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February 11, 2008
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British developer Splash Damage, creators of the Enemy Territory franchise for id Software, have announced plans to double the size of the company’s London based studio as preparations begin on a new, previously unannounced, multiplatform title. The first Enemy Territory game was created as a PC exclusive expansion pack for Return to Castle Wolfenstein but was eventually released as a free download, to considerable acclaim from players. Quake Wars: Enemy Territory was released last year as a standalone game for the PC with Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 versions announced but still not released. No further details on the studio’s next project, or whether it will also be a co-production with id Software, have been announced. However the company has released a press statement indicating that it is “staffing up”, with vacancies in core roles such as art, programming and design. Owner Paul Wedgwood is also planning to give a one hour talk entitled “From Amateur to Triple-A in Five Years” at this year's Game Developers Conference – detailing the business lessons learned by the studio since its formation.
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David Jenkins ([email protected]) is a freelance writer and journalist working in the UK. As well as being a regular news contributor to Gamasutra.com, he also writes for newsstand magazines Cube, Games TM and Edge, in addition to working for companies including BBC Worldwide, Disney, Amazon and Telewest.
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