Publisher and developer Square Enix has announced that they have created a new mobile gaming division in London, with their goal being to deliver exceptional, free mobile titles. They are currently recruiting notable individuals who can help the team prosper via excellent marketing and production talent.
Square Enix London Mobile Studio is developing an Avatar: The Last Airbender mobile game with Vancouver studio Navigator Games. Additionally, a currently untitled mobile Tomb Raider game is presently being developed by the London team.
Ed Perkins, Studio Head at Square Enix London Mobile, had this to say regarding the new team’s formation:
“At Square Enix London Mobile, our goal is to move the world through play and in order to do this, we need to grow our team with even more unique voices, varieties of perspectives and creative energy. We have great games in development, access to Square Enix-owned IP and relationships with the world’s top entertainment companies, but our people will be the competitive advantage that fuels our success now and in the future.”
Will Moore, CEO at Navigator Games, had this to say regarding the new mobile development team:
“It has been an incredible privilege to partner with Square Enix London Mobile on the creation of a game with such an iconic IP. The Avatar: The Last Airbender universe has so many layers and complex storylines to explore and we look forward to fully unveiling it and sharing it with all the incredibly passionate and loyal Avatar fans in the future.”
Lastly, Square Enix London Mobile Studio is working with developer Crystal Dynamics to deliver Tomb Raider Reloaded to mobile devices next year.
You can read more about this team via their official website.
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