Iron Lore Entertainment Appoints Jeff Goodsill President
Tuesday, 17th July 2007 at 4:04 pm
IGDA-Awarded Best Independent Studio Also Adds Industry Veteran Steve Marvin as Design Director
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JULY 17 - Maynard, MA - Iron Lore Entertainment, the acclaimed independent development studio responsible for the hit role-playing game, Titan Quest and its expansion, Titan Quest: Immortal Throne, has announced the promotion of Jeff Goodsill to President. While continuing to oversee the day-to-day operations of the studio, Jeff will also provide critical leadership in improving overall team management and strategic planning.
Jeff leads a highly accomplished management team that includes Brian Sullivan and Paul Chieffo, and brings with him a wealth of experience, having managed production of genre-leading titles like the Age of Empires and NASCAR series.
Iron Lore is also pleased to announce the hiring of Steve Marvin as Design Director. Steve most recently served as Senior and Lead Designer on Warhammer: Age of Reckoning at EA Mythic, and brings more than 10 years of games-industry experience to Iron Lore.
Named Best New Studio of 2006 by the International Game Developers Association, Iron Lore has forged a tremendous legacy in just a short time. Its first projects, Titan Quest and Titan Quest: Immortal Throne, have won numerous accolades, including Best Action RPG from Play Magazine and Top 5 Game of the Year from Games for Windows Magazine and PC Magazine. Iron Lore is currently developing an unannounced title and is gearing up to work on a next-generation console and PC title.
“Jeff brings a wealth of game industry experience to his new role as president of Iron Lore,” said Brian Sullivan, Creative Director and Co-Founder of Iron Lore Entertainment.“Not only has he been our General Manager for the last three years, he was previously the general manger of both Ensemble and Papyrus. I have full confidence that he will successfully lead us through our transition to multiplatform development and multiple teams.”
“Jeff has done a superb job of managing us through our early start-up phase; from team building to organizational issues to ensuring timely quality titles,” said Paul Chieffo, Technical Director and Co-Founder of Iron Lore Entertainment.“I really trust his judgment and am excited that he has accepted his new role.”
For more information about Iron Lore Entertainment, visit http://www.ironlore.com.
About Iron Lore Entertainment
Founded in October 2000 by veteran game developer Brian Sullivan and successful entrepreneur Paul Chieffo, Iron Lore Entertainment is dedicated to creating top quality, blockbuster games in a professional, fun environment. The company’s debut projects, the hit action role-playing games Titan Quest and Titan Quest: Immortal Throne, have garnered universal acclaim and led to the company’s selection as Best New Studio of 2006 by the International Game Developers Association. For more information, visit http://www.ironlore.com.
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