PS3 News: Rockstar Vienna Resurrected In New Form - PS3 News

Members Login: Register | Why sign up? | Forgot Password?

Rockstar Vienna Resurrected In New Form

All that shuffling over at Rockstar has caused some major changes, and one of those changes was the closing of Rockstar Vienna last May. However, the studio's three founding members have moved on and decided to create a brand new studio. Now that's making lemonade out of lemons!

They're going to title their new home, "Games That Matter Productions," and this one will also be based in Vienna. According to an intriguing advertisement for the "new" guys on the block, the team intends to take "a radical and aggressive new approach to producing video games. After 19 years in the games industry we are convinced there's a huge opportunity in such a model for everybody involved."

Throughout those 19 years, these playas have been busy. GTMP's founders Hannes Seifert, Niki Laber, and Jürgen Goeldner have worked on several big-name titles, such as Max Payne and Grand Theft Auto, but those were all for the Xbox. This time around, they're not restricting themselves to one platform, because they believe developing for all platforms is a "concept that really makes a difference." Yeah, we think so, too.

Games That Matter Productions are set to hold a press conference next Thursday - January 25 - to announce and discuss their future plans. We hope to hear some exciting news, because new studios taking chances can really pay off for the gamer...

1/18/2007 Ben Dutka

Put this on your webpage or blog:
Email this to a friend
Follow PSX Extreme on Twitter

Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Share on Google Share on MySpace Share on Delicious Share on Digg Share on Google Buzz Share via E-Mail Share via Tumblr Share via Posterous

Comments (0 posts)

There are no comments to display.

Leave a Comment

Please login or register to leave a comment.

Our Poll

2014 PSXE Reader's Choice GotY: Vote Now!
Watch Dogs
Dark Souls II
Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor
Velocity 2X
inFamous: Second Son
Far Cry 4
Dragon Age: Inqusition
Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare
Assassin's Creed Unity
Child of Light

Previous Poll Results