StarCraft pro player Sean “Day” Plott has joined new developer Artillery as head of games, and will manage game design on a mysterious new browser project.
Eurogamer reports that California-based studio Artillery is comprised of former Google and Facebook engineers and together with Plott’s input, it will make a console-quality browser title in HTML5.
On his personal site, Plott said of the project, “I’ve always loved playing games and competing in StarCraft. So, after college I applied for and was accepted to an Interactive Media (game design) graduate program at USC. After a few short months, I got a taste of the enormous fun of making your own game.
“Artillery set out to do the impossible: to have graphically intensive, triple-A games load quickly and run smoothly in the browser. Without any interruption to the usual DayTV show schedule, I’ll be joining with Artillery to help put those years of RTS design ideas into a real, tangible game! The entire game will run in-browser with virtually no load time.”
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