Former Hearthstone director Ben Brode and a group of his colleagues left Blizzard last year, and although they have not yet announced what they're making next, today they dropped some big news: It's a Marvel
Second Dinner, a new studio created by Brode, former Hearthstone executive producer Hamilton Chu, and several other ex-Blizzard employees, announced today that it is a $ 30 million investment from the Chinese company NetEase and its first game will be set in the Marvel universe. Irvine, California is hiring new staff
This news comes after a rough 201
Incidentally, NetEase — the company funding Second Dinner — is also a co-developer on Diablo Immortal . It has partnered with Blizzard on the Chinese versions of games like Hearthstone and World of Warcraft and last June, it invested $ 100 million in Bungie for a new IP.