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MESA, Ariz. – May 15, 2008 – Shane Lacy Hensley, the senior writer behind the successful City of Villains MMORPG and creator of top pen and paper RPGs like Deadlands, Weird Wars, and Savage Worlds, has been named studio head of FireSky’s Superstition Studios. Prior to the promotion, Mr. Hensley was the creative director of Superstition Studios.
“Over the last 9 months, Shane has built Superstition Studios through the hiring of a small team of very talented individuals,” said FireSky Senior Vice President of Product Development Rod Nakamoto. “The creative minds in that studio have already surpassed our expectations in their early work. With Shane’s leadership, success is a given for Superstition Studios.”
Prior to joining Superstition Studios, Mr. Hensley’s most recent work was on the award-winning City of Heroes and City of Villains MMO. His tabletop work includes several novels, miniatures games, and card games, as well as the Army of Darkness RPG, the Killer Instinct collectible card game, the Fields of Honor miniatures game, and his own Weird Wars RPG. He has won numerous awards in game design including Best RPG for Deadlands and for Savage Worlds.
Superstition Studios hasn’t announced Mr. Hensley’s next project publicly, but he has assured his fans that they will be very excited to see what’s coming next. All games developed by Superstition Studios are expected to be published by FireSky
“FireSky and Superstition Studios have given me the creative freedom to build the game I’ve been dreaming of since I entered the video game industry back in 1992,” said Mr. Hensley. “Everyone on my team is passionate about the title we’re building. Personally, I come to work every day excited about where we are now and where we’re going.”
FireSky is a publisher for Social Networks at Play or SNAP games. FireSky’s flagship product is Stargate Worlds, based on the longest-running U.S. science fiction television series Stargate SG-1® and Stargate Atlantis ™ which are officially licensed by MGM Interactive. For more information, visit the company's website www.firesky.com.
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About Superstition Studios
Superstition Studios is a development studio focused on building SNAP games. Superstition Studios is developing a SNAP game based on a licensed IP. For more information, visit the company’s website at www.firesky.com.
Superstition Studios, the Superstition Studios logo and Social Networks at Play are trademarks of Cheyenne Mountain Entertainment, Inc. All other products or services mentioned in this document are trademarks, service marks, registered trademarks or registered service marks of their respective owners.