11 bit studios formed by CD Projekt, Metropolis Software vets

Former CD Projekt and Metropolis Software developers have announced the formation of 11 bit studios, a development house that will focus on "high-value, high-quality, digitally-distributed games." The team has previously worked on projects for major publishers such as Ubisoft, Monolith and Atari, and "aims to deliver unique and pioneering gameplay experiences for a wide range of platforms, including PC, iPhone, iPad and more." Managing director Grzegorz Miechowski believes its games will appeal to both hardcore and casual gamers with "unique gameplay mechanics" and "high production values."

The studio's first project will be revealed next week. For now, learn more about the team and see some tiny screens of its first game at the 11 bit studios website.
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Industry Veterans Launch 11 bit studios

Team Comprised of Former Metropolis Software/CD Projekt Developers Focusing on High-Value, High-Quality, Digitally-Distributed Titles

October 7, 2010 – Warsaw, Poland. The formation of 11 bit studios, a Warsaw-based video game developer, was announced today in the Polish capital. Founded by former Metropolis Software/CD Projekt Group staff who've set out to carve their own place in the games industry in an independent studio, 11 bit will focus on high-value, high-quality, digitally-distributed games.

The team, which has produced games for major publishers including Ubisoft, Atari, Interplay and Monolith, aims to deliver unique and pioneering gameplay experiences for a wide range of platforms, including PC, iPhone, iPad and more. 11 bit's first title will be unveiled next week.
"The games industry is constantly changing, and there is a tremendous opportunity for independent developers to succeed and to push the boundaries of gameplay on digital platforms," said Grzegorz Miechowski, Managing Director of 11 bit studios. "We're going to create games that introduce unique gameplay mechanics, carry high production values and are, most importantly, fun for both hardcore gamers and more casual players."

For more information, visit http://www.11bitstudios.com and follow the studio on Twitter (@11bitstudios) and Facebook.

This article was originally published on Joystiq.