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Martin Kontel Joins Housemarque as Technical Art Director

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Striking Distance's former wizard behind The Callisto Protocol's visuals now flexes his magic fingers at Housemarque. 2023 just got a whole lot more graphically enhanced.

In a bold move that underscores Housemarque's commitment to visual excellence, Martin Kontel, previously the chief technical artist at Striking Distance, has taken on the mantle of Technical Art Director at the Finnish game development studio.

Kontel's Impact on The Callisto Protocol

Kontel's tenure at Striking Distance saw him bringing to life the eerie, atmospheric visuals of The Callisto Protocol. His meticulous attention to detail and innovative artistic touch were pivotal in shaping the game's distinctive horror aesthetic.

A New Chapter at Housemarque

With his transition to Housemarque, fans can eagerly anticipate a fresh wave of stunning visual artistry in the studio's future projects. Known for their groundbreaking work on games like Returnal, Housemarque is expected to benefit immensely from Kontel's expertise.

A Game-Changer for Housemarque

This addition to the Housemarque team not only promises to elevate the studio's visual storytelling but also strengthens its competitive edge in the gaming industry.

Martin Kontel's shift to Housemarque marks a significant step towards mastering the visual craft, aiming to set new benchmarks in the industry. The gaming world watches with bated breath, anticipating the next visually captivating masterpiece.

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