Watch Dogs lead leaves Ubisoft, joins EA

Watch Dogs' lead game designer Jamie Keen has left Ubisoft and joined EA, his online CV has revealed.

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1818d ago Replies(13)
Root1818d ago's like Anakin Skywalker abandoning Obi Wan and joining the Sith Lord

adorie1818d ago

The guy just lost his soul. I hope EA isn't poaching.

BanBrother1818d ago


Don't be silly. Anakin would never do that. Obi would own him :-) :-) :-)

Agent_00_Revan1818d ago

You do not know the power of the dark side.....or how deep their wallets can really go.

SilentNegotiator1818d ago

Anakin went on to complete his destiny, destroying the Sith Lord.

EA was a "hero" for a short stint in 2008 when they actually released new IPs, and they won't always be the bad guy. Things switch hands a lot in the video game world.

rpd1231817d ago

Eh, I've never gone for that. Luke is definitely the hero.

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pompombrum1818d ago

Money talks, or at least I'm hoping that's the case otherwise it will reflect extremely poorly on Watch Dogs.

Myx231818d ago

ea is where the big money is. it is just a logical step for people to want to be where microtransactions will be in every game they will publish. do the math.

if you're thinking, developpers are there to provide a cool hobby for you - think again.

first1NFANTRY1818d ago

Hmm...don't know what to make of this news.

It's never a good sign for a Lead Designer to leave during game development.

Still i hope Watch Dogs delivers. The industry needs more open world games.

yaz2881817d ago

the game have been in development for 4 years now. it would be different if he had gone in that first year. I think the game maybe finished and its in a polishing phase right now.. also maybe they are working on the ps4 version.