Bill Roper Intends to Cooperate with Korean Game Companies on New Titles
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Bill Roper, the father of Diablo and now Vice President of Disney Interactive Media Group, is looking for a partner in South Korea to work on a new title.
Disney intends to go into partnership with Korean game companies to develop games based on Marvel's characters. Cooperation modes include Disney offering intellectual properties, co-development, acquisition, etc.
Bill Roper joined Disney in July, 2011 and currently is responsible for developing games based on the intellectual properties owned by Disney's subsidiary Marvel which was acquired by Disney in 2009. Marvel has created more than 5,000 characters, including Spiderman and Iron Man.
As revealed by Bill Roper, they are working on several new titles, including MMOs, and they have other new plans. The goal of his visit to South Korea is find a better way to develop games using Marvel's intellectual properties.