Video Game Companies in Boston – A-Z – 38 Studios

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Website – http://www.38studios.com/

Founded – 2006

Founder – Curt Schilling

Games: Copernicus (planned for release in 2010)

Interesting Facts

– In the beginning, company was called Green Monster Games

– It was created by Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling

– Munch (see above) is a symbol of the company and in 2007, 38 Studios offered up to $18,000 in prizes to students in New England area who would come up with companions for Munch and develop original games based on them.

– In may of 2008, three students from Worcester Polytechnic Institute – Morgan Quirk, Andrew Tremblay and Adrian Meija – each won $1,000 for their game called “Super Munch Turbo 2”.

– Todd Macfarlane and R.A. Salvatore are work on 38 Studios first game entitled “Copernicus”, which is slated for release in 2010.

Sources:

http://www.cnn.com/2008/TECH/01/09/schilling.game/index.html

http://www.xconomy.com/boston/2007/12/17/38-studios-to-boston-game-developers-munch-on-this/

http://www.gamespot.com/news/6166072.html

http://www.boston.com/business/ticker/2006/10/schillings_game_1.html

http://www.worthplaying.com/article.php?sid=41170&mode=thread&order=0

http://www.wpi.edu/News/Releases/20078/massgamechallenge.html

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