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TheOddOne
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(03-18-2014, 04:49 PM)
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Some of the games he has worked on:



Fantastic designer and hope to hear soon what he is up to.
scitek
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(03-18-2014, 04:50 PM)
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Heck of a resume.
Chindogg
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(03-18-2014, 04:50 PM)
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Jesus is there anyone left at Sony? Seems like a mass exodus lately.
Nirolak
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(03-18-2014, 04:50 PM)
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I wonder where he's headed.

Given his last career move, I would guess he's staying in Seattle, so the most obvious choices would be:
-Back to Bungie
-Microsoft
-Indie

There are other studios, but they don't seem like a super obvious fit for someone who makes AAA console games.
HigherLevel
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(03-18-2014, 04:50 PM)
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This dude understands making fun games, he's one of the reasons I can't wait to play Second Son. I'd like to see him go to 343 and bring back that old-school Halo gameplay he was a major part in making so fun with the first three games.
Man
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(03-18-2014, 04:51 PM)
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InFamous went gold a month ago so now would be the time.
SFenton
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(03-18-2014, 04:51 PM)
Hmm. 343i or Bungie return?
xxracerxx
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(03-18-2014, 04:51 PM)
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Originally Posted by Chindogg

Jesus is there anyone left at Sony? Seems like a mass exodus lately.

Just this guy:

stryke
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(03-18-2014, 04:51 PM)
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Bruce and Neil strike again :P
Hoo-doo
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(03-18-2014, 04:52 PM)
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Leaving on a high note?
default two
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(03-18-2014, 04:52 PM)
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Wow, I didn't realize someone like him was working on Second Son. Impressive.

Well, I wish him the best wherever he may go.
V_Ben
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(03-18-2014, 04:52 PM)
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I feel like he sort of didn't expect to end up at Sucker Punch in the first place, more of a convenient partnership to help SP with Second Son and the transition to a new console generation.

I wonder where he'll end up next though.
everyday math
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(03-18-2014, 04:52 PM)
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Quite the resume this guy has.
Lactose_Intolerant
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(03-18-2014, 04:52 PM)
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valve for hl3 planning
Domcorleone
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(03-18-2014, 04:52 PM)
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nooooooooo, i wanted him to stay to ensure that SP games have some of the best combat and variety!
Impeccable
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(03-18-2014, 04:52 PM)
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Gaming is doomed.
Famassu
(03-18-2014, 04:53 PM)
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Originally Posted by Chindogg

Jesus is there anyone left at Sony? Seems like a mass exodus lately.

Of course not, because this guy, Amy Hennig and a group of people from SSM are all Sony had.
Killer
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(03-18-2014, 04:53 PM)
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Originally Posted by Nirolak

I wonder where he's headed.

Given his last career move, I would guess he's staying in Seattle, so the most obvious choices would be:
-Back to Bungie
-Microsoft
-Indie

There are other studios, but they don't seem like a super obvious fit for someone who makes AAA console games.

i think 343 need this guy so bad.
sweetvar26
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(03-18-2014, 04:53 PM)
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Damn at that resume.
newjeruse
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(03-18-2014, 04:53 PM)
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Congratulations to him. Seems like he shipped a fine game.
anexanhume
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Originally Posted by Chindogg

Jesus is there anyone left at Sony? Seems like a mass exodus lately.

There is a higher rate of churn that has affected everyone lately. Guy is obviously talented and likely wants to go do exactly the thing he wants rather than the next thing SP wants.

That being said, I had no idea he was even at SP. After seeing what he's done, I'm even more excited. Glad I've kept myself on blackout on the things that have come out about it in the past week.
scitek
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(03-18-2014, 04:53 PM)
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He should go to Valve and make a VR game.
Leflus
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(03-18-2014, 04:54 PM)
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Jack Tretton's indie studio is going to be amazing.
Jb
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(03-18-2014, 04:54 PM)
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Is he the 30 seconds of fun guy? I would imagine Microsoft would be pretty stoked to have him back on their side to work on Halo 5.
andycapps
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Originally Posted by Chindogg

Jesus is there anyone left at Sony? Seems like a mass exodus lately.

The game just wrapped, it's a pretty typical time for people to leave for other jobs.
RoboPlato
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(03-18-2014, 04:54 PM)
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People tend to leave after finishing big projects so it's understandable why he would leave now.

I wonder if he'll go back to Bungie.
IanVanCheese
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(03-18-2014, 04:54 PM)
DOOOOOOMED!!!!!

But seriously, I reckon this guy might be on his way to 343.
Acquiescence
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(03-18-2014, 04:54 PM)
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Forced out I bet. That Neil Druckmann is up to no good again.
Chamber
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(03-18-2014, 04:54 PM)
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Originally Posted by stryke

Bruce and Neil strike again :P

They won't stop until they have Kaz's job.
Xav
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(03-18-2014, 04:54 PM)
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Is he the guy I can blame for the Cortana level in Halo 3?
StaticJam
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(03-18-2014, 04:55 PM)
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343 needs to hire him asap
Nightengale
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(03-18-2014, 04:55 PM)
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He left Bungie to SP in the first place to escape the whole 'overly huge dev team' environment.

Unless things have changed since then, it's more likely than not he'd be joining another small team, rather than a 200+ one.
Amentallica
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(03-18-2014, 04:55 PM)
Is there a contractual obligation to pay him based on how much Infamous sells even after he's left, or does he just have a base salary? I don't know how their jobs work.
HigherLevel
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(03-18-2014, 04:55 PM)
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Originally Posted by Jb

Is he the 30 seconds of fun guy? I would imagine Microsoft would be pretty stoked to have him back on their side to work on Halo 5.

Yup that is him. Like I already said, him working on Halo again would be huge for the series.
gamechanger87
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(03-18-2014, 04:55 PM)
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As stated in the Marc Whitten thread these things happen after a game ships.

I think there is a chance he is joining another studio based in Seattle. If he was going indie, he would likely have mentioned it. By staying silent on future plans there is likely a Press Release that he can't comment on.

Obviously pure speculation.
IHaveIce
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(03-18-2014, 04:56 PM)
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343 should suck his balls to make him come back and save halo.

Same with John Holmes.
legacyzero
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(03-18-2014, 04:56 PM)
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What's up with the shake-up in this industry lately, damn.
Zia
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(03-18-2014, 04:56 PM)
Wow, that resume. Too good for Sucker Punch.
Nirolak
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Originally Posted by Amentallica

Is there a contractual obligation to pay him based on how much Infamous sells even after he's left, or does he just have a base salary? I don't know how their jobs work.

Well, that's assuming he has a performance bonus in the first place.
aly
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(03-18-2014, 04:57 PM)
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Originally Posted by Acquiescence

Forced out I bet. That Neil Druckmann is up to no good again.

That guy needs to be stopped. I don't even know how he got Marc Whitten!
LilWayneSuckz
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(03-18-2014, 04:57 PM)
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No! Depending on how the combat is in Second Son, it sounds from impressions that it's better than Infamous 2

Please go back to Bungie
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DemonNite
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(03-18-2014, 04:57 PM)
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Originally Posted by xxracerxx

Just this guy:

jesus, whats Bryn doing there alone
Capella
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(03-18-2014, 04:58 PM)
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Originally Posted by legacyzero

What's up with the shake-up in this industry lately, damn.

People leave after finishing games/projects all of the time... I don't think him leaving has anything to do with shake-ups going on.
HigherLevel
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(03-18-2014, 04:58 PM)
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Originally Posted by IHaveIce

343 should suck his balls to make him come back and save halo.

Same with John Holmes.

You mean John Howard. ;) Who is actually at MS right now but working on Xbox fitness. :(
Violater
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(03-18-2014, 04:58 PM)
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Originally Posted by legacyzero

What's up with the shake-up in this industry lately, damn.

Have you seen his resume?
Guy gets around so it seems like the norm for him.
Pound_lb003
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(03-18-2014, 04:58 PM)
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So glad he had his hands on inFamous for some time, as I really love the series.

The guys at Sucker Punch have always been underrated for their design, because it's hidden behind wonky technical stuff or awful art.

But having this guy really made them a design masterteam. Excited to hear where he goes next.
Nightengale
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Originally Posted by legacyzero

What's up with the shake-up in this industry lately, damn.

I don't think it's uncommon among devs to move onto different opportunities available after they've shipped a major project.
Beast780
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(03-18-2014, 04:58 PM)
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He's probably just sick of working on inFamous. I don't blame him. I'm really looking forward to playing inFamous Second Son on Friday though!
ElzarTheBam
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(03-18-2014, 04:59 PM)
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Originally Posted by IHaveIce

343 should suck his balls to make him come back and save halo.

Same with John Holmes.

You scared me.

Shame about him leaving, he is the reason why I'm gonna gamble on SS.
Dragonborn
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(03-18-2014, 04:59 PM)
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Originally Posted by Chindogg

Jesus is there anyone left at Sony? Seems like a mass exodus lately.

Sony actually shut everything down. We all know the Ps4 doesn't have any games and now there is literally no one working there

talk about hyperbole, geez

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