EA Originals to Fund and Publish Thought-Upsetting Sport Created by New Studio Based by Actor Abubakar Salim
LONDON & REDWOOD CITY, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–
Silver Rain Video games, an interactive leisure improvement studio co-founded by BAFTA-nominated actor and producer Abubakar Salim has signed a serious take care of Digital Arts Inc. (NASDAQ:EA) EA Originals Label, which is devoted to elevating daring impartial studios. EA Originals will present funding for the up-and coming studio’s unannounced IP, in addition to steerage and help within the crew’s journey to convey a contemporary perspective to video games and to the trade.
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Silver Rain, which relies within the U.Ok., was co-founded in December 2019 by Salim, finest identified for his function on HBO’s hit present Raised by Wolves, alongside Melissa Phillips, who will lead as Head of Studio, who beforehand labored because the BAFTA Video games Programme supervisor on BAFTA Video games packages and occasions. The corporate was launched with the intent to generate thought-provoking and modern video games and content material throughout totally different mediums of leisure. Since its inception late final 12 months, the studio has rapidly grown to roughly 20 workers members, who all presently work remotely.
“In what has been a difficult 12 months, we now have assembled an awfully inventive and worldly crew who’re desperate to work on initiatives that convey their international views to life. Collectively we are going to assemble an thrilling universe that unlocks the ability of storytelling and the brilliance that brings,” stated Salim. “We couldn’t be happier to work with the EA Originals crew, who’re phenomenal companions for us as we start this journey. Not solely does every of them perceive our imaginative and prescient to encourage and entertain, however additionally they welcome this thrilling new age of recreation improvement.”
“We now have spent the final 12 months actually rising our crew and have some exceptionally proficient folks supporting us on placing this recreation collectively,” stated Phillips. “I’m so excited to see the crew develop once more and actually have the chance to showcase the standard of the work they’re creating.”
“We really feel extremely lucky to be working with Abu, Mel and all the crew at Silver Rain,” stated Matt Bilbey, EVP Strategic Development. “They’re a daring new impartial studio who will create distinct, modern new experiences. We stay up for supporting them on this epic journey they’re on and when the time is correct, connecting them with a worldwide viewers of gamers.”
For extra data and to remain updated on video games from the EA Originals label, go to www.ea.com/ea-originals. To study extra about EA Companions, the division inside Digital Arts that seeks out one of the best and boldest expertise from impartial studios world wide and companions with them to assist ship their unbelievable video games to gamers throughout all platforms and units, go to www.ea.com/partners.
About Silver Rain
Silver Rain Video games is an impartial recreation improvement studio primarily based in the UK. The studio was fashioned with the intention of welcoming new audiences to video games by means of creating thought-provoking and modern video games and content material throughout totally different mediums of leisure.
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