Gamasutra: The Art & Business of Making Gamesspacer
View All     RSS
November 25, 2015
arrowPress Releases
November 25, 2015
PR Newswire
View All

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

CCP president Mike Tinney steps down
CCP president Mike Tinney steps down
February 27, 2012 | By Tom Curtis

February 27, 2012 | By Tom Curtis
    Post A Comment
More: Console/PC, Serious, Business/Marketing

EVE Online developer CCP has confirmed that Mike Tinney, the president of the company's North American branch, has stepped down to found a new startup.

Tinney originally joined CCP five years ago as part of its merger with White Wolf Publishing, the company behind the pen-and-paper World of Darkness IP. Prior to this merger, he spent 14 years managing White Wolf's book publishing and card game business.

While working at CCP, Tinney oversaw the company's North American branch, where he directed development and publishing, and even briefly served as the company's global head of HR.

Now, Tinney plans to jump into the health sector with a new startup dedicated to creating health and fitness games. While he is not prepared to officially announce the new company, Tinney told VentureBeat that it would in no way compete with CCP.

Over the next few months, Tinney will also aid CCP in an advisory capacity to help the company make a smooth transition after his departure.

Currently, CCP is developing Dust 514 for PlayStation 3 as well as a new online game based on the World of Darkness IP.

Related Jobs

Vicarious Visions / Activision
Vicarious Visions / Activision — Albany, New York, United States

C#/Tools Engineer-Vicarious Visions
Square Enix Co., Ltd.
Square Enix Co., Ltd. — Tokyo, Japan

Tesla Motors Inc.
Tesla Motors Inc. — Hawthorne, California, United States

Game Artist w/ Unreal experience
Insomniac Games
Insomniac Games — Burbank, California, United States

UI Programmer

Loading Comments

loader image