EA has officially opened the doors to its new Chicago studio, confirming that three titles are already in development for the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360.
Only one of these has been named so far - Def Jam: Icon, a new instalment in the popular series of fighting games. EA would only confirm that one of the other titles is a licensed game, and the other is an additional fighter based on new intellectual property.
Kudo Tsunoda will take on the role of vice present and general manager at EA Chicago, which is based downtown. Many of the studio's 150 staff previously worked on the Fight Night boxing games, and a further 100 employees will be hired over the course of the next year.
"We are pushing next-generation development and technology to the limits and looking for the best talent to help us to create innovative games," Tsunoda said.