There's a new game developer in Wing Commander's town! Certain Affinity announced itself today, an Austin-based studio with ties to Microsoft and their Halo franchise. Their creative team includes several Origin and Digital Anvil veterans with Wing Commander experience! The press release says:
Founded by Max Hoberman, an industry veteran and former Halo 2 and Halo 3 multiplayer team lead, Certain Affinity is focused on creating top-tier games and content in an efficient, no-nonsense manner. The company's staff and leadership averages 12 years in the industry and draws on a wealth of experience from such companies as Origin, Digital Anvil, and Bungie. The team includes major contributors from dozens of hit titles including games in the Ultima, Wing Commander, Myth, Asheron's Call, Freelancer, and Ghost Recon series, as well as all of the titles in the Halo series.An article in the Austin Business Journal reveals that some of that Wing Commander experience comes from engineering lead Paul Isaac, whose credits include Wing Commander, Wing Commander III, Prophecy and Privateer! Additionally, Operations Manager Martin Galway's record includes Wing Commander II, IV, Prophecy and The Kilrathi Saga!
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