Activision Studio Beenox Named Lead Developer on Upcoming Spider-Man Titles
Santa Monica, CA â€“ January 13, 2011 â€“Activision Publishing, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI) today announced that wholly owned development studio Beenox has been named the primary developer on upcoming Activision titles featuring Marvelâ„¢â€™s famous web-slinger, Spider-Manâ„¢.Â Beenoxâ€™s most recent breakout success was with Spider-Man: Shattered Dimensions, one of the most highly rated Spider-Man titles to date and Wizard Magazineâ€™s 2010 Game of the Year.
â€œBeenoxâ€™s creative vision reinvigorated the Spider-Man gaming experience among critics and fans in Spider-Man: Shattered Dimensions,â€ said Patrick Kelly, Senior Vice President, Activision Studios.Â â€œWe canâ€™t wait to see where this talented studio will take this franchise in the future.â€
â€œWe are thrilled with this opportunity to continue our close, collaborative relationship with Activision, Marvel and everyoneâ€™s friendly, neighborhood hero, Spider-Man,â€ said Dee Brown, Studio Head, Beenox.Â â€œBeing able to map out Spider-Manâ€™s interactive future gives us the creative freedom to really craft the best gaming experience for the fans.â€
â€œBeenox has done a tremendous job showcasing the essence of Spider-Man while pushing new creative boundaries with Spider-Man: Shattered Dimensions,â€ said Todd Jefferson, Director of Games, Marvel Entertainment’s Global Digital Media Group.Â â€œWe look forward to working with Beenox on creating new Spider-Man game experiences.â€
To see more about Beenoxâ€™s award winning game, go to www.SpiderManDimensions.com.