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Each game is a new tale.
We are your gateway
to craft its legend.

About us

About

Welcome!

We are a new independent publisher, formed by passionate gaming industry’s pioneers.

Our Team is looking forward to unleashing new gaming gems.
Join us on this journey!

_Content is King

Everything starts with great content. We partner fairly with like-minded game studios wanting an ambitious, values-driven publisher. We are also developing our own game IPs. But most of all, we are gamers. We deliver state of the art publishing services with a fresh twist & global scope, allowing developers to focus on their game knowing that its DNA is always at the heart of our strategies & actions.

_Publishing is Queen

With the growing number of releases, great publishing is increasingly important & should be tailored to the needs of each game, studio & market. Shaped by our international background & digital expertise, we unlock what makes each game that unique experience, deploying community marketing activities & earning players’ respect every day.

OUR VALUES

_Hearts of Gamers

Gaming is our lifetime passion. The DNA of games and player communities always are at the centre of our strategies.

_Always on the Move

We embrace the latest trends and technological developments. We don’t let boundaries define us & focus on maximizing the outcomes.

_We are One

We build alignment with our teams, partners & communities as we believe that Together Everyone Achieves More.

_Gaming for Good

We stand our ground to shape a better tomorrow within gaming and are acting with awareness of the world’s challenges.

Team

Team

Fuelled by our deep international knowledge, we provide complete go-to-market services & our own game production capabilities.

_We are

_Cedric Marechal

President & Chief Executive Officer

As a lifetime gamer, Ced had the chance to fulfil his passion, being part of the gaming industry since 1993! He is a driven & authentic leader, with a specialty in both start-up and scaled growth stages.

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Ced has a strong appeal for numbers & company cultures, solidified by deep digital roots & a profound international markets knowledge.

Love – Spending time with Friends & Family : life is short! Cooking & tasting great bottles of wine… but also relaxing with his wife and 2 daughters in Britany, Ibiza, Corsica or Ile de Ré.

Hobbies – Cycling in high mountains (but only once a year because “training is cheating!”), skiing in Avoriaz or Andorra… & playing games!

Fun Fact Ced has been a « Hip Hop » dancer for 3 years after a bet with friends… even if he was far from being the best in the crew. 😉

_Benoit Dufour

Chief Operating Officer

After years of hardcore training on Atari 2600, NES, Atari 520st, Game Boy, Playstation 2 and many more platforms, Ben joined the gaming industry & Vivendi Games in 2001.

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He moved to Blizzard Entertainment in 2004 & held several EMEA or International Leader roles. His passion, team spirit, data knowledge, focus and dedication are here to steward your games.

Love – Enjoying life with family & friends, playing & watching games, data.

Hobbies – Big sport fan: watching competitions and playing on the field with lots of friends around (teasing them being the best part). A passion for French and Belgian comic books.

Fun Fact – Don’t let any chocolates in his reach, it will disappear in less than 1 parsec.

_Delphine Le Corre

Chief Growth Officer

Delphine has been in the gaming industry for more than 20 years, working in business development, licensing, sales, game project management and localization in an international environment.

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She geeks out on crafting meaningful partnerships and alliances. Over the years she developed great coaching skills, supporting people and business growth.

Love – Traveling abroad with her family, enjoying tasty food & good wine with friends. Watching Sci-fi movies.

Hobbies – Acrylic abstract painting, hiking, biking & skiing.

Fun Fact – She speaks English with a German accent despite being born in France.

_Emmanuel Obert

Chief Content Officer

A 22 years veteran of the game industry, both tabletop & digital. Manu’s roles in Ubisoft & Blizzard have included community management, game development, customer services, project management & publishing.

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Jack of all trades, his broad experience, from production to live operations & digital marketing, has always been driven by his passion for games, their universes & their communities.

Interests – Full spectrum geek with a Tabletop RPG, graphic novels & fantasy/sci-fi/etc. books specialization; storytelling experiences & narrative design; music, history & arts.

Hobbies – Playing video & tabletop games (especially TTRPG with friends); badly simplifying great music with his Gretsch or his piano; reading stuffs & visiting ancient ruins with his archeologist wife.   

Fun Fact – Half as Belgian as French & half as Flemish as Neapolitan.

_Ronald Jentges

Legal Advisor

With 18+ years of experience in the gaming industry, Ron has worked for Electronic Arts and Blizzard Entertainment where he was the International VP of Legal Affairs.

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In addition of being an entertainment law attorney with business acumen, Ron has a great level of international experience, speaking 5 languages, he has worked in 4 countries and travelled 60+ countries.

Interests – Longevity – how to live long and healthy

Hobbies – Travel & sports: Workout, bouldering, tennis, skiing, and not to forget balancing on a slackline & playing FIFA

Fun Fact – With 50+ an expert in one-leg (pistol) squats – not that easy, try it!

_Claire Barlet

Head of Digital Marketing & Media

A twelve years media professional, passionate about digital ecosystems and gaming. Claire has worked  for Havas Media, Blizzard and a top French AdTech, overseeing media strategy & operations.

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Claire has always been passionate about project management and digital ecosystems to bring players and communities better experiences

Love – process & organization, travelling abroad, spending time with friends and family

Hobbies – videogame, reading (goal of 150 books per year), manga and Japanese animation, board games

Fun Fact – Raised in French Guiana, where rocket launches and inhospitable jungle coexist

_Ray Gresko

Adviser

Ray started out in the game industry as a 3D graphics engines programmer. Over time he moved into creative direction and leadership roles, eventually starting his own development studio.

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He worked with entertainment properties such as Star Wars, Diablo, and Vampire: The Masquerade and co-lead the development of Overwatch. After nearly three decades shipping games and leading teams, he and his wife Kim are focusing on helping developers and publishers continue the advancement of interactive entertainment into the next era.

Interests – Playing games and music with friends. D&d nerd that also loves the outdoors – camping, boating, and hiking. Excited that VR is finally good and gaining in popularity. Love seeing great bands play live.

Hobbies – Music recording and production, can play several stringed instruments pretty well (as long as no one is listening).

Fun Fact –  Likes any kind of food as long as it’s tacos.

_Kim Gresko

Adviser

Kim started out in the gaming industry in product support before moving into the technical arts fields. She’s had past experience working on adventure games, simulators, First person shooters, and action-arcade games.

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She is currently enjoying consulting alongside her husband, Ray, and working to help some of the best talent in the industry achieve their dreams.

Interests – Playing games and listening to classic rock and blues music, roller skating (especially roller disco), and Renaissance faires. Huzzah!

Hobbies – Genealogy, boating, hiking, and fiber arts.

Fun Fact – Can mimic the sound of a newborn kitten!

_Julia Humphreys

Adviser

Julia is a video game producer with over 18 years of experience in PC, console, and handheld games. She has shepherded multiple titles from concept to launch and into live service support.

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She has worked on original IPs such as Diablo and Overwatch as well as licensed games with partners including Marvel and Disney. Her platform experience encompasses PC, Playstation, Xbox, Nintendo Switch, iOS, and Android.

Love – Spending time with her husband and daughter, hiking, chatting with others starting in the industry

Hobbies – Baking, crafting, reading, and playing games

Fun Fact – Most likely allergic to giraffes

Careers
_Cedric Marechal

President & Chief Executive Officer

As a lifetime gamer, Ced had the chance to fulfil his passion, being part of the gaming industry since 1993! He is a driven & authentic leader, with a specialty in both start-up and scaled growth stages.

Ced has a strong appeal for numbers & company cultures, solidified by deep digital roots & a profound international markets knowledge.

Love – Spending time with Friends & Family : life is short! Cooking & tasting great bottles of wine… but also relaxing with his wife and 2 daughters in Britany, Ibiza, Corsica or Ile de Ré.

Hobbies – Cycling in high mountains (but only once a year because “training is cheating!”), skiing in Avoriaz or Andorra… & playing games!

Fun Fact Ced has been a « Hip Hop » dancer for 3 years after a bet with friends… even if he was far from being the best in the crew. 😉

_Benoit Dufour

Chief Operating Officer

After years of hardcore training on Atari 2600, NES, Atari 520st, Game Boy, Playstation 2 and many more platforms, Ben joined the gaming industry & Vivendi Games in 2001.

He moved to Blizzard Entertainment in 2004 & held several EMEA or International Leader roles. His passion, team spirit, data knowledge, focus and dedication are here to steward your games.

Love – Enjoying life with family & friends, playing & watching games, data.

Hobbies – Big sport fan: watching competitions and playing on the field with lots of friends around (teasing them being the best part). A passion for French and Belgian comic books.

Fun Fact – Don’t let any chocolates in his reach, it will disappear in less than 1 parsec.

_Delphine Le Corre

Chief Growth Officer

Delphine has been in the gaming industry for more than 20 years, working in business development, licensing, sales, game project management and localization in an international environment.

She geeks out on crafting meaningful partnerships and alliances. Over the years she developed great coaching skills, supporting people and business growth.

Love – Traveling abroad with her family, enjoying tasty food & good wine with friends. Watching Sci-fi movies.

Hobbies – Acrylic abstract painting, hiking, biking & skiing.

Fun Fact – She speaks English with a German accent despite being born in France.

_Emmanuel Obert

Chief Content Officer

A 22 years veteran of the game industry, both tabletop & digital. Manu’s roles in Ubisoft & Blizzard have included community management, game development, customer services, project management & publishing.

Jack of all trades, his broad experience, from production to live operations & digital marketing, has always been driven by his passion for games, their universes & their communities.

Interests – Full spectrum geek with a Tabletop RPG, graphic novels & fantasy/sci-fi/etc. books specialization; storytelling experiences & narrative design; music, history & arts.

Hobbies – Playing video & tabletop games (especially TTRPG with friends); badly simplifying great music with his Gretsch or his piano; reading stuffs & visiting ancient ruins with his archeologist wife.   

Fun Fact – Half as Belgian as French & half as Flemish as Neapolitan.

_Ronald Jentges

Legal Advisor

With 18+ years of experience in the gaming industry, Ron has worked for Electronic Arts and Blizzard Entertainment where he was the International VP of Legal Affairs.

In addition of being an entertainment law attorney with business acumen, Ron has a great level of international experience, speaking 5 languages, he has worked in 4 countries and travelled 60+ countries.

Interests – Longevity – how to live long and healthy

Hobbies – Travel & sports: Workout, bouldering, tennis, skiing, and not to forget balancing on a slackline & playing FIFA

Fun Fact – With 50+ an expert in one-leg (pistol) squats – not that easy, try it!

_Claire Barlet

Head of Digital Marketing & Media

A twelve years media professional, passionate about digital ecosystems and gaming. Claire has worked  for Havas Media, Blizzard and a top French AdTech, overseeing media strategy & operations.

Claire has always been passionate about project management and digital ecosystems to bring players and communities better experiences

Love – process & organization, travelling abroad, spending time with friends and family

Hobbies – videogame, reading (goal of 150 books per year), manga and Japanese animation, board games

Fun Fact – Raised in French Guiana, where rocket launches and inhospitable jungle coexist

_Ray Gresko

Adviser

Ray started out in the game industry as a 3D graphics engines programmer. Over time he moved into creative direction and leadership roles, eventually starting his own development studio.

He worked with entertainment properties such as Star Wars, Diablo, and Vampire: The Masquerade and co-lead the development of Overwatch. After nearly three decades shipping games and leading teams, he and his wife Kim are focusing on helping developers and publishers continue the advancement of interactive entertainment into the next era.

Interests – Playing games and music with friends. D&d nerd that also loves the outdoors – camping, boating, and hiking. Excited that VR is finally good and gaining in popularity. Love seeing great bands play live.

Hobbies – Music recording and production, can play several stringed instruments pretty well (as long as no one is listening).

Fun Fact –  Likes any kind of food as long as it’s tacos.

_Kim Gresko

Adviser

Kim started out in the gaming industry in product support before moving into the technical arts fields. She’s had past experience working on adventure games, simulators, First person shooters, and action-arcade games.

She is currently enjoying consulting alongside her husband, Ray, and working to help some of the best talent in the industry achieve their dreams.

Interests – Playing games and listening to classic rock and blues music, roller skating (especially roller disco), and Renaissance faires. Huzzah!

Hobbies – Genealogy, boating, hiking, and fiber arts.

Fun Fact – Can mimic the sound of a newborn kitten!

_Julia Humphreys

Adviser

Julia is a video game producer with over 18 years of experience in PC, console, and handheld games. She has shepherded multiple titles from concept to launch and into live service support.

She has worked on original IPs such as Diablo and Overwatch as well as licensed games with partners including Marvel and Disney. Her platform experience encompasses PC, Playstation, Xbox, Nintendo Switch, iOS, and Android.

Love – Spending time with her husband and daughter, hiking, chatting with others starting in the industry

Hobbies – Baking, crafting, reading, and playing games

Fun Fact – Most likely allergic to giraffes

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We aspire to work with talented people from all walks of life that share our values & vision.

We don’t have any openings yet. Follow us on social media to be notified as openings will be forthcoming! You are welcome to connect with us in the meantime.

We are looking for people with diverse perspectives, start-up scrappiness, a passion for games & player communities.

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