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Disney Creates New Online Gaming Team

Posted Fri, Feb 22, 2008 by Aelryn

Diz gets in the biz.

Disney recently announced the creation of a new team devoted exclusively to online games.

Disney Online, part of the Walt Disney Internet Group, has created Disney Online Studios, a new team that will focus on building, operating and publishing an expansive lineup of games, virtual worlds and online social communities.

Steve Parkis, a Disney Online veteran, has been promoted to senior VP and will lead the newly formed group, reporting to Paul Yanover, the executive VP and managing director of Disney Online. Parkis will lead the Disney Online Studios team in publishing content that spans virtual worlds, casual online games, interactive and creative activities and social communities. The team will publish both internally and externally developed initiatives that utilize existing Disney characters and stories, as well as original intellectual property created specifically for online.

Read more at WorldScreen.

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