Christoph Hartmann, founder of 2K Games at the time He reveals he actually let his pet pug, Sissi, decide the cover of his critically acclaimed book Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel.
the news is GameSpot interview Founder and now head of Amazon’s video game division, the team, under great pressure, laid out 40 different mockups on the office floor and let Sissi walk around and pick one for herself. he said
“We’re like, ‘What? We’ve been working so hard that our blood pressure is so high. . He’s like, “No, we’re doing this;” His Matt Gorman, one of his early 2K employees, recalls: “And we just looked at each other and said, ‘Holy cow!
Sussi finally sat down on the iconic cover featuring the series’ protagonist floating in space, a legendary cover that millions have seen.
“Cissy came out, sat down, it wasn’t bad, but we were like, ‘We For real Where is this pug sitting, choosing the key art for this next big brand?” Gorman recalls. “And we have come to the point, [Hartmann] “That’s it!” And we all said, “Okay,” collected all the pieces, and started towards the door. [Hartmann] “You know I’m having sex with you guys, right?”
Hartmann founded the company in 2017 and left after working there for over a decade. Prior to his venture with 2K Gmaes, he worked with Take-Two and helped publish franchises such as BioShock, Borderlands and Civilization.
He now runs Amazon’s video game business with the aim of creating the “Future Disney”.
Click here for the original review of Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel. Also, check out our coverage of the upcoming New Tales from the Borderlands, which includes an 18-minute new gameplay video.
Best Reviewed Games of 2022
Diego Ramos Bechara is a freelance writer for IGN and a fan of all things Star Wars, Rockstar, Naughty Dog and Batman.
You can follow him on Twitter @DRamosBechara.