & Business of Making Gamesspacer
View All     RSS
December 19, 2014
arrowPress Releases
December 19, 2014
PR Newswire
View All






If you enjoy reading this site, you might also want to check out these UBM Tech sites:


Ensemble Veterans Form Robot Entertainment
Ensemble Veterans Form Robot Entertainment
February 13, 2009 | By Leigh Alexander

February 13, 2009 | By Leigh Alexander
Comments
    6 comments
More: Console/PC



Ensemble Studios co-founder Tony Goodman and a number of veterans from the Age of Empires developer have formed a new studio called Robot Entertainment, Gamasutra has learned.

Details on the studio's current projects are unavailable, and it's unclear whether Robot Entertainment will maintain a focus on the PC realtime strategy genre in which the Ensemble team specialized, or try new arenas.

Microsoft closed Ensemble down once impending Xbox 360 RTS Halo Wars had completed development, in what it called a "a fiscally-rooted decision that keeps [Microsoft Game Studios]on its growth path."

Dallas-based Ensemble was founded in 1995 and known mainly for the Age of Empires series of PC-themed strategy titles. Microsoft acquired the studio in 2001.


Related Jobs

Vicarious Visions / Activision
Vicarious Visions / Activision — Albany, New York, United States
[12.19.14]

Producer-Vicarious Visions
Irrational Games
Irrational Games — Quincy, Massachusetts, United States
[12.18.14]

IT Manager
Irrational Games
Irrational Games — Quincy, Massachusetts, United States
[12.18.14]

Sr. Programmer (AI & Gameplay)
Reload Studios Inc.
Reload Studios Inc. — Tarzana, California, United States
[12.18.14]

SOFTWARE ENGINEER









Loading Comments

loader image