38 Studios Adds Two SVPs
38 Studios, the company founded by Major League Baseball pitcher Curt Schilling that recently shipped Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning, has hired to veterans of persistent online game development. 38 Studios has hired John Blakely, formerly of Zynga and Sony Online Entertainment, to work as Senior Vice President of Development oversee game development in 38 Studios' offices in Providence, RI and Baltimore, MD. The company has also hired Mark Hansen, who oversaw development of Lego Universe at Playwell Studios. Hansen will join 38 Studios as Senior Vice President of Operations and Business who will oversee the company's development efforts.