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Rocksteady co-founders depart, but Suicide Squad ‘almost finished’



Rocksteady co-founders Sefton Hill and Jamie Walker announced today that they will be leaving the studio later this year to pursue “a new adventure in gaming.” Best known for his work on the Batman: Arkham series, Hill served as director of all mainline entries while Walker remained studio director throughout.

They held the same positions during the development of Suicide Squad: Kill Justice League, but their departure should not be seen as a reflection of its production. The Official blog post The Rocksteady website states that the PS5 title is “almost finished”. It is currently slated for a 2023 release after being delayed from this year.

Replacing Hill and Walker, Nathan Berlow (director of production, founding member) takes on the role of studio director while Darius Sadeghian is the new studio product director. “Nathan and Darius are extremely talented executives and are passionate about continuing the high-quality game development of Rocksteady for Suicide Squad: Justice League and all future games,” the article claims. has gone Both note that they want to continue the efforts of Hill and Walker by maintaining the legacy and company culture of Suicide Squad: Kill the Justice League and Rocksteady.

Pursuing “a new adventure in gaming,” it certainly seems like Hill and Walker will look to set up their own studio in the future, as have many other creative leads over the past five or so years. has done Thankfully, it looks like Suicide Squad: Kill the Justice League won’t suffer as a result of their departure.


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