This new venture is dedicated to crafting an original online multiplayer-oriented sci-fi action game set within a futuristic universe.
Vogel’s extensive background encompasses the initiation of several game studios, including Sony Online Entertainment Austin, Bioware Austin, and Bethesda Game Studios Austin. His leadership has been instrumental in creating multiplayer and service-driven games like Meridian 59, Ultima Online, Star Wars: Galaxies, and Star Wars: The Old Republic.
While T-Minus Zero Entertainment’s principal headquarters resides in Austin, its operational approach is rooted in remote work, with various positions available for collaboration.
Vogel conveyed the studio’s core mission, stating, “Our studio’s mission is to create epic, immersive worlds where players from around the globe can play together, forming vibrant and passionate communities.” He emphasized that NetEase Games shares the team’s vision and has provided both support and creative freedom to realize their aspirations.
Notable industry experts also join the ranks of T-Minus Zero Entertainment, including:
Mark Tucker, Game Director, contributing 22 years of design expertise, having worked on titles like Fallout 76, DOOM, and Crimson Alliance.
Jeff Dobson, Art Director, bringing 26 years of experience from projects such as Star Wars: The Old Republic, Dragon Age Inquisition, Mass Effect Andromeda, and Anthem.
Scott Malone, Vice President of Operations and Production, contributing a decade of production involvement in games like Fallout 76, DOOM, and The Elder Scrolls Online.
Simon Zhu, NetEase Games’ President of Global Investments and Partnerships, emphasized the studio’s talented veterans and their potential to create innovative gaming experiences. He reiterated NetEase Games’ commitment to empowering creators and supporting games that inspire players and evolve over time.
The forthcoming developments from T-Minus Zero Entertainment are highly anticipated, and NetEase Games is dedicated to fostering the studio’s growth while eagerly anticipating the unveiling of their creative endeavors.