REDWOOD CITY, Calif. – December 14, 2016 – Perfect World Entertainment Inc., a leading publisher of online games, and Turtle Rock Studios, an independent developer best known for its work on the critically acclaimed Left 4 Dead and Evolve, today announced their partnership and the development of a new triple-A game IP for PC and console. The top secret free to play first-person shooter features intense online co-operative action, bringing Turtle Rock back to what it does best.
“We are developing a new franchise set in an all new universe that leverages the style of gameplay our community loves and expects from Turtle Rock Studios. We’re focusing on what we do best – heart-pounding moment-to-moment online co-op FPS action.” said Phil Robb, Co-founder of Turtle Rock Studios. “And with Perfect World Entertainment as our partner, we will always make sure that our players come first by listening to them and growing the game based on how they play and interact over what we hope are many years to come. We cannot wait to show them what we have in store.”
“This one is going to be huge," said Yoon IM, SVP, Global Publishing at Perfect World Entertainment. "We've been growing Perfect World Entertainment for about a decade now, always looking for strong developers to make cool games. We're proud to work with developers like Cryptic, Tuque, Runic and Unknown Worlds. Partnering with Turtle Rock and adding its new IP to our portfolio is great. We look forward to fully supporting Turtle Rock as a publishing partner and can't wait to show off their new game.”
Development on Turtle Rock's new co-op title is in full swing. While a full reveal is currently to be determined, the company is ramping up and looking for new talent to join its ranks.
For more information about and opportunities at Turtle Rock Studios, please visit: https://www.turtlerockstudios.com/
For more information about Perfect World Entertainment, please visit: http://www.perfectworld.com/
ABOUT PERFECT WORLD ENTERTAINMENT INC.
Perfect World Entertainment is a leading North American online games publisher specializing in immersive free-to-play MMORPGs. Founded in 2008, Perfect World Entertainment has published a number of popular titles, including Swordsman, Blacklight Retribution, Forsaken World, PWI and Star Trek Online. The company works closely with its American development teams and partners such as Cryptic Studios, developer of the highly acclaimed MMORPG Dungeons & Dragons Neverwinter, and Runic Games, developer of the hit Torchlight series, to provide unparalleled quality of service and game experiences to its players. A subsidiary of Perfect World Group, Perfect World Entertainment is headquartered in Silicon Valley, California. For more information, please visit: www.perfectworld.com.
ABOUT TURTLE ROCK STUDIOS
Founded in 2002, Turtle Rock Studios is an independent AAA game development studio based in Southern California. Turtle Rock Studios created the critically-acclaimed Evolve, Evolve: Stage 2, and Left 4 Dead and has also developed additional content for Left 4 Dead, Left 4 Dead 2 and titles in the Counter-Strike universe including Counter-Strike: Condition Zero and Counter-Strike: Source.