Industry Veteran Michael Condrey Named As President Of 2K’s New Silicon Valley Game Studio
Take-Two Interactive Software and 2K Games have just announced in a press release that they have just established a new game development studio based in Silicon Valley. Video game industry veteran Michael Condrey has been assigned as the president of the new game development studio. The new Silicon Valley based 2K’s studio official name has yet to be announced.
Michael Condrey has over 20 years of experience in the industry and is known for his leading development work for the famous Call of Duty franchise, and for co-founding Sledgehammer Games. He has also established Dead Space franchise while working as the COO and Director at Visceral Games. Soon the new studio will be working on an unannounced project with the Condrey leading the development team.
David Ismailer, President at 2K said in a press release “At 2K, we offer our collective audience a variety of engaging and captivating entertainment experiences. We continually seek opportunities to empower and invest in the right people and ideas, Michael’s unparalleled creative, production and leadership accolades are well-documented and deserved. We are greatly inspired not only by his passion but the potential for his new studio to complement our existing portfolio and development expertise. We welcome Michael to the 2K family and look forward to seeing our new Silicon Valley studio flourish in the months and years to come.”
Michael Condrey said “Great games come from the passion of a team driven by the pursuit of quality and the empowerment of an independent studio model. 2K’s studios have creative and technical autonomy, backed by a world-class infrastructure of support, and that offers the perfect recipe to build a new studio and craft experiences that will lead the next generation of gaming for fans everywhere, David and the dedicated people at 2K and Take-Two have an extensive history of rich and established brands, as well as a long tenure of executive leadership committed to supporting the ambitions of their independent studio teams.”
Condrey also said “Today’s announcement represents a rare and special opportunity for developers to help build and shape a new Silicon Valley studio from the ground up, I couldn’t be more excited, or thankful, to embark on this next step in my career.”
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