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Ex-Infinity Ward leads form Reload Studios

Working on VR shooter for release in 2015

A group of ex-Infinity Ward developers calling itself Reload Studios plans to release a virtual reality shooter in 2015.

The group includes co-founders James Chung and Taehoon Oh, the latter of whom worked as lead artist on several Call of Duty titles.

Also joining the team are two other Infinity Ward staffers and Disney animator Nik Ranieri, who worked on The Little Mermaid and "most major Disney feature animated films" since then, according to his bio.

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The twelve-person studio will make games for VR and mobile markets as well as consoles.

"When I first saw what the latest round of VR devices could do, I realized these were not just peripherals but brand new platforms that could transform the way we experience, interact with and create media," Chung said in a press release.

"It was the perfect time to follow my passion and bring together the most talented people I know under one roof to form a development culture that promotes creativity and collaboration."

Another group of Infinity Ward alums formed Titanfall developer Respawn Entertainment in 2010.

Infinity Ward merged with former Tony Hawk and Guitar Hero studio Neversoft last week, with studio lead Joel Jewett and studio director Scott Pease retiring.

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