New AAA Game Development Studio Announced: Introducing Cold Iron


Cold Iron is a new fully-funded game development studio focused on forging thrilling, high-quality AAA online action games. The studio made its official public debut today. The team was initially established in November of 2015 and is Silicon Valley-based.

Cold Iron is currently working on developing its first major action game for consoles and PC, and original sci-fi title developer using the Unreal 4 engine. While details on the unannounced title will be released at a later date, even in its infancy Cold Iron has procured full funding in order to see this dream to fruition.

“We couldn’t be more excited to finally introduce the world to Cold Iron,” said the studio’s Founder and CEO, Craig Zinkievich. “We decided to start this studio last year with exactly one goal in mind: to create compelling games that we wanted to play absolutely all the time. To do that, we put together a pitch, built a great prototype, got fully-funded, and are now building an unstoppable team. We’re working hard on a AAA online action game that is literally out of this world, and we cannot wait to share it with you.”

The developers at Cold Iron are experienced at creating and designing award-winning titles that span a variety of genres. This includes games like Neverwinter, Star Trek Online, Bioshock Infinite, Metroid Prime 3, DOOM, Atlas Reactor, Batman Arkham Origins: Blackgate and the Borderlands franchise.

The founding leadership team at Cold Iron includes CEO Craig Zinkievich, CTO Shannon Posniewski and Creative Director Matt Highison. The team is located in downtown San Jose, California. To learn more, you can visit their website at