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Project Phoenix is a JRPG with a squad based RTS game design, brought to you by veteran developers and creators from the East and West.
Project Phoenix is a JRPG with a squad based RTS game design, brought to you by veteran developers and creators from the East and West.
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Please Give a Warm Welcome to Chay Johansson, our Technical Artist and Animator!

Posted by CIA, Inc. (Creator)
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You've seen the progress that's been made thus far in the art department. In an update awhile back, we showed you how Steffen Unger's work on the orc models have been coming together. Well, that's not all we've got in store for you.  Today, we're proud to announce the latest addition to our art team: Chay Johansson!

After graduating from Murdoch University, Chay Johansson started his career as a Cinematic Animator for Blizzard Entertainment, where he worked on games such as World of Warcraft's Wrath of the Lich King, Diablo 3, and Starcraft 2. This extensive portfolio of cinematic work for sci-fi and fantasy games has allowed him to go on to work on Phantasy Star Online 2 Nova for TriAce in Japan. Chay will be contributing to Project Phoenix as a Technical Artist and Animator, where he'll put his skills to use to make the combat and story scenes within the game feel much more vivid and intense.

Look forward to Chay's forthcoming work on Project Phoenix and we hope you're as excited as we are to see his efforts bear fruit!

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    1. Ted F. Simmerman on

      I can’t wait. Thank you all for what you have done.

    2. Jasae Bushae on

      Geez, some awesomely amazing names are joining this project.

    3. Vince Vazquez
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      Sweet news! And what a pedigree! That's awesome that you're doing work for Phantasy Star Nova too (I wish that kind of project would happen more often; repurposing MMO assets to make single-player RPGs just seems smart). Glad to hear more insane talent is coming aboard Project Phoenix!

      I hope some other Japanese teams are taking notice of what an international collaboration can accomplish, because this just keeps getting better & better!

    4. Scott Chocobear Howard Jr. on

      Awesome! I've always thought the cinematics for Wrath of the Lich King were so incredible! So pumped!