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Cryptic Studios sets up board of heroes

Cryptic Studios, the team behind MMO City of Heroes, has formed an advisory board made up of veterans from the development, financial, retail and publisher communities to help it in its expansion, reported

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Joining the board will be Jeff Braun, co-founder of Maxis, id Software co-owner Kevin Cloud, former Activision CFO Ed Roffman, and UBS Investment Bank’s David Higley.

Strategic Marketing Partners, the US’s video game sales and marketing outfit, will also be involved in the operation.

"We are very fortunate to have such a high-calibre group of industry experts to advise Cryptic Studios as we continue our mission to deliver the best possible online gaming experience," said Michael Lewis, president of Cryptic Studios. "The knowledge and relationships held by this group are extremely beneficial to the continued growth of our studio in the years ahead."

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