Shadows of the Damned director showing off Murasaki Baby at Nordic Game 2014

Massimo Guarini, director of Shadows of the Damned alongside legends Suda51 and Shinji Mikami, is currently working on the PlayStation Vita title, Murasaki Baby, and will be present at Nordic Game 2014. There, he will discuss emotional storytelling in his talk, “LOVE ME, BABY – Quest for Emotional Design”.

From left to right: Massimo Guarini, Akira Yamaoka, Goichi Suda, Shinji Mikami. Image credit:

After leaving his director position at Grasshopper, he went on to found his indie studio, Ovosonico (Italian for sonic egg), whose first title will be Murasaki Baby.