That’s No Moon Entertainment , a studio made by game industry veterans from ex-Naughty Dog, EA, Infinity Ward developers has been announced.
According to The Hollywood Reporter, the studio will be run by Michael Mumbauer, former head of the Playstation Visual Arts Group. The studio is reportedly working on a new AAA Action-adventure game, and is being backed by South Korean developers Smilegate.
The project will see Taylor Kurosaki of former Infinity Ward and Naughty Dog fame helming the project as Creative Director. On top of that, he’ll be taking the position of Chief Creative Officer at the studio. Previously, Kurosaki was a Narrative Design Lead at Naughty Dog, as well as the Studio Narrative Designer at Infinity Ward.
Similarly, the project will see Jacob Minkoff directing the game. Minkoff was formerly game designer on The Last of Us.
Here’s the whole currently-announced structure for That’s No Moon Entertainment:
- Tina Kowalewski (Chief Strategy Officer)
- Nick Kononelos (Chief Operations Officer)
- Barry Genova (Chief Technology Officer)
- George Allison (Chief Financial Officer)
“We started That’s No Moon with a singular vision of creating unforgettable stories and characters that will define and extend beyond our medium,” said Mumbauer, in a statement. “I’m proud to share that ambition with such a talented team of creators and our incredible partners at Smilegate.”