Mesa, AZ - (November 15th , 2006) - Cheyenne Mountain Entertainment today revealed that video game industry luminary Rod Nakamoto has joined the company as vice president and studio head to further expand their product portfolio.
A veteran of the games industries, Rod will be responsible for building a new, state of the art development studio focusing on next-gen console products.
"All of us at Cheyenne Mountain Entertainment look forward to the expertise that Rod will bring to the company. Rod will help CME pioneer our next projects and put our company on the forefront of next generation gaming", said Tim Jenson, CEO of Cheyenne Mountain Entertainment.
An entrepreneur throughout his career, Rod founded his first company, Sweet Micro Systems, Inc., in 1979. Rod went on to create Interactive Designs, a game development company, which was later acquired by Sega of America. His recent work includes executive positions at leading game companies such as Sega of America, Electronic Arts, GT Interactive, Hasbro Interactive, Vivendi Universal Games, Namco and Kayak Interactive.
"This is an exciting time for the games industry as new gaming platforms enter the marketplace, it offers us all new venues to apply our creativity and product development expertise," said Rod Nakamoto, vice president, studio head of Cheyenne Mountain Entertainment. "I'm looking forward to creating new games that set the standard for future developers and publishers."
About Cheyenne Mountain Entertainment
Cheyenne Mountain Entertainment TM was founded with the goal of becoming a leading developer of entertainment software products. Cheyenne Mountain Entertainment's first product is a MMORPG (Massive Multiplayer Online Role-Playing Game), Stargate Worlds, based on the popular science fiction television series', StargateTM SG-1 and StargateTM Atlantis which are officially licensed by MGM Interactive. For more information, visit the company's website www.cheyenneme.com and the Stargate Worlds community site at www.stargateworlds.com.
About MGM Interactive
MGM Interactive manages Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studio Inc.'s business, development and production of interactive products for a variety of multi-media platforms, as well as talent and developer relationships.
Cheyenne Mountain Entertainment is a trademark or registered trademark of Cheyenne Mountain Entertainment, Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries. STARGATE SG-1, STARGATE ATLANTIS, and STARGATE WORLDS are trademarks of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios, Inc. All rights reserved.