Martyn Brown

Team 17 co-founder to lead Activision’s new UK mobile studio

Activision has lured Martyn Brown, co-founder of Worms developer Team 17, to head a new studio in the UK.

8 years ago

Martyn Brown headlines

  • Ex-Team17 boss Martyn Brown consulting Double Eleven

    Ex-Team17 boss Martyn Brown has taken on the role of a consultant for independent developer Double Eleven.

    9 years ago
  • Martyn Brown and Team17 part ways

    Team17 studio head and co-founder Martyn Brown has just announced on Facebook that’s he has left the UK developer.

    9 years ago
  • Team 17 shifts focus to digital instead of boxed products

    UK-based studio Team 17 has said it’s planning to increase the number of downloadable games it produces, and forgo boxed products in the future.

    9 years ago
  • PSP go issues are not digital-related, says Team 17 boss

    Team 17 boss Martyn Brown has said problems with PSP go have nothing to do with the fact it’s a digital device, but more so because of the price and available library.

    10 years ago
  • Alien Breed Evolution hitting Steam and PSN this summer

    Team 17 has announced that Alien Breed Evolution will be released on Steam and PSN this summer, complete with a new name.

    10 years ago
  • Worms Reloaded: New 2D Worms for PC hitting Steam

    Team 17’s Martyn Brown has tweeted that a new 2D Worms title is heading to PC.

    10 years ago
  • Team 17: Microsoft bribery claims are "bollocks"

    Team 17 boss Martyn Brown has said that claims of bribery from Microsoft over the timed exclusivity of Alien Breed: Evolution for Xbox Live Arcade, are “bollocks”, although understands there are PS3 owners who are pissed at the exclusivity deal. “I understand that. It’s difficult. Obviously we’d like everything on every platform day one. The […]

    11 years ago
  • Alien Breed Evolution to debut on XBLA because of faith shown by Microsoft, says Team 17's Brown

    In a video interview with VG247 last week, Team 17 boss Martyn Brown said that Alien Breed Evolution will release on Xbox Live Arcade first due to the faith Microsoft showed in the developer from an early stage. “I think XBLA still leads PS3 in terms of user base and probably the amount of people […]

    11 years ago
  • Vid interview - Alien Breed to appeal to Gears and Halo fans, says Team 17's Brown

    Team 17 boss Martyn Brown’s told VG247 that downloadable actioner Alien Breed Evolution should appeal to Xbox 360 fans’ traditional loves in Halo and Gears of War. The UK studio manager said the title, the first of a trilogy that’s cost $2.5 million to develop so far, could replicate the company’s significant online console success […]

    11 years ago
  • Alien Breed Evolution - 5 minutes of gameplay video

    There’s a five-minute, off-screen movie of Team 17’s Alien Breed Evolution after the break. We saw the frankly awesome-looking shooter today at Develop in Brighton. The detail really doesn’t come over in this video, but it’s a joy to behold in the flesh. You’ll get a good idea of what’s going on in the footage. […]

    11 years ago
  • Alien Breed trilogy: PS3 version coming later

    Team 17’s Martyn Brown has told VG247 that the Alien Breed trilogy will be released on PS3, but for now it’s a timed Xbox 360 exclusive. The first episode will have five levels, each at an hour long. There’s another three hours of co-op, which is separate content. More on our interview with Martyn is […]

    11 years ago
  • Worms PSN - Holy Hand Grenade confirmed

    Team17 studio boss Martyn Brown’s confirmed to VG247 that the PSN Worms version coming later this year includes the holy hand grenade. “We can confirm, before we’re besieged, that Worms PSN does have the Holy Hand Grenade,” said Brown. The PS3 version’s essentially a bumped out take on the current XBLA title. “Worms PSN is… […]

    11 years ago
  • Team 17 boss cautious of DSi SD feature

    Speaking to GI, Team 17 head Martyn Brown’s welcomed the ability to slot and SD card into the newly announced DSi, but has warned the feature may bring more widespread piracy to the platform. “Adding an SD slot makes a bunch of sense for downloadable content given the way things are going,” he said. “I […]

    11 years ago
  • Rein to speak at Nordic Game 2008

    Epic head Mark Rein is to speak in the business and production track at this year’s Nordic Game. Rein will sit on a round-table discussion called Art of the Deal, which will focus on the publisher pitching process. Othe panelists include MGS business development director Peter Zetterberg, Ross Erickson, VP acquisitions at Sierra Online, studio […]

    12 years ago