Age Of Empires co-creator forms new mobile start up

By Stephany Nunneley, Tuesday, 17 July 2012 20:27 GMT

Tony Goodman, one of the co-creators of Ensemble Studios’ Age Of Empires, has launched a new mobile start up called PeopleFun, telling VentureBeat his firm plans to create “character driven games,” and start small. “We were so successful with our first idea that we never got around to some of our other ideas. We’d like to create character-driven games, like the Nintendo games that we grew up with,” he said. The Texas-based studio includes John Boog-Scoot and Angelo Laudon, also ex-Ensemble Studios staffers. The team will focus on titles for iOS and Android.

Sometimes we include links to online retail stores. If you click on one and make a purchase we may receive a small commission. For more information, go here.

Comments

Headlines

Age Of Empires

Ensemble Studios

Tony Goodman

  • Halo Wars: Bungie saw project as 'whoring out the franchise'

    Halo Wars may not have been original, but it put a neat spin on Microsoft’s well-known franchise. For Ensemble Studios, it was never meant to be a Halo game. Founder Tony Goodman has spent time discussing the difficult situation faced by his team.

  • All studios formed by ex-Ensemble staff, in case you're confused

    Rock Paper Shotgun has listed the new studios formed by now-defunct Ensemble Studios on one pretty page. It’s a good thing, because we know most people are prone to ADHD, and lists help keep your brain cells organized. Without further ado, here’s the breakdown: Robot Entertainment: Started by Ensemble co-founder Tony Goodman in Texas with […]