Ian Howe is the CEO of Skybound Games, a venture in conjunction with Skybound Entertainment focusing on unique and exceptional independently developed IP. Ian oversees the entire venture and manages a slate of high-quality video games across multiple platforms, from the best independent developers around the globe.
The first games published by Skybound Games are The Long Dark with Hinterland, Slime Rancher by Monomi Park, and Skullgirls with Lab Zero Games. Skybound Games is also now overseeing the continuation of Telltale’s The Walking Dead: The Final Season from development to publication. Also on the horizon is Deaths Gambit with Adult Swim Games.
Before leading Skybound Games, Ian served as President of 505 Games, a company he co-founded and built to be one of the most successful new publishing companies within the past few years. During his 25 years in the games industry, Ian has also enjoyed successful spells at Activision and Maxis.