Clover Staff Forms New Studio


Clover Studios employees found new company, Seeds.

Employees from Clover Studios, which was closed by Capcom in October, 2006, have started a new studio named Seeds. Notable names working at Seeds include many developers from Okami, Resident Evil 4, Devil May Cry and Viewtiful Joe, such as Hideki Kamiya, Nao Ueda, Yuta Kimura, Mari Shimazaki and Masami Ueda. Atsushi Inaba, producer of Viewtiful Joe, will serve as the company’s president and lead a staff of 51 developers.

A message on the company’s website as translated by Game|Life reads:

Atsushi Inaba. Hideki Kamiya. Shinji Mikami. And a specially selected staff. We are the Seeds that caused the vibrant flowers Resident Evil, Devil May Cry, Steel Battalion, Viewtiful Joe, and Okami to come into bloom.

Although we alight upon a different earth, even though the soil is different, our hearts — closely pursuing the dream of “play” — have not changed.

Now, with a renewed spirit, we want to once again challenge the world of entertainment. But to do this, we need many, many more seeds.

So, we are currently searching far and wide for people who want to work alongside us. For people who want to build their future. People who are currently making games elsewhere.

Would you like to make some ‘preposterously amazing’ games with us?

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