Ex-Diablo Launch Hyporeal Games

Written by Medievaldragon on . Posted in Uncategorized

Ex-employees of Blizzard North, involved in Diablo franchise, have launched their own Game Developer Studio under the name Hyporeal Games.  They are already developing a new game named Starfall.  Michio Okamura was Art Director and Lead Artist—created all characters visuals of Diablo and Diablo II, including how Diablo looks like.  Eric Sexton – game designer that worked with Okamura’s art, animating in computer most of the NPCs, and co-creator of the Random Item system. Finally Steven Woo—designer of Diablo and Diablo II User interface and responsible for localization work for game release and patching. The Blizzard legacy has sprung many new Game Studios: Red 5 Studios, Nihilistic, Flagship Studios, Castaway Entertainment, and others.

Their game seems to be focused on a futuristic RPG-based scenario for PC.  No further info was made available.

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