announces they've formed in
the wake of the closure of Flagship Studios, hoping to continue in the
MMO action/RPG direction they were following with Mythos:
Washington - August 8th, 2008 - The former Flagship Studios Seattle team is
proud to announce their reformation as Runic Games (www.runicgames.com).
As the team responsible for the highly-anticipated Mythos at Flagship Studios,
Runic Games intends to continue to use their expertise in the Action-RPG MMO
genre to create the best games in this market.
The studio is headed by Travis Baldree and Max Schaefer. Travis served as
Project Director for Mythos at Flagship Seattle, and previously created the
bestselling Action-RPG FATE. Max was the Executive Producer for Mythos, and one
of the original founders of Blizzard North, the creators of the bestselling
Diablo franchise. He was also one of the founding members of Flagship Studios.
Announcements about Runic Games' forthcoming projects will be made in the coming