There are few serious fans of the modern adventure genre who will not recognize the name Benoît Sokal. To most fans, he is best known as the celebrated designer and developer of the award winning and highly creative adventure game Syberia. He is also the creator of Amerzone, Paradise, and most recently, Sinking Island.
Sokal, a noted comic book artist (Inspecteur Canardo) in his own right, started his own game studio White Birds Productions in 2003, having previously worked for the French developer and publisher Microids. Sokal's games are known for their strong female characters, intriguing humor, animal themes, and peculiar environments.