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Divided but United: Secret 6 Celebrates 15 Years in the New Normal

Divided but United: Secret 6 Celebrates 15 Years in the New Normal

2020 has been crazy but we thrived because of what we've built in the past 15 years and because of everyone who's here right now. Through Divided But United, our teams worked hard to help us keep our sense of community despite the distance. In a way, it's a culmination of our adaptability Instead of crisis, agility. Instead of inconvenience, resourcefulness and creativity. And our light that continues to shine despite all this darkness. ...
Building on Experience Part 2: Project Xandata as a Platform for Breakthroughs

Building on Experience Part 2: Project Xandata as a Platform for Breakthroughs

In our last post, we shared about how our projects and experience in outsourcing over the past 15 years have helped us grow in terms of skills, processes, and perspective. Here we share the one project that allows us to compound everything we’ve learned, channeling... ...
Building on Experience Part 1: Expanding our Capabilities at Secret 6

Building on Experience Part 1: Expanding our Capabilities at Secret 6

To paraphrase an old school affirmation: “Every day, in every way, things are getting better and better.” Over the past fifteen years, our portfolio has steadily grown, and so have the kinds of projects we have undertaken. To be able to take on new challenges... ...
Secret 6 Celebrates 15 Fruitful Years in Games

Secret 6 Celebrates 15 Fruitful Years in Games

For the past fifteen years, Secret 6 has evolved into a recognized name in game art outsourcing and video game design and development. Expanding with our Madrid Studio and our Quality Assurance Services subsidiary, Aphondo, we’ve grown both with and into our field, adapting to... ...
Aphondo: Secret 6’s Commitment to Quality

Aphondo: Secret 6’s Commitment to Quality

In a crowded and competitive game market, being able to deliver a high quality player experience is crucial. It’s an important differentiating factor that can affect the community’s initial impressions, player retention, and the title’s overall longevity—especially when there is always a lot of new... ...
Evolving through Tough Times at Secret 6

Evolving through Tough Times at Secret 6

Fifteen years is a long time, and we’d be remiss if we told you it’s always been on the up and up. Along the way, the resilience and willingness to change—both as individuals and as a company—have become the cornerstone for our business, as well... ...
Talent, Dreams, and Passion: The 15 Year Evolution of Secret 6

Talent, Dreams, and Passion: The 15 Year Evolution of Secret 6

  Whoa. It’s been a decade and a half since we’ve started this journey, yet for a lot of us, Secret 6 still feels like a young company ready to grow and learn more. From our small beginnings as a 3D art outsourcing studio, to... ...
Working on The Last of Us Part II: A Six-Year Journey of Learning and Growth

Working on The Last of Us Part II: A Six-Year Journey of Learning and Growth

Seven years separate the hit game The Last of Us from the long-awaited sequel, The Last of Us Part II. For nearly six of those seven years, Secret 6 has worked closely with Naughty Dog’s Art Director, Erick Pangilinan, to help bring this new and... ...
Closing the Decade and Welcoming 2020

Closing the Decade and Welcoming 2020

The year 2020 marks our 15th year in business in the Philippine Game Development industry, and with that we look back at our endeavors for this penultimate year. Here’s what we finished in 2019, and the last decade, with:   New Projects, New Lessons In... ...