Shadows of the Damned director partners with Sony

Massimo Guarini forms new studio

Shadows of the Damned director Massimo Guarini has partnered with Sony Computer Entertainment Europe to work on platform exclusive IP.


Guarini and Sony made the announcement overnight, along with news that Guarini has opened a new studio called Ovosonico. The partnership will result in Guarini-led exclusive titles for PlayStation consoles.

"There has never been a better time to contribute to the growth of the video games industry," Guarini said. "Ovosonico aims to challenge convention, to push the boundaries further and expand our medium by delivering innovative, emotionally engaging games that deepy resonate with people. SCE Worldwide Studios Europe understands our vision and we are thrilled to partner with them."

Sony Worldwide Studios senior vice president Michael Denny added that the company is "incredible excited to be working with such an innovative new studio as Ovosonico."

"It is through working with creative minds such as Massimo Guarini that ensures that the best exclusive games are only available on PlayStation and we firmly believe that this relationship will result in something special."

Ovosonico will be the first Italy-based studio to join the Sony stable.