Bethesda opens Battlecry Studios

New studio headed by industry veteran Rich Vogel.

Bethesda Softworks has announced the opening of Battlecry Studios, a new developer based in Austin, Texas and headed by long-time industry veteran Rich Vogel.

Vogel most recently worked as the executive producer of development on Star Wars: The Old Republic at BioWare, and previously played roles in Ultima Online and Star Wars Galaxies.

Battlecry is currently seking talent to fill key roles for an unannounced project. To apply, visit ZeniMax’s job site.

“I have always admired and respected Bethesda’s approach to making great, original games,” said Vogel. “It’s a belief and passion I share, and I’m looking forward to building a team of high quality developers who want to bring that same commitment and creative energy to the games we’ll be creating.”

“We are very pleased to have someone with Rich’s vast experience join us at Bethesda,” said Vlatko Andonov, President of Bethesda Softworks. “Rich has a history of building and managing talented development teams and bringing high quality games to market, and we look forward to working with him on a new exciting project.”

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