Lunar Great Wall Studios Is Open For Business

In a world where it seems we’re hearing of studios cutting the fat and layoffs happening across the industry, it is good news to hear of new developers stepping into the gaming world. Today, Lunar Great Wall Studios had their formal unveiling to the gaming industry. Their focus will be “providing the best, creatively unique gaming experiences to players worldwide.” The studio currently has two titles in development and I’m certain we’ll hear more from them on what those games may be.

Take a look inside the studio here.


Read the press release below.

Milan, Italy – 6 February, 2018 — Pioneering Italian games developer, Lunar Great Wall Studios announced today its formal unveiling to the games industry, with sights set firmly on providing the best, creatively unique gaming experiences to players worldwide.

The new studio was founded in May 2016 by Marco Ponte, a games industry veteran with over 15 years of experience within the industry, with the support of internationally renowned Jinglebell Communication, and aims to combine expertise, creative talent and technology.

Lunar Great Wall Studios also invite you to meet the team behind its creative projects, giving gaming enthusiasts a look inside its studio as it embarks on its game development journey, discussing the creative vision and exciting studio culture.

Marco Ponte, CEO of Lunar Great Wall Studios commented: “We’ve had a fantastic first-year, securing over one million euros in funding, allowing us to come to the point that we’re ready to reveal ourselves to the world.” He continued, “We’re all very passionate about what we do and always look to work on products which take a different direction from traditional design and genre. We’re very excited to be working on our own original IP to be announced in the near future, which is an innovative ‘emotion-driven’ multi-platform projects where fun, art and culture are the protagonists”

Ponte, who has more than 25 published titles to his name across a wide variety of platforms has recruited a strong team of professionals share his vision for the company and are all driven by their passion for the games industry. This has driven Ponte to invest in the future of the industry, with bespoke courses designed to usher in a new generation of talent.

Ponte continues, “Lunar Great Wall Studios is to be more than a developer; a catalyst for growth in our industry. Our investment in talent isn’t limited by our studio, but driven by it, with courses designed to be accessible. Featuring guests from other developers, we’re excited to allow a point of entry for anyone that wants to break into the games industry.”

Lunar Great Wall Studios will be developing games for all major platforms (PC/ Mac/ PS4/ XboxOne/ Nintendo Switch) as well as for the mobile market, with two titles currently in production. It is also researching and developing solutions for new virtual and augmented reality devices, including new ways of interacting, with the aim of offering original gaming experiences to both consumers and B2B clients.

Written by Ben Palmer

Ben Palmer

An avid video game enthusiast who loves collector’s editions, retro gaming & the history of this great hobby.

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