Dr. Disrespect intends to dramatically improve his gaming legacy by announcing his game studio named Midnight Society. Months have passed since Dr. Disrespect began making suggestions about his plans to create his own game studio. On December 13th, Dr. Disrespect teased his fans on Twitter that he was about to announce “the biggest announcement of my gaming career.” Doc shared the announcement with an interesting video from the studio that showed the concept art of the upcoming game project.
This new approach to including influencers in the game development process is unconventional, but it might prove to be a win-win for a young studio. The job description also mentions that the studio’s games will be built around partnerships with influencers, which will effectively turn game studio Dr Disrespect into a streamer’s dream.
Fans who are interested in learning more about the upcoming Midnight Society name can go on and visit their official website. The website also has a few images shown above that can give hints to what the teams’ first game might be like. But fans will likely receive new information on this in the coming weeks. The Midnight Society lists four co-founders on its website, including Dr. Disrespect, Robert Bowling, Quinn DelHoyo, and Sumita Gupta. In a press release, we learned that Boehm has co-founded the studio with industry veterans Robert “four zero two” Bowling and Quinn DelHoyo, and backed by esports entrepreneur Sumit Gupta.
When it comes to game development, the studio will focus on the “community,” involving players and influencers throughout the development phase of each game. Working with former developers Call of Duty and Halo, the new studio takes a “community approach to game development,” which involves engaging players and influencers throughout development.
Introducing my new AAA Game Studio, Midnight Society.
Give us a follow @12am
It’s time. https://t.co/vKIOzpVjK9
— Dr Disrespect (@DrDisrespect) December 14, 2021
The firm is currently hiring other team members, and you can check out all the roles offered on its website here. All the main developers of the studio are veterans of the gaming industry. Also, as mentioned earlier, the studio is also community-driven, which will surely be a plus for developers in terms of game development.
Prior to switching to permanent streaming, Dr Disrespect had millions of subscribers and previously worked as a developer at Call of Duty Studio Sledgehammer Games working on Advanced Warfare 2014. As some streamer fans know, Dr Disrespect has worked on level design in the past. for the Call of Duty franchise, so it has some history in that area.
Quinn DelHoyo is best known for her work on the Halo franchise at 343 Industries and will be the studio’s new creative director. The studio will develop a new multiplayer PVP game from scratch using Unreal Engine 5. The team so far consists of Dr. Disrespect, Halo 5 multiplayer game designer Quinn Deloyo, and former Call of Duty creative strategist Robert Bowling. While the firm now has a name and several additional talents, Dr. Disrespect has actually been teasing it for months.
Originally unnamed, Dr Disrespect issued a message in which I am looking for new game developers to help with future projects that are being implemented now. Dr. Disrespect worked with the veterans of Call of Duty and Halo, Robert Pauling and Quinn Delhoyo, to create a new AAA game studio called Midnight Society. Not only that, but Midnight Society co-founder and creative director Quinn DelHoyo was a game designer for Halo games when he worked at 343 Industries.
The trio of game developers will focus on combining their expertise, working on games like Call of Duty, Halo and Gears of War to create innovative multiplayer games. Dr. Disrespect has yet to announce any game development plans. Dr. Disrespect previously posted a tweet on December 14 stating that he was on the cusp of the biggest announcement of his gaming career. Dr. Disrespect recently revealed that he knows why he was permanently turned down on Twitch and openly disagreed with the platform’s arguments.
Battle Royale games have dominated the market for a while, but large AAA games require development studios of dozens or even hundreds of employees to create but run smoothly. “As a longtime gamer, streamer, and former game developer, I’ve often dreamed of making great games that whole communities can get from day one. My vision is to create games that challenge the unique editorial model and reward all these fans and influencers”. Dr. Disrespect Midnight Society will not only introduce players to new games but also introduce the gaming industry to a new way of developing games.