Berkeley, Calif. - January 14, 2009
MindFuse Games, a leading developer of online virtual worlds, today announced that veteran game industry professional, Isa Anne Stamos will take on the role of Game Studio Director. In this role, Stamos will oversee the production and design of the studio’s upcoming advanced-casual MMOG Gatheryn, along with all future MindFuse titles.
“Isa will be instrumental in the creation of the epic world of Gatheryn,” said Joseph Walters, Chief Executive Officer and Lead Designer of MindFuse Games.“Isa’s outstanding track record as a producer is self-evident when you look at games like the The Force Unleashed, and Gatheryn players will appreciate all she is contributing to the game.”
Stamos has worked in the interactive entertainment space for more than 14 years, producing titles based on the multi-million dollar Star Wars franchise, including Star Wars: Episode III– Revenge of the Sith and Star Wars: Galactic Battlegrounds.
“The team at MindFuse is filled with passionate, creative professionals, and it’s exactly the kind of environment I feel I can thrive in,” said Stamos.“Gatheryn is an amazing world that is shaping up to be an engaging, all-inclusive experience that can be enjoyed by everyone, and I look forward to generating new ideas and features that will help make the game the best it can be.”
For more information on MindFuse Games along with a list of open positions, please visit www.mindfusegames.com.
Gatheryn is a trademark and service mark of MindFuse Incorporated.
Gatheryn welcomes players into a world where steam powers everything from vehicles to mechanical monkeys, and mystery enshrouds a romantic landscape reminiscent of Charles Dickens’ Victorian London. Gamers will recognize some of the most beloved casual titles of all time, including puzzle and action games. Playing these games not only advances the story, but players earn in-game gold that can be used to buy accessories, personal pets, clothes, apartment decorations, vehicles and more. Gatheryn is scheduled for release in 2009.
About MindFuse Games
Founded in 2006, and based in Berkeley, California, MindFuse is an entertainment software company focused on creating and delivering high-quality, digital entertainment to core, casual and mainstream users. MindFuse’s CEO is Joseph Walters, a founding partner of Skunk Studios and most recently a senior engineer at Shockwave. Other members of the team include renowned artist James Zhang and game industry veteran investor, Matthew Le Merle. MindFuse is currently developing its first title, which is slated for release during the first half of 2009.
Chris Schmidt , TriplePoint PR