Ovosonico partners with Sony Worldwide Studios Europe

Ovosonico partners with Sony
Ovosonico, the development studio founded by Shadows of the Damned director Massimo Guarini, has signed up with Sony Computer Entertainment Worldwide Studios Europe to work together on a new intellectual property. Ovosonico is the first studio in Italy to partner with SCE WWSE – "and due to the growing talent in this country; we believe the first of many," noted senior vice president Michael Denny.

In the absence of information about Ovosonico's first game, allow us to use this space to tell you to go play Shadows of the Damned.
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BRAND NEW STUDIO ESTABLISHES PARTNERSHIP WITH SONY COMPUTER ENTERTAINMENT WORLDWIDE STUDIOS EUROPE

SCE WWSE to support Ex Grasshopper Manufacture Game Director's New Project, Ovosonico


Varese, 19th March 2013 - Ovosonico, a new, independent studio founded by industry veteran Massimo Guaring today announced a partnership with Sony Computer Entertainment Worldwide Studios Europe (SCE WWSE). SCE WWSE will be working together with Ovosonico on new intellectual property.

"There has never been a better time to contribute to the growth of the video games industry. Ovosonico aims to challenge convention, to push the boundaries further and expand out medium by delivering innovative, emotionally engaging games that deeply resonate with people" said Massimo Guarini, Founder and CEO at Ovosonico. "SCE Worldwide Studios Europe understands out vision and we are thrilled to partner with them. We strongly feel that they are the perfect partner for us."

Established in 2012, Ovosonico specializes in creating new IP by designing and developing original, unconventional and articically-crafted video games. Having preciously directed the award-winning Suda51's Shadows of the Damned, as well as Ubisoft's Naruto - Rise of a Ninja, Massimo Guarini will be heading the studio and will be directing Ovosonico's debit title.

"We're incredibly excited to be working with such an innovative new studio as Ovosonico," said Michael Denny, Senior Vice President, Sony Computer Entertainment Worldwide Studios Europe. "It is through working with creative minds such as Massimo Guarini that ensures that the best exclusive games are only available on PlayStation and we firmly believe that this relationship will result in something special. This is the first studio we have worked with in Italy and due to the growing talent in this country; we believe the first of many."

This article was originally published on Joystiq.