Cold Iron Studios which was founded by ex-Cryptic Studios developers in 2015 and has now been snapped up by FoxNext. Cold Iron Studios key players include CEO Craig Zinkievich, chief technology officer Shannon Posniewski, and creative director Matt Highison
This acquisition also brings news that Cold Iron Studios are now working on a new Alien game from the FOX film franchise which will be coming to PC and consoles.
“Cold Iron Studios has amazing design, craftsmanship and development talent that we are excited to welcome at FoxNext Games as we pursue our goal to build a multi-platform, multi-genre portfolio of great games,” said FoxNext Games’ president of studios Aaron Loeb. “I am a personal fan of Cold Iron’s previous work and all of us at FoxNext Games are thrilled to be working with them as they create an action-packed persistent world, steeped in the mysteries of this beloved Alien universe.”
“We believe in FoxNext’s vision and we are thrilled about the opportunity to explore an amazing and rich universe,” said CEO Zinkievich. “Our background in building online worlds and taking established franchises to the next level in interactive entertainment is a precise fit with our product roadmap ahead; we can’t wait to share more information soon.”
It’s been a while since the last decent Alien game, which was Alien Isolation from Creative Assembly, so it will be interesting to see what Cold Iron come up with.