Ex-King devs Stephen Jarrett and Robert Woodburn set up Stockholm studio to capture “couch co-op feel” on mobile
Wildlife Studios has unveiled its latest collaboration with established developers, the new studio 9-Bit Bandits.
Based in Stockholm, Sweden, 8-Bit Bandits was co-founded by Crash Bandicoot: On the Run creative lead Stephen Jarrett and senior producer Robert Woodburn.
Earlier in his career, Jarrett worked as a designer on Bullfrog games like Syndicate Wars and Theme Hospital before working on a wealth of licensed titles for brands like Harry Potter, The Incredibles, Power Rangers, and Pirates of the Caribbean.
Woodburn meanwhile had been at King for most of the past decade and oversaw the company’s worldwide review process.
“The partnership between 8-Bit Bandits and Wildlife Studios gives us freedom to concentrate on creat