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Denver, CO (Sept 20, 2018) – DECK NINE GAMESTM, award-winning developer of LIFE IS STRANGE: BEFORE THE STORM, is pleased to announce it is continuing its external development partnership with SQUARE ENIX®, one of the most influential providers of videogame entertainment in the world with award-winning and best-selling franchises such as FINAL FANTASY® and TOMB RAIDER®.

“The partnership with Deck Nine has been a huge success,” said Lee Singleton, Head of Studio at Square Enix External Studios. “The opportunity to work with Deck Nine on another game was an easy decision, although we’re keeping the project details under wraps for now.”

“We couldn’t be happier,” said Jeff Litchford, Vice President at Deck Nine Games. “Our passion is meaningful storytelling, relatable characters and rich gameplay. SQUARE ENIX is an incredible, world-class partner who shares our passion.”

Deck Nine is expanding its team and is excited to announce that there is a brand-new Creative Director role available at the studio. There are also openings for Unreal Programmers, Character Artists and additional help for its full performance in-house motion capture studio. To find out more and view all available positions go here:

About Deck Nine

Deck Nine is known for its recently released title Life is Strange: Before the Storm – nominated for VGA and BAFTA awards as well as winning Game of the Year awards, Before the Storm is an “emotionally compelling” prequel to the beloved title Life is Strange. Deck Nine’s talented team of developers have won awards for their work in films, TV and videogames. Located at the foot of the mountains of Colorado, Deck Nine is becoming a premium developer of adventure games for consoles and PC.

For more information on Deck Nine visit:

About Square Enix Ltd.

Square Enix Ltd. develops, publishes, distributes and licenses SQUARE ENIX®, EIDOS® and TAITO® branded entertainment content in Europe and other PAL territories as part of the Square Enix group of companies. Square Enix Ltd. also has a global network of leading development studios such as Crystal Dynamics® and Eidos Montréal. The Square Enix group of companies boasts a valuable portfolio of intellectual property including: FINAL FANTASY®, which has sold over 142 million units worldwide; DRAGON QUEST®, which has sold over 76 million units worldwide; TOMB RAIDER®, which has sold over 67 million units worldwide; and the legendary SPACE INVADERS®. Square Enix Ltd. is a London-based, wholly-owned subsidiary of Square Enix Holdings Co., Ltd.

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