Former CEO of BioWare Austin and executive producer of Dragon Age: Dreadwolf, Christian Dailey is the head of Skeleton Key.
After bringing together former BioWare developers to create Archetype Entertainment, the American publisher Wizards of the Coast again brought together veterans of the Electronic Arts subsidiary to found Skeleton Key. Based in Austin, the structure aims to create immersive gameplay, unique stories, and thought-provoking moments of suspense and horror that invite players to have fun while facing their fears. If the preproduction of the first project has not yet been launched, recruitment is intensive in order to achieve an AAA with state-of-the-art technology.
We are extremely excited to announce Skeleton Key, our new video game studio based in Austin, TX!
Led by industry veterans, we are thrilled to join the growing family of digital games studios at @Wizards of the Coast.
Learn more about us at https://t.co/sP6DcBa6SJ pic.twitter.com/7Ct1dylPez
— Skeleton Key (@SkeletonKeyDev) July 26, 2022
“I’m thrilled to begin this new adventure with the company that created so many of my favorite toys and games growing up. Hasbro and Wizards of the Coast have been a huge influence on me, their brands have inspired my desire to pursue a lifelong career in video games.“, said Christian Dailey, general manager of Skeleton Key. “We look forward to expanding our team with other talented creators who share our passion.“. Cynthia Williams, President of Wizards of the Coast and the Digital Gaming Department, added: “We are thrilled to continue to expand our roster of exceptionally talented video game leaders and to welcome Christian Dailey. We will greatly benefit from the experience that this new studio will bring to us.”
Wizards of the Coast and its family of studios
- Tuque Games (Montreal, Canada)
- Atomic Arcade (Raleigh, Caroline du Nord)
- Wizards Kids Studio (Washington)
- Archetype Entertainment (Austin, Texas)
- Skeleton Key (Austin, Texas)