EA secures writing talent from Uncharted developer, Naughty Dog

Amy Henning, the former Creative Director of Naughty Dog, joins EA's Visceral Games to work on a new Star Wars project.

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Published Fri, Apr 4 2014 1:36 AM CDT   |   Updated Sat, Aug 8 2020 10:29 AM CDT

The former Creative Director of Naughty Dog, the studio behind the immensely popular Uncharted series, has joined Visceral Games. Amy Henning will work on a new Star Wars project over at EA.

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Visceral's Vice President and General Manager, Steve Papooutsis, announced the news through EA's The Beat blog, where he said: "Amy has long been recognized as one of our industry's top visionaries, and is coming off an amazing run as the Writer and Creative Director of the Uncharted franchise. But her contributions go beyond the games she helped create at Naughty Dog and at Crystal Dynamics, where we worked together many years ago".

"As both a colleague and friend, I've always admired her approach to creative development - focusing on nailing down the soul of a game first, and then making sure the writing, the gameplay, the design and the art comes together to form a unified, interactive experience for the player. This fits in perfectly with what we're trying to do here at Visceral and Amy's going to help us continue in our pursuit to make the most thrilling, immersive games in the world".

Henning left Naughty Dog last month after a massive 10 years with the company, where she was a Writer and Creative Director for the company. She was working on an Uncharted game for the PS4 before she left.

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