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BVG opens new Wii, DS studio

Buena Vista Games has made a bold statement of support for Nintendo's hardware, opening a new studio dedicated to projects for the Wii and DS systems.

Buena Vista Games has made a bold statement of support for Nintendo's hardware, opening a new studio dedicated to projects for the Wii and DS systems.

Based in Salt Lake City, the small team will focus on developing games based on Disney characters and franchises, as well as creating new IP.

"This studio will be one of our centres of creative excellence and it gives us the ability to fully capitalise on our properties and expand our market share on Nintendo platforms," said Graham Hopper, general manager of BVG.

Ex-Rainbow Studios boss Scott Novis will take on the role of vice president of Fall Line Studio.

He commented: "BVG has an excellent management team, a can-do corporate culture and a treasure trove of great intellectual properties that make it exciting for us to start something new."

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