J.J. Abrams’ Bad Robot production company has announced that they’re expanding into the video game industry with a new division called Bad Robot Games.
The group is partnering with Chinese media conglomerate Tencent to form the new division, which will be controlled and operated by Abrams to develop original games. Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment is also signing on as a minority investor.
Bad Robot Games will team with various game developers to create both indie-sized and large-scale projects for the mobile, PC and console platforms. Dave Baranoff will run the division while “Duskers” creator Tim Keenan will have a creative director position.