NetEase Games announces the opening of its first studio in the United States with creative freedom and significant financial resources to create new licenses.
Led by industry veteran Jack Emmert, who has worked on City of Heroes, Neverwinter, Star Trek Online and DC Universe Online, among others, Jackalope Games is convinced that collaboration and diversity are essential ingredients for the success of a studio. Although based in Austin (Texas), the American studio has a virtual office to recruit talent from around the world and will operate independently to maintain creative autonomy in the development and publishing of its games.
We are excited to announce our first studio, called Jackalope Games, in the US 👏
Led by industry veteran Jack Emmert, the Texas-based studio will be creating new and exciting PC and console games as a first party studio of NetEase Games.🌏https://t.co/giU6zCaWg5
—NetEase Global (@NetEase_Global) May 5, 2022
“NetEase Games is the best possible place for me and my team to thrive“said Jack Emmert (Perfect World Entertainment, Daybreak Game Company, Dimensional Ink Games). “We share the same passion to create engaging online worlds for gamers around the world. NetEase Games provides the support and resources needed to build a great studio and great games.“