have announced that their expansion into the MMO market continues with hiring Stuart Moulder as their new Vice President of Studios, with responsibility for game development across all of their studios. Gazillion
recently announced that they had purchased Netdevil
, who are developing Jumpgate Evolution
and LEGO Universe
. They also announced that they are developing two games based on the Marvel superhero licence
Moulder has most recently worked as Senior Vice President at Screenlife where he was responsible for bringing the Scene It?
license to games as helping with the sale of the company to Paramount Digital. He also spent eight years at Microsoft where he was responsible for acquiring and managing companies such as Hal
o developer Bungie, Age of Empires
and Halo Wars
developer Ensemble Studios and veteran developers FASA of Mechwarrior
fame, although since he has left Microsoft we have seen Ensemble Studios and FASA shut down and Bungie has become independent.