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Luff, who oversaw Battle.net's growth from a single PC to a global network of thousands of systems during his 17-year tenure at
'Stardock has a long legacy of innovating from the ground up and this is a fantastic opportunity to continue that tradition,' said Luff, who also architected and built World of Warcraft's launch infrastructure. 'Cloud-based computing lets us do things that used to only be possible for the biggest-budget games - now we don't have to fly around the world and spend millions of dollars setting up hardware like I've done in the past.'
Luff is responsible for the rollout of Project Tachyon, which will manage the online infrastructure to provide the meta-game experience for Stardock games. Unlike similar services, Project Tachyon will exist entirely in the cloud - meaning that Stardock can scale its capabilities to demand in real time. In addition, for PC gamers, Tachyon is expected to make use of Valve's Steamworks where possible.
'With Tachyon, we don't want to create yet another social network that gamers have to sign into,' said Stardock CEO
Upcoming Stardock games including Galactic Civilizations III,
For more information about Stardock hit up www.stardock.com.
Stardock is a leading developer and publisher of PC games and desktop software. Its PC games include Sins of a Solar Empire and the critically acclaimed Galactic Civilizations series. Its desktop software includes Start8, Fences, WindowBlinds, ModernMix, and more. Learn more at www.stardock.com.
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