JASON WEST AND VINCE ZAMPELLA FORM
All-New Independent Development Studio
Signs Exclusive Worldwide Publishing Agreement with EA
April 12, 2010 – Today, Jason West and Vince Zampella, creators of the multi-billion dollar Call of Duty franchise, announced the formation of a new development studio — Respawn Entertainment. The move positions the Respawn Entertainment leadership team as the owners of the intellectual property they create. The company will focus on creating state-of-the-art gaming experiences for global audiences. The studio is currently assembling a world-class team of designers, artists and engineers. Applicants can submit resumes to email@example.com.
Respawn is pleased to also announce that it has awarded Electronic Arts (NASDAQ: ERTS), through the distinguished EA Partners program, exclusive worldwide publishing and distribution rights to future games. Terms were not disclosed. West and Zampella are represented by Creative Artists Agency (CAA).
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