TweakTown
Tech content trusted by users in North America and around the world
5,999 Reviews & Articles | 38,731 News Posts
TRENDING NOW: Intel's Core i7-5960X CPU has already been overclocked to 6.2GHz

Tony Hawk developer Neversoft rumored to merge with Infinity Ward

Neversoft, the developer behind the Tony Hawk's Pro Skater games, is rumored to be merging with Call of Duty developer Infinity Ward (NASDAQ:ATVI)

| Business, Financial & Legal News | Posted: May 4, 2014 2:34 am

Neversoft, the studio behind the Tony Hawk's Pro Skater games, is rumored to be closing up shop and moving its staff over to Infinity Ward. The Neversoft name will reportedly be retired, with a full merger with the Call of Duty developer.

 

TweakTown image news/3/7/37482_03_tony_hawk_developer_neversoft_rumored_to_merge_with_infinity_ward.jpg

 

The news is coming from an internal memo from Activision Publishing CEO, Eric Hirshburg, which fell into the hands of Giant Bomb. The single, bigger studio will keep the Infinity Ward name, as it has the closest ties with one of Activision's biggest franchises: Call of Duty. Neversoft co-founder and studio boss Joel Jewett and Studio Director Scott Pease will reportedly step down from game development after the merger, but will stay on in an assisting capacity during the merger.

NEWS SOURCES:Kotaku.com

Related Tags

Further Reading: Read and find more Business, Financial & Legal news at our Business, Financial & Legal news index page.

Do you get our news RSS feed? Get It!

Got an opinion on this news? Post a comment below!

Latest Tech News Posts

View More News Posts
Check out TweakTown Polls on LockerDome on LockerDome

Forum Activity

View More Forum Posts

Press Releases

View More Press Releases