San Francisco, California – October 7, 2008 – Flashman Studios, a leading business management firm in the interactive entertainment industry, announced today that it has finalized an agreement with Crazy Pixel Productions, a development studio that excels at telling stories though art, design and game programming. Flashman Studios will handle business management responsibilities for the studio.
“When you look at the caliber of work Crazy Pixel is capable of creating and see some of their past projects, you realize that they are an exceedingly talented bunch,” said Brad Young, founder and CEO of Flashman Studios. “Through their astounding art and animation they excel at creating exciting story-driven video games.”
Crazy Pixel Productions is a full-service development house that already has extensive videogame experience. The studio leads have worked on titles across nearly all platforms (Playstation 2, Xbox, PC, Gamecube, coin-operated arcades and Internet-based games), including Starcraft: Ghost, Call of Duty: Finest Hour, Hunter: The Reckoning, NHL 2K3 and more. Crazy Pixel Productions is approved to develop on the Nintendo Wii and has worked on such cutting edge game engines as the Unreal Engine, Vicious Engine, Infernal Engine and Gamebryo Engine.
“We’re all big gamers here at Crazy Pixel, and love that we make a living applying our creative energies toward the common goal of making compelling games through the artistic and creative processes,” said Brian McRae, president and creative director of Crazy Pixel Productions. “Flashman Studios is a perfect fit for us, as their wealth of industry experience and insight will prove invaluable.”
In addition to their work on both established and original intellectual properties within the videogame space, Crazy Pixel has also worked on the major films Beowulf and Barnyard, as well as commercials for Doritos and in-game bumpers for the Chicago Bulls. With the assistance of Flashman Studios, they are looking to apply their wealth of high-level film and television experience to future game development projects in the interactive entertainment industry.
For more information about Flashman Studios, please visit www.flashmanstudios.com. For more information about Crazy Pixel Studios, please visit www.crazypixelproductions.com.
ABOUT FLASHMAN STUDIOS:
Flashman Studios represents game developers and intellectual property in the interactive entertainment industry with a particular focus on the videogame market. Flashman Studios offers clients a wide range of expertise, including corporate strategy, sales, marketing, public relations, business development, corporate finance and mergers/acquisitions by utilizing the strength of a team-based approach and strong industry relationships. For more information on Flashman Studios please visit: www.flashmanstudios.com
ABOUT CRAZY PIXEL PRODUCTIONS:
Founded in 2007, Crazy Pixel Productions, LLC is an art-driven development studio dedicated to creating the highest quality products for videogames, film, television and other mediums. Crazy Pixel excels at telling stories though art, design and game programming. They have worked on such blockbuster films as Beowulf and Barnyard and high quality videogames as Starcraft: Ghost and Call of Duty: Finest Hour, and with decades of combined experience in both the game and film industries, Crazy Pixel specializes in creating games with amazing 3D environments and high end character animation. For more information about Crazy Pixel Productions, please visit: www.crazypixelproductions.com
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