“Suite Escapism” - Ava Brooks, Danceology, junior tap solo, 1st place and DJ’s Pick, Nuvo Long Beach, January 2016
★ Choreography by Megan McBride Moore
Suite Escapism: In Between ~ Hiromi ft. Anthony Jackson, Simon Phillips
Meet the man cleaning up after the Godus disaster
I meet the man trying to fix 22cans in the bar of the Hilton Brighton Metropole. The Develop conference is happening all around us, although at a slower pac…

It was around this time that Simon Phillips dropped Peter Molyneux a line, simply to say he was available if Peter wanted to talk about what was happening. Phillips, who’s worked in the game industry for 20 years, felt he could offer some guidance.

Molyneux called a day later, asking for Phillips to come down to 22cans’ Guildford office. The pair spent three days talking about how 22cans had got into so much trouble. Phillips was candid, telling Molyneux exactly what he thought he’d done wrong. By the end of it, Molyneux had decided 22cans should have a CEO, someone who would work to fix the studio, repair its image and get Godus back on track.

“I drove home that night thinking, this is an interesting proposition,” Phillips tells me.

The failures and lessons of 22cans, and attempts to make right.