Newsbrief: DC Universe Online and PlanetSide 2 developer Daybreak has made Cryptic Studios co-founder, Jack Emmert, CEO of its Texas-based studio.
Working out of the company’s Austin office, Emmert will manage the team responsible for the DC Universe Online MMO, overseeing all aspects of development and reporting to Daybreak's San Diego HQ.
During his 15 years at Cryptic, Emmert worked on a number of high-profile MMOs including City of Heroes, Champions Online, and Star Trek Online.
"Jack Emmert’s proven record for creating and operating successful online worlds spans more than 15 years.” said Daybreak president, Russell Shanks.
"He brings a clear vision to his work, both as an executive and a game maker, which fits perfectly with our goal of providing players with top-quality entertainment experiences."