Former Riot Games executive producer founds new studio Fantastic Pixel Castle
Greg Street, former executive producer on Riot Games' MMO, has announced the formation of Fantastic Pixel Castle, which is developing its own MMO.
Street, a veteran in the industry and former executive producer of Riot's League of Legends MMO has revealed the name and first project of his new fully remote studio under Chinese tech firm NetEase. The project, currently known as "Ghost," is a large-budget MMO set in "a new fantasy universe," with new concept art providing a first look at the world.
After more than a decade at Riot Games, the executive announced in March that he would be opening his own studio the following month, stating that he was in the process of finding senior-level staff to get things going, all of whom would work remotely across the US.
Street has a history of working on MMO titles, as before working on Riot’s upcoming release, he served as the lead system designer on World of Warcraft from 2008 to 2013 and became known by the community by his screen name, “Ghostcrawler”. Brian Holinka, another former WoW designer, has also joined Fantastic Pixel Castle as Gameplay Design Director.
The studio is currently hiring, with a few positions available in its community management and art teams on its official website.
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