Bellevue, WA – July 26 – Wizards of the Coast, a subsidiary of Hasbro, Inc. (NASDAQ: HAS), today announced that Christian Dailey has joined the company as Vice President and Head of Studio for the new Austin-based, Skeleton Key.
Christian joins Wizards of the Coast from BioWare, where he most recently served as Executive Producer for the Dragon Age franchise. Prior to joining BioWare, Dailey spent over 20 years in the video game industry including his leadership of supporting AAA development projects at Electronic Arts and Blizzard Entertainment.
“We are thrilled to continue to build our roster of exceptionally talented digital gaming leaders and welcome Christian to the team,” said Cynthia Williams, President of Wizards of the Coast and Digital Gaming. “We will greatly benefit from the experience that this team and new video game studio bring to Wizards of the Coast and Hasbro.”
“I am excited to be starting this new adventure with the company that has 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 pursuit of a lifelong career in video games,” Christian shared. We are looking forward to growing our studio team with more talented creators who share our passion.”
Skeleton Key joins the ranks of Wizards of the Coast’s existing North America Video Game studios: Archetype Entertainment (also in Austin, TX), Atomic Arcade (Raleigh, NC), Tuque Games (Montreal, QC), and two studios in Washington State
Find out more about Skeleton Key at skeletonkeystudio.com
Wizards of the Coast, a division of Hasbro (NASDAQ: HAS), develops legendary games that inspire creativity, spark passions, forge friendships and foster communities around a lifetime love of games. Wizards delivers compelling experiences for gamers across tabletop and digital gaming through its best-known franchises MAGIC: THE GATHERING and DUNGEONS & DRAGONS and Hasbro’s unparalleled portfolio of approximately 1,500 brands.
With headquarters in Bellevue, Washington and studios in Austin, Montreal, Raleigh and Renton; Wizards is dedicated to fostering world-class talent to create unforgettable play experiences on all platforms. To learn more about Wizards, please visit our company website and social channels (@Wizards on Twitter and LinkedIn).
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