SimCity’s creative director, Ocean Quigley, confirmed yesterday on Twitter that he has left Maxis and Electronic Arts to set up a new studio called Jellygrade with SimCity lead architect Andrew Willmott and lead gameplay engineer Dan Moskowitz.
“We were lead developers on SimCity, SimCity 4, Spore and The Sims2,” said Quigley. “We love making simulations. We’re making a simulation about the dawn of life on earth; about lava, water, rock and the emergence of the first primordial creatures.”
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