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Tom Mustaine Talks About SiN Episodes, Severity and Why He Left Ritual

Tom Mustaine, co-founder of Ritual Entertainment.

Tom Mustaine, co-founder of Ritual Entertainment.

Quake Mission Pack: Scourge of Armagon, was released in 1997 shortly after Ritual was created.

Quake Mission Pack : Scourge of Armagon, was released in 1997 shortly after Ritual was created.

Scourge of Armagon became a popular Quake add-on and was Ritual’s first success.

After Scourge of Armagon and the first SiN title, Ritual went on to make other games such as Star Trek: Elite Force II.

After Scourge of Armagon and the first SiN title, Ritual went on to make other games such as Star Trek : Elite Force II.

Ritual also made the expansion to Delta Force: Black Hawk Down, dubbed Team Sabre.

Ritual also made the expansion to Delta Force : Black Hawk Down, dubbed Team Sabre.

Last year Ritual converted its SiN franchise into an episodic series, starting with SiN Episodes: Emergence.

Last year Ritual converted its SiN franchise into an episodic series, starting with SiN Episodes : Emergence.

Emergence features the character Jessica Cannon, who's the newest member of Blade's team.

Emergence features the character Jessica Cannon, who’s the newest member of Blade’s team.

While Emergence met Ritual's internal goals, it didn't do as well as some expected, including Valve, which sold the game via its Steam digital distribution system. Now that ritual has been acquired by casual game maker MumboJumbo, it's unclear if the seri

While Emergence met Ritual’s internal goals, it didn’t do as well as some expected, including Valve, which sold the game via its Steam digital distribution system. Now that ritual has been acquired by casual game maker MumboJumbo, it’s unclear if the seri

Mustaine left Ritual shortly before the end of last year and has teamed up with the Cyberathlete Professional League to make an original e-sports title for the CPL called Severity. Mustaine is also starting a new game developer studio.

Mustaine left Ritual shortly before the end of last year and has teamed up with the Cyberathlete Professional League to make an original e-sports title for the CPL called Severity. Mustaine is also starting a new game developer studio.

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