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Ignition Opens Two New Studios

by Brad Mosbacher - December 17, 2007, 5:40 pm PST
Total comments: 5 Source: Press Release

One in Florida, the other in Japan.

Ignition Entertainment Opens Additional Development Studios

Newly Opened Studios in Tokyo and Florida Show Commitment to Next Gen Development

December 17, 2007 – Marina Del Rey - Ignition Entertainment Ltd., a UTV Software Communications Ltd enterprise, a worldwide publisher and developer of videogames, announced today that it will be expanding its videogame development capabilities by opening studios in both Japan and the USA.

Ignition Tokyo and Ignition Florida will further develop the company’s capabilities to create original and innovative intellectual properties for the electronic entertainment industry.

These additional studios, along with Digi-Guys, will be responsible for the creation of new IP specifically for the next generation formats. As previously announced, Ignition Entertainment’s goals are to include development of original IP and licenses across a number of formats.

“This is an important time for us. With the addition of these new studios we will increase our capacity for producing original product," said Vijay Chadha, Ignition Entertainment CEO and co-founder. “The opening of both Ignition Florida and Tokyo is a stepping stone to building a stronger and more focused development group. These studios are an important addition to the company and will be a solid foundation on which future plans will be built."

Ignition Tokyo and Florida will join Digi-Guys (WarDevil) in the common goal of pushing far beyond the confines of conventional ‘next-gen’ thinking and produce unique, innovative and platform leading videogames & digital content across all media, utilising a broad spectrum of games & movie CG experience. Details of the projects being worked on will be released in the coming months.

For more information on Ignition Entertainment titles please visit www.ignitionent.com

Talkback

Is Florida a tech hot spot? I'd think it would be highly undesirable as a location due to hurricanes, but I've never been so I dunno...

shammackDecember 18, 2007

If you're more than a couple of miles inland, hurricanes aren't really that big a deal. But I don't know where in Florida this place is. Nor who Ignition Entertainment is.

TJ SpykeDecember 18, 2007

Wikipedia is your friend. Ignition Entertainment is probably best known for their Mercury franchise (the most recent one being Mercury Meltdown Revolution for the Wii). They also publish all of SNK Playmore's games in Europe.

Infernal MonkeyDecember 18, 2007

Ignition earned a special place in my heart for publishing

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The special place has Hitler sitting behind a desk yelling Engrish abuse! And yeah, the whole PAL SNK fighters. Neo Geo Battle Coliseum. <3

Tuxedo.BondDecember 21, 2007

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Originally posted by: Kairon
Is Florida a tech hot spot? I'd think it would be highly undesirable as a location due to hurricanes, but I've never been so I dunno...



It's a tech spot. Safety depends on where they are. Inland generally is safer while the east coast is higher risk.

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