Rocksteady co-founders are leaving the studio
Sefton Hill and Jamie Walker are transferring on to a brand new journey
Rocksteady co-founders Sefton Hill and Jamie Walker are leaving the corporate. The pair introduced they’ll depart Rocksteady on the finish of 2022.
In a letter detailing the shift, Rocksteady confirms that founding member and longtime director of manufacturing Nathan Burlow will take over as studio director. Darius Sadeghian will take over the function of Studio Product Director.
“With Suicide Squad: Kill the Justice League almost completed, they’ve each determined to go away Rocksteady on the finish of 2022 and can start a brand new journey in gaming,” reads right this moment’s assertion. “We now have the utmost respect and gratitude for Jamie and Sefton and need all of them the perfect of their new endeavor, and like many followers, we stay up for what they do subsequent.”
No phrase but on what the duo will go on to do. Immediately’s letter says the 2 will probably be transferring on to a “new journey” in gaming. Hill and Walker wished Burlow and Sadeghian the perfect in taking the reins of Rocksteady.
“Now with Suicide Squad in protected arms, and the group right here stronger than ever, it’s time at hand over the reins, and for us to start out a brand new journey collectively in video games,” wrote Hill and Walker.
The duo of Walker and Hill has been behind Rocksteady because it was fashioned in 2004. The 2 had beforehand labored collectively at Argonaut Video games.
The group would go on to kickstart the Batman: Arkham sequence of video games. The Arkham sequence grew, increasing out to different studios, and has develop into fairly pivotal for the fashionable superhero style.
Rocksteady is at the moment engaged on Suicide Squad: Kill the Justice League, which was pushed out of this 12 months and into spring 2023.