announces a partnership
with Splash Damage
, who have
previously partnered with id Software, saying details about the brand new
project they are collaborating on will be revealed over the next few months:
May 22, 2008 (Rockville, MD) – Bethesda Softworks®, a ZeniMax Media
company, announced today a long-term development partnership with the
award-winning U.K. studio, Splash Damage™.
Splash Damage has been recognized by the industry for the quality of its titles
and particularly for its skill in creating cutting-edge multiplayer games. The
studio has received numerous accolades and awards for Wolfenstein: Enemy
Territory™, including Game of the Year nods from GameSpy, IGN, and PC Format.
Their latest game, Enemy Territory: QUAKE Wars™, won over 80 Editors’ Choice,
E3, Most Wanted, and Game of the Year awards and nominations.
Bethesda Softworks continues to expand its development and publishing reach,
with investments in a library of AAA titles and the opening of new offices in
Europe and Japan in the past year. Best known for its 2006 Game of the Year, The
Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion®, Bethesda has in development a number of compelling
titles, including the highly-anticipated Fallout® 3 due in Fall 2008.
“Bethesda Softworks has repeatedly been responsible for outstanding games as
both publisher and developer.” said Paul Wedgwood, Owner and Creative Director
of Splash Damage. “Both of our studios share a passion for creating great games,
and we’re confident that this partnership will result in even greater
experiences for gamers. We’re really looking forward to working with Bethesda.”
“This could not be a more perfect fit,” said Vlatko Andonov, President of
Bethesda Softworks. “We are extremely impressed with Splash Damage and the
quality titles they produce. They are highly creative and innovative, and have
demonstrated a high level of dedication to their projects. We are confident that
gamers everywhere will be thrilled with the offerings from this collaboration.”
More details about Splash Damage’s brand-new project will be provided in the
coming months. For more information on Bethesda Softworks, visit
www.bethsoft.com. For more information on
Splash Damage, visit www.splashdamage.com.