Gas Powered Games developing, with Square Enix to publish.
Sqaure Enix and Gas Powered Games have today announced the formation of a strategic partnership, beginning with the development of Supreme Commander 2, a sequel to the award-winning RTS.
The partnership represents one of the first steps Square Enix is taking towards the goal of increasing western development efforts aimed for the global markets. Square Enix has also noted that the move into the RTS genre marks a significant expansion in its product line-up.
"Gas Powered Games is an accomplished development house that has demonstrated its ability to successfully create and develop intellectual properties," said John Yamamoto, president and chief executive officer of Square Enix and Square Enix, Inc.. "We are extremely excited to begin working with Gas Powered Games' talented personnel and see this strategic partnership as a significant step in our efforts to bring Square Enix titles to a broader global audience."
Gas Powered Games CEO and creator of titles including Dungeon Siege and Supreme Commander Chris Taylor commented: "It is truly a great honour to join forces with as renowned a developer and publisher as Square Enix, Inc. Everyone at Gas Powered Games is thrilled about this collaboration, and the results will surely delight video game fans around the world."
Details on Supreme Commander 2 are to be released at a later date.