Steve Escalante is an industry veteran with 16 years of game development and publishing experience. From starting his own indie development team in 1999 to many years as the Director of Marketing at Bethesda Softworks, and now to these past two years focusing on the indie games industry with Versus Evil, Steve is well versed in the sales, marketing, distribution and business development needs for AAA and indie games. As a video game executive Steve has worked and launched titles on The Elder Scrolls Franchise, Fallout Franchise, Wolfenstein, DOOM, Section 8, Horizons and more. As the Marketing Director at BradyGames and DK he published over 200 books for game franchises spanning from Final Fantasy, Metal Gear Solid, Grand Theft Auto, Gears of War and World of Warcraft, to name a few. Steve is currently the General Manager for award winning indie publishing house, Versus Evil where they have published several indie hits, among them are the Banner Saga, Guild of Dungeoneering and Armikrog.
Versus Evil is an independent video game publisher focused on working with talented independent game developers for all platforms. The company’s philosophy centers on building relationships by giving development teams the level of support they need so they can focus on making the games they want to make.