Don’t get too excited, it’s not Stephen Moffat, but it is someone that has written a number of Doctor Who novels and reference books, as well as providing narrative content for Dr Who licensed games and writing game guides, Oli Smith.
Paul Croft, director of games, Mediatonic comments: “Compelling stories and humour are a big focus for us in the games we make and are core values of our creative philosophy. Oli is a fantastic writer and I’m delighted to have him join the team to further cement our reputation in this area.”
Oli said, “Mediatonic’s unique style and edgy sense of humour really defines its games and I’m looking forward to taking these qualities even further as the company expands its scope across a range of platforms and titles. With such a talented team and creative atmosphere it’s a real thrill to be part of such an inspiring studio.”
Oli’s main task at Mediatonic will be creating characters and stories for the studio’s game projects which will include branded game content for a variety of clients and contributing to Mediatonic’s own-IP titles as his official title as Creative Writer / Producer.
Mediatonic’s own titles have been often noted for their emphasis on original and entertaining characters and narratives, so his talents will fit right in with the studio’s design process in forthcoming titles.
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