informa
1 min read
article

Floodgate Entertainment Signs Up Steve Mereztky

Mobile game developer Floodgate Entertainment has announced that Steve Meretzky, seminal interactive fiction developer and a founding member of the International Game De...
Mobile game developer Floodgate Entertainment has announced that Steve Meretzky, seminal interactive fiction developer and a founding member of the International Game Developers Association, will join the company as Lead Game Designer. Meretzky was most recently Principal Game Designer at WorldWinner.com, but is particularly known for his work at Infocom, which he joined in 1981, and where he created games such as Planetfall, Leather Goddesses of Phobos and Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (co-written with Douglas Adams). His work on the latter title was honored with a BAFTA for Online Entertainment, and more recently, Meretzky was organizer of the Casual Games Summit at the Game Developers Conference Floodgate itself is headquartered outside of Boston, Massachusetts, and has worked on games such as Madden NFL 2005, Neverwinter Nights: Mobile, and Age of Empires Gold Edition for both Pocket PC and mobile platforms. According to the company, initially, Steve will focus on Floodgate's Swashbuckler, a multiplayer mobile pirates game, as well as several publisher-initiated projects.

Latest Jobs

Studio Pixanoh LLC

Los Angeles, California
05.20.22
Combat Designer

Treyarch

Playa Vista, California or Vancouver, BC
05.20.22
AI Engineer

Question

Remote
05.20.22
Lead Level Designer (South Park)

Remedy Entertainment

Helsinki Metropolitan Area, Finland
05.23.22
Rigging Artist
More Jobs   

CONNECT WITH US

Register for a
Subscribe to
Follow us

Game Developer Account

Game Developer Newsletter

@gamedevdotcom

Register for a

Game Developer Account

Gain full access to resources (events, white paper, webinars, reports, etc)
Single sign-on to all Informa products

Register
Subscribe to

Game Developer Newsletter

Get daily Game Developer top stories every morning straight into your inbox

Subscribe
Follow us

@gamedevdotcom

Follow us @gamedevdotcom to stay up-to-date with the latest news & insider information about events & more