Former ‘Guitar Hero Live’ Developer Working on Innovative e-Sports Game - To Be Revealed at GDC.
31st January 2017. Leamington Spa, UK. Former FreeStyleGames Founders Jamie Jackson and Dave Osborn have formed a new studio, SlingShot Cartel, to create new games, including an innovative e-sports title that will be revealed at the upcoming GDC in Feb 2017.
Together with former FreeStyleGames senior execs Gareth Morrison and Jonathan Napier, the team is adopting a new framework for developing their games. The founders will create the design, vision, story and style, bring in funding for their carefully selected development teams and lead production from inception through to launch and beyond.
Co-founder Jamie Jackson said, “Building the new studio around a different business model allows us to maintain the creative vision of several titles simultaneously, with the freedom to explore new genres and platforms including e-sports.”
Fellow co-founder Dave Osbourn added, “Being independent again and working on new IP is extremely exciting and energising. It’s a great time to be working in the industry and working on original and innovative games."
SlingShot Cartel is currently working on two titles, including their soon to be announced e-sports game.
For more information visit: www.slingshotcartel.com
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About SlingShot Cartel
Slingshot Cartel works differently. Starting with a small creative team, who focus on the game design, story, look and style as its only priority to build the foundations for incredible gaming experiences. Leveraging our combined 60 years of experience and Associates to select the right development team for the job, bring in finance for the product through our investor networks and direct the entire production to launch and beyond
SlingShot Cartel is brought to you by the founders of FreeStyleGames, the award-winning studio famed for its music games including Guitar Hero Live.