Gamasutra: The Art & Business of Making Gamesspacer
View All     RSS
April 21, 2019
arrowPress Releases








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


Ex-EA design chief Patrick Söderlund unveils Embark Studios

Ex-EA design chief Patrick Söderlund unveils Embark Studios

November 8, 2018 | By Alissa McAloon




EA’s former chief design officer and DICE founder Patrick Söderlund has announced Embark Studios, a new development house that has, according to a press release, set its sights on using emerging tech to create “new types of interactive entertainment and simulated virtual online worlds.”

The Stockholm-based studio already has captured the attention of MapleStory creator Nexon, so much so that the online game-focused company has signed on both as “the sole strategic equity investor” in Embark and as the publisher for the dev’s future games.

“I believe games are on the cusp of changing radically, thanks to new technologies,” said Patrick Söderlund in a press release. “Connected players, big data, speech recognition, cloud computing, advanced AI and more will open up new play, enabling developers to build a wider range of experiences, and for players to create and contribute. Embark is a group of veteran creators eager to move beyond current play experiences into the future.”

Söderlund himself takes on the role of CEO at the newly founded studio and will join Nexon’s Board of Directors in March. 



Related Jobs

Sucker Punch Productions
Sucker Punch Productions — Bellevue, Washington, United States
[04.19.19]

Narrative Writer
Rockstar Games
Rockstar Games — Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
[04.19.19]

Facial Animator
Insomniac Games
Insomniac Games — Burbank CA or Durham NC, California, United States
[04.19.19]

Sr. Engine Programmer
Insomniac Games
Insomniac Games — Burbank CA or Durham NC, California, United States
[04.19.19]

Mid to Senior Engine Programmer (Tools)









Loading Comments

loader image