Square Enix has announced the establishment of Square Enix London Mobile, a “high-quality, free-to-play mobile games” studio currently developing two titles based on the Tomb Raider and Nickelodeon’s Avatar: The Last Airbender intellectual properties. It is currently actively recruiting marketing and production talent.
“At Square Enix London Mobile, our goal is to move the world through play and in order to do this, we need to grow our team with even more unique voices, varieties of perspectives, and creative energy,” said Square Enix London Mobile studio head Ed Perkins in a press release. “We have great games in development, access to Square Enix-owned intellectual properties and relationships with the world’s top entertainment companies, but our people will be the competitive advantage that fuels our success now and in the future.”
The still-to-be-titled Avatar: The Last Airbender is in development with Vancouver-based studio Navigator Games.
“It has been an incredible privilege to partner with Square Enix London Mobile on the creation of a game with such an iconic intellectual propertiy,” said Navigator Games CEO Will Moore. “The Avatar: The Last Airbender universe has so many layers and complex storylines to explore and we look forward to fully unveiling it and sharing it with all the incredibly passionate and loyal Avatar fans in the future.”