Former Fall Guys devs found studio Kindred Spirit Games

Former Fall Guys devs found studio Kindred Spirit Games

Two game development veterans, Megan Ralph and Joel Herber, have set up a new indie studio called Kindred Spirit. 

In a post on LinkedIn, the duo said that they had been working for six months on this new venture. Ralph has 14 years of experience, having worked at the likes of Team Bondi of LA Noire, Sony London Studio (RIP), Mediatonic and Ninja Theory. Meanwhile, Herber has held roles at Plug-In Media, Dream Reality Interactive and Mediatonic Games. Both most recently worked at indie studio Land and Sea. 

"After quietly working behind the scenes for the past 6 months, we’re thrilled to finally reveal our new studio… We are Kindred Spirit Games," the duo wrote.

"With a combined 20 years of experience, we’ve been department leads on acclaimed titles such as Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout as well as L.A. Noire and the upcoming indie game Summerhill the Alto's Adventure series. Now, we’re channelling our passion and expertise into our debut title, and we can’t wait to share updates on our progress and show you what we’ve been working on." 

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