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Submitted by Gamesauce 630d ago | interview

AC3's creative director on starting as game journalist, his previous titles and the making of AC3

Alex Hutchinson is a current Creative Director of Ubisoft’s Assassin’s Creed III. Prior to this, Hutchinson was a Creative Director of the Electronic Arts’ game, Army of Two: The 40th Day, a Lead Designer for Spore, Sims 2, and was a Co-Lead Designer on The Urbz: Sims in the City. From 2001 to 2003, he was a Designer and Design Director at the Australian company, Torus Games, where he worked on games such as The Invincible Iron Man. In addition to making videogames, Hutchinson has also written for industry publications such as Edge, Games, PC Zone, PlayNation, The Official PS2 Magazine, and others. He has also spoken about games at industry conferences such as D.I.C.E. Summit, GDC, E3, and others. Finally, Hutchinson has a BA in Archaeology and Classics, and a Masters of English and Writing; both from the University of Melbourne. (Alex Hutchinson, Assassin's Creed III, Dev, Industry, Ubisoft)

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