New group members assemble!
Former Uncharted director Shaun Escayg and Lifeless House producer Stephen Barry have joined The Avengers Challenge sport, developer Crystal Dynamics introduced.
Escayg joins the group as inventive director, whereas Barry will function director of manufacturing. Escayg is the inventive director and author of Uncharted: The Misplaced Legacy and labored on The Final of Us because the director of images and animation supervisor. He was additionally an animator at Industrial Gentle & Magic. “I am thrilled to hitch Crystal as Artistic Director and be aligned with a group as keen about telling nice character based mostly tales as I’m,” Escayg mentioned.
Barry held a number of positions at Digital Arts, together with his newest position on the firm being the director of product improvement at Visceral Video games. “Crystal’s been round virtually so long as I have been within the enterprise. The rapid chemistry and camaraderie has been precisely what I would hoped for,” Barry mentioned.
Square Enix announced the game, which is named “The Avengers Challenge” for now, early final yr. It is being made by Crystal Dynamics in collaboration with Deus Ex developer Eidos Montreal.
No launch date or platform has been revealed but, however stories counsel the title will probably be a third-person action-adventure game with online play. This goes consistent with Eidos Montreal head David Anfossi’s latest statements concerning the developer emphasizing online play in its future projects.