EXCLUSIVE: Louise Blain is becoming a member of Blumhouse Video games as Inventive Lead, the corporate stated Wednesday. In her new function, the journalist and radio host will work with the companions on the nascent division to convey their artistic imaginative and prescient to life of their optimum kind with a deal with narrative and world constructing. She’ll additionally assist the studio to determine and vet potential companions and recreation concepts.
With greater than 12 years of expertise throughout magazines, on-line content material and podcasts, Blain is dialed in to the horror style. She additionally served as host of the BBC radio program Sound of Gaming.
“Louise brings an encyclopedic information of horror throughout all media, significantly in video video games,” stated Blumhouse Video games president Zach Wooden. “Her artistic lens and prior expertise in style completely aligns with our aim of delivering distinctive and artistic horror recreation experiences to our viewers.”
Added Blain: “As an enormous fan of Blumhouse horror in all its kinds, I’m thrilled to be becoming a member of the video games division. I’m actually wanting ahead to working with our growth companions to ship much more frights.”
Blumhouse Video games was established earlier this 12 months when Wooden and Don Sechler had been named president and CFO, respectively. The subsidiary companions with impartial recreation builders on authentic, horror-themed video games for console, PC and cell audiences.
Within the spirit of its movement image enterprise, Blumhouse Video games is concentrating on indie-budget video games (beneath $10M) to allow innovation and push artistic boundaries.