We’re excited to announce that Dave Grossman, classic LucasArts Adventure Game Designer and former Director of Design and Writing at Telltale Games is now the Chief Creative Officer at Reactive Studios.

What exactly will Dave be working on at Reactive Studios, you ask?

Dave will be joining the team to lead content development and provide creative direction for Codename Cygnus and other upcoming interactive audio stories for Reactive Studios.

Dave Grossman will lead the content development efforts and provide creative direction for Codename Cygnus and other interactive audio stories for Reactive Studios.

“I’m looking forward to exploring the uncharted waters of interactive audio and establishing principles for a new storytelling medium,” said Grossman. “The narrative design challenges are unique and intriguing and there’s a lot of fun to be had here, for me and the audience both.”

“Over the past year we have developed a new system for the rapid creation and episodic distribution of interactive audio stories,” said Jonathon Myers, CEO of Reactive Studios. “Dave is both an interactive narrative design veteran and a pioneer of episodic story release cycles in the video game industry. He’s the perfect person to embrace our technology and take charge of the creative content aspects of our pipeline.”

We’re extremely excited to have Dave Grossman as a part of our team, leading the future of Codename Cygnus and our upcoming interactive audio stories!

Coverage Roundup

The news of Dave joining the team has been shared on many different websites across the last week. Below are some links to lengthy interviews and articles about the news.

IGN did a lengthy interview with Dave regarding his new position on the team. You can read the interview over on IGN here: www.ign.com/articles/2014/11/18/dave-grossman-joins-reactive-studios-as-chief-creative-officer 

Polygon also did an interview with Dave! Check it out: www.polygon.com/2014/11/21/7256505/dave-grossman-reactive-studios

We even got a great mention from a moderator on the Double Fine Games forums! http://www.doublefine.com/forums/viewthread/10150/P2880/#366718 

Additionally, VentureBeat, GameIndustry.biz, Show Me The Games, and Develop-Online.net wrote about the big news!

That’s all for now, agent!

Before you go though, don’t forget to let us know what you would like Dave Grossman to do with interactive audio dramas, like Codename Cygnus? Leave a comment below!