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Foundation 9 Developing More Than 30 Projects

by Rainier on Feb. 1, 2007 @ 5:23 a.m. PST

Independent developer Foundation 9 Entertainment announced that, with the recent addition of Shiny and Amaze, its studios are working on more than 30 projects on all platforms for more than 10 publishing partners. The projects currently in development are slated for release throughout 2007 and 2008.

“2006 was a very busy year for us,” says Jon Goldman, chairman and CEO. “The additions of Amaze and Shiny to our group, as well as our investment from Francisco Partners, have put us in a great position to deliver top-notch titles for years to come.”

Foundation 9 Entertainment became the largest independent videogame developer in the world in late 2006, with Shiny Entertainment from Atari and Amaze Entertainment joining the company. The company now has 10 studios across the United States and Canada and employs nearly 750 people.

Announced projects slated for release in the first half of calendar year 2007 include, Brooktown: Senior Year for Sony PSP, Death, Jr. & the Science Fair of Doom for Nintendo DS and Castlevania: Symphony of the Night for Xbox Live Arcade, all published by Konami; Call of Duty: Roads to Victory for PSP, published by Activision; and Prince of Persia: Rival Swords for PSP, published by Ubisoft.

Other projects in development include the recently announced Godzilla: Unleashed, to be published by Atari, Inc., Dirty Harry, to be published by Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, all-new original title Harker, all-new comic book property, Pherone, and many other as yet unannounced projects.

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