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PlayStation Veterans Form New Studio Liithos, Announce Open-World Title Ashfall Featuring NFTs

PlayStation Veterans Form New Studio Liithos, Announce Open-World Title Ashfall  Featuring NFTs

by William D’Angelo, published 16 hours ago / 1,435 Views

PlayStation veteran Michael Mumbauer and Days Gone imaginative director John Garvin have actually produced a brand-new AAA computer game studio called Liithos, according to VentureBeat

They are establishing a narrative-driven open-world title with NFTs called Ashfall The video game remains in advancement for consoles, PC, and Web3. It is referred to as a “real Web3 triple-A title” as it utilizes a cryptocurrency called HBAR.

Garvin is the author and director for Ashfall He formerly operated at Sony’s Bend Studio on Days Gone and Syphon Filter Mumbauer is the CEO of Liithos and was previously the CEO of That’s No Moon.

” I’ve found out a lot from previous experiences and my time at That’s No Moon, however I wished to bend my innovative muscles and check out a brand-new endeavor,” Mumbauer informed VentureBeat. “I’m enjoyed be dealing with John Garvin, Hedera and the Liithos group to bring a brand-new triple-A transmedia experience to players.”

Mumbauer in a declaration included, “At Liithos, we wish to provide the next advancement of triple-A video gaming to the masses in linked manner ins which have actually never ever been experienced prior to. The video gaming market is fantastic because it has actually developed through a series of developments, never ever reversing.

” We anticipate continuing that pattern, dealing with partners like the HBAR Foundation in assistance of the Hedera network, who comprehend the prospective and require for development with no hazardous effect to the environment.”

PlayStation Veterans Form New AAA Studio Liithos, Announces Open-World NFT Title Ashfall

Garvin in his own declaration stated,” Michael and I have actually collaborated artistically for practically 20 years and this is our possibility to develop something truly brand-new and amazing. It’s like getting the band back together.

” Our objective is to produce a really next-gen, open world experience that engages with brand-new innovations to permit user-generated material. As constantly, our focus is on producing cherished characters, fascinating stories and evolutionary gameplay and a world worth checking out, not simply in video games, however other media too.”

Mumbauer was asked how Web3 would contribute in Ashfall and he stated, “Transmedia and the power of linked worlds has actually constantly been something I’ve been exceptionally enthusiastic about. There is a little bit of a misconception in my viewpoint on what blockchain video gaming might indicate for players. I see the blockchain as a train and the primary station is videogames.

” The other rail stations all result in the primary one, which is video games and the trains provide valuable freight (NFTs) to players through the other stations. It’s a method to have much deeper and more appealing experiences than we’ve ever seen prior to. We wish to reward players for doing things they currently like doing, and produce a course from those locations they like back to the important things they like the most, video gaming.”

Alex Russman, vice president and head of the metaverse fund at The HBAR Foundation included, “The group that Michael has actually put together at Liithos represents the leading minds in AAA video game advancement and the development of transmedia IP.

” As Liithos lead the charge in bringing top-tier video gaming into the Web3 age, developing richer and more fulfilling experiences for their users, we are delighted to partner with them and support the advancement of Liithos’ video games and environment, both on the Hedera network and within the wider video gaming market.”

HBAR Foundation was established in 2021 and is working to establish the “Hedera environment and the HBAR economy by offering grants and other resources to designers, start-ups and companies that look for to introduce decentralized applications in DeFi, NFTs, CBDCs, ESGs, video gaming and other sectors. Hedera utilizes its own blockchain-like innovation to validate digital products and deals on a big scale.”


A life-long and passionate player, William D’Angelo was very first presented to VGChartz in2007 After years of supporting the website, he was induced in 2010 as a junior expert, working his method as much as lead expert in 2012 and taking control of the hardware approximates in2017 He has actually broadened his participation in the video gaming neighborhood by producing material on his own YouTube channel and Twitch channel You can call the author on Twitter @TrunksWD


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