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  Former Konami Head of Studio and Castlevania Producer Dave Cox working with MercurySteam on secret unannounced project!
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[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Gamasutra and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource GamesPress.]


MercurySteam have revealed that it has renewed its relationship with former Konami Head of Studio and Producer of the Castlevania: Lords of Shadow series Dave Cox who is now confirmed to be working with the studio once again on a new unannounced project.

MercurySteam are the independent Spanish development studio who successfully rebooted the Castlevania series for Konami which to date has shipped multiple millions of copies worldwide, garnered several industry awards and delivered the best selling game in the series for the Japanese Corporation.

Dave Cox is a games industry veteran and is credited with leading one of Konami’s most successful studios and franchises outside of Japan. Dave has worked with the likes of Hideo Kojima and Kojima Productions, UK industry stalwarts SUMO Digital and Climax, as well as multiple internal and external teams across the globe on franchises as diverse as Pro Evolution Soccer to Silent Hill, Dancing Stage to Metal Gear Solid.

Enric Alvarez, Studio Head and Owner at MercurySteam commented “Making games is a real passion for us and we enjoy tackling huge challenges. We’ve worked with Dave over many years and his passion and enthusiasm coupled with years of experience will give us a strong foundation for what will be our most ambitious undertaking as an independent studio”

Dave Cox said “When I was approached by MercurySteam to get involved in their new project, I jumped at the chance. It’s been my great fortune and pleasure to work with this talented studio over many years. I’m extremely excited about this very ambitious work they’re undertaking. MercurySteam continue to push boundaries and their sheer creative spirit always astounds me. It’s great to be back with my old team mates!”

Also today, MercurySteam has launched an updated teaser site which hints at what is to come. The new site features their unique “signature” art design credentials with animated key art and a countdown pointing to a major announcement in April. Fans can stay up to date until then by following the companies active Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube accounts for the very latest information.

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MercurySteam Entertainment, S.L. is multi-award winning independent game developer based in San Sebastián de los Reyes, Spain. MercurySteam have developed games for Codemasters, American McGee and Konami.