Sony’s former indie game guru Adam Boyes has joined Killer Instinct and Divekick developer Iron Galaxy Studios as its CEO.
Iron Galaxy tweeted the announcement. further noting that it also has a new CPO, Chelsea Blasko.
Boyes resigned from his role as PlayStation’s VP of third party relations & developer technology earlier this month so he could jump into the exciting world of game development.
He is arguably best known for the following tutorial wherein he and Shuhei Yoshida demonstrate how to share physical games on PS4.
Iron Galaxy developed such titles as Street Fighter III 3rd Strike Online Edition, Killer Instinct, Divekick and Wreckateer, while it published Videoball and Capsule Force. Less flatteringly, it also ported Batman: Arkham Knight to PC and Borderlands 2 to Vita.
“I’ve always had a passion for game development and I’m extremely excited to be getting closer to it with my move to Iron Galaxy,” Boyes said. “I’m honoured to be working with such a talented team and look forward to creating opportunities and crafting deals that deliver their products to a wider audience.”
“I am extremely excited to have Adam and Chelsea join the leadership team at Iron Galaxy,” company founder and former CEO Dave Lang added. “Adam is a seasoned professional who can expand and evolve the publishing arm of our business, while Chelsea, who has been with us since inception, can manage and drive the teams forward as we execute against a grander vision. With Adam in place, Chelsea and I can focus on cultivating talent, managing our teams and delivering great product.”