Avalanche opens casual online studio Expansive Worlds

Swedish developer Avalanche has formed a new studio called Massive Worlds focusing on games in the casual online space.

According to  Avalanche’s founder and creative director Christofer Sundberg, the new studio “plays a very important part in our long-term strategy in creating and owning innovative intellectual properties.”

“The games industry is still in a state of confusion and uncertainty at the moment,” he added, “and we are very proud being able to show a clear path to move the Avalanche Studios group successfully into the future and beyond.”

“I’m excited to join Expansive Worlds and thrilled to leverage the existing technology to provide unprecedented experiences. The industry needs innovative products using innovative business models, and this is where we take the lead.”