Red 5 Studios is dedicated to bringing together millions of gamers across the world by creating immersive worlds, intriguing stories and compelling characters. We believe that online games and persistent worlds are the future of video games.

We’ve added three additional pieces of artwork for you all to enjoy. Look at the lush jungles, coastline beauty, and another look at the abyss from beneath. We’ll post some more next week which might even have a little clue in it about what we’re working on. Keep your eyes open.

For those of you that frequent the Red 5 website, you may notice a few changes. A few years on the Internet is worth many decades in real life. With that considered, our website was still wearing a mullet and an REO Speedwagon t-shirt. It was high time we made some changes around here. Take a look around and enjoy the new theme that was put together with the help of our friend, Shawn Hedrick.

With this new website, we also hope to bring you content on a more frequent basis. We realize that it’s been quiet for too long and we want to make changes on that front. Be sure to take a look at The Tribe page and get to know the people behind Red 5 Studios.

For those of you that are really on the ball, you’ll notice a new Media section. We’ve got some really nice concept work up there for you to enjoy. We’ll continue to update that with new shots as we can. As always, feel free to send your comments to See you soon.


Our very own Jeff Lawniczak is going to be wandering the floor up in San Francisco during the Game Developers Conference. If you see him, be sure to stop him and hand him a business card. Perhaps even take a photo with the man and submit it to us. Who knows what you might get in return…

When we say “epic battle,” what springs to mind? We’re sure each one of you has your own short list of memorable face-offs: Kirk versus Khan; the old man versus the sea; Dracula versus Frankenstein; maybe even John McClane versus the German Sheriff of Nottingham in Die Hard. But as 2007 drew to a close, the din of a new battle rang out in our office hallways.

That’s right. Red 5 took on Robotron 2084.

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In the summer of 2006, Mark Kern, Bill Petras, and Taewon Yun met with advisor Jeff Loomans to discuss how to grow the Red 5 family. They all knew that recruiting in the game industry was crazy: people are constantly spammed by recruiters, and competition for quality talent is fierce. Still, the three Red 5ers were determined to hire the best and brightest minds in the industry, while communicating just how damned cool it is to work at Red 5 Studios.

A tall order? Maybe. But you’d be surprised what a few glasses of really good beer can do for your resolve.

An early mockup of the package. Note the Corinthian Leather treatment.

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