3RD EYE STUDIOS TEAM
Located in Helsinki, Finland, 3rd Eye Studios was founded in June 2016 by a group of game industry veterans, who previously worked in senior positions at Remedy Entertainment, Unity Technologies, Bugbear Entertainment, RedLynx, Digital Chocolate and Moon Studios. The team develops innovative VR games and groundbreaking VR technology built specifically for developers. The company launched its first VR game Downward Spiral – The Prologue at the end of March 2017, with further episodes following later this year. The VR technology will be launched in 2018.
Kari - CEO, CO-FOUNDER
Before founding 3rd Eye Studios worked 7 years at Remedy, produced games like Alan Wake, Quantum Break and Crossfire 2. Has worked in game industry over 15 years.
Veli - Midnight Laser WARRIOR, CO-FOUNDER
Worked as 2D Lead Programmer at Unity, created animation and 2D frameworks. Has worked in the game industry over 15 years, latest title BAFTA-winning Ori and the Blind Forest.
Kari - LEAD ARTIST, CO-FOUNDER
12 years in the games industry. Worked at Remedy, RedLynx and Bugbear as Senior Artist. Latest titles were all time fastest selling new Xbox One IP, Quantum Break and Crossfire 2.
tapio - LEAD PROGRAMMER, CO-FOUNDER
Worked as Lead Programmer at Bugbear, one of the biggest AAA studios in Finland.
ARJA - HEAD OF OPERATIONS, CO-FOUNDER
Over 15 years of financial management, coordination and team leading experience Worked for Helsinki GameWorks and Armada Interactive at start-up phase, over 8 years insider knowledge of games
Tomas - TECH LEAD
Over 10 years in the games industry. Built tech for the Operation Flashpoint franchise at Codemasters and performed various roles at Unity Technologies including leading platform and editor feature development.
greg - Lead Designer
Worked as Senior Narrative Designer at Remedy on Quantum Break, Cross Fire 2 and P7. Also worked as a Animation, Crowd or FX Technical Director at Framestore, MPC, Dr. D Studios and Animal Logic on Gravity, World War Z, Jack the Giant Slayer, Prometheus, Happy Feet 2, Sucker Punch and Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Gahoole. Part of the Academy, BAFTA, Golden Globe and VES Award winning Gravity visual effects team.