|[March 22, 2013]
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment Announces WB Games San Francisco
BURBANK, Calif. --(Business Wire)--
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment announced today the formation of
WB Games San Francisco, a new, digital video game studio in San
Francisco, California. Opening this year, the studio will specialize in
developing and publishing high-quality, free-to-play, mobile, social and
"We are extremely pleased to add WB Games San Francisco to our global
portfolio of studios and publishing capabilities," said Martin Tremblay,
President, Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment. "As our company has
grown over the years, it has been a high priority to attract and
cultivate creativity and innovation in top markets for game development
around the world."
Greg Ballard, Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment's Senior Vice
President of Digital Games, will lead the studio.
"The Bay Area is the home of social and mobile gaming and WB Games San
Francisco is Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment's opportunity to
expand our game development capailities into the epicenter of the
digital world," said Ballard. "San Francisco is a hotbed of local talent
and convenient access to major partners, and this will help us achieve
our goal to bring our top entertainment and gaming brands, as well as
original IP, to multiple mobile, social and emerging platforms."
In addition to developing games, WB Games San Francisco will also
oversee publishing of all other mobile games developed by Warner Bros.
Interactive Entertainment. The studio will be located in the same
offices as San Francisco-based Flixster, one of the most popular online
destinations for discovering and accessing content.
About Warner Bros. Home Entertainment, Inc.
Warner Bros. Home Entertainment (WBHE) brings together Warner Bros.
Entertainment's home video, digital distribution, interactive
entertainment, technical operations and anti-piracy businesses in order
to maximize current and next-generation distribution scenarios. An
industry leader since its inception, WBHE oversees the global
distribution of content through packaged goods (Blu-ray Disc™ and DVD)
and digital media in the form of electronic sell-through and
video-on-demand via cable, satellite, online and mobile channels, and is
a significant developer and publisher for console and online video game
titles worldwide. WBHE distributes its product through third party
retail partners and licensees, as well as directly to consumers through
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, a division of Warner Bros. Home
Entertainment, Inc., is a premier worldwide publisher, developer,
licensor and distributor of entertainment content for the interactive
space across all current and future platforms, including console,
handheld and PC-based gaming for both internal and third party game
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