Call of Duty veterans leave Infinity Ward and focus on new studio




Two former employees of Infinity Ward, who worked on the Call of Duty franchise both years, left the company to set up. New studio Under the name Reload Studios working on a new first person shooter.

Reload Studios was founded by James Chung and Taehoon Oh, reports IGN. Both worked years for Infinity Ward. Oh did even ten years, first as a senior artist and the last four years as a lead artist. In a press release, they say that the decision to set stems from the desire to do more with virtual reality devices. Studio Chung example not see VR glasses as usual peripherals, but as an entirely new platform.

A total of twelve employees now work at Reload Studios. Besides Oh and Chung employs more Call of Duty veterans at the studio. So Pete Blumel was as a producer associated with different titles in the franchise, and worked as a programmer at Kougant Chen Ghosts and Modern Warfare 3. Additionally, Nik Ranieri joined the studio, Ranieri worked since 1987 as an animator at Disney.

The developers are now working on the first play of the studio, a first person shooter that 2015 should reach the next generation consoles and mobile platforms. When play an important role will be played by VR goggles, otherwise there is nothing known about the project.


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