Black Tusk Studios renamed to The Coalition
New Gears of War game is coming from Canadian studio
Rod Fergusson, studio head of Black Tusk Studios, has announced in a brief message that his studio has a new name.
Beginning today, the Vancouver-based Xbox team working on the Gears of War franchise will be known as The Coalition. Fans will recognize a reference the Coalition of Ordered Governments (COG) from Gears of War lore.
"When people hear 343 Industries, they associate it with Halo; when they hear Turn 10 Studios, they know that’s who makes Forza. Moving forward, when you hear The Coalition, we want you to think of Gears of War," said Fergusson.
He adds that a new Gears of War game is confirmed to be in development, and fans can expect a reveal during Microsoft's E3 press conference on June 15th.
Black Tusk Studios first opened its doors in November 2012 with the purpose of working on the Gears of War franchise.