Try our new beta!Click here
140°
Submitted by Pozzle 701d ago | article

A Look Back At Amy Hennig's Career So Far

GameInformer: Today the news broke that Naughty Dog's acclaimed writer and creative director Amy Hennig has left the company. While we don't know what her next project will be, it seems like an appropriate time to look back at the accomplishments of one of gaming's most respected developers. (Amy Hennig, Industry, Legacy of Kain: Defiance, Legacy of Kain: Soul Reaver, Legacy of Kain: Soul Reaver 2, PC, PS2, PS3, PS4, Retro, Uncharted 2: Among Thieves, Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception, Uncharted: Drake's Fortune, Xbox)

kungfuian  +   702d ago
What ever the circumstances it's a huge loss for ND and Sony! She easily ranks as one of, if not the, best creative directors and writers in the business! She honestly makes most game writers look like amateurs in comparison!

None of us can know what really happened, but u'd think if Sony was smart and really knew what they had, they'd be working their hardest to keep someone of her talent within the organization, even if it meant a move to a different studio! She's just too good to let go!

At this point; some smart developer/publisher will snatch her up, let her build her own team, and give her creative freedom to make what ever her ridiculously talented mind can come up with!

I look forward to playing what ever she ends up involved in next :-)
#1 (Edited 702d ago ) | Agree(6) | Disagree(3) | Report | Reply
SlyFamousthe3rd  +   701d ago
If you watch the "behind the scenes" video of Uncharted she talks a bit about the research she does for the settings and story. She left no stone un-turned. A real pity about her leaving ND but hopefully it was mutual.
Sokol  +   701d ago
Very sad to see Amy leave Naughty Dog, I strongly believe they lost one of the best writers in the gaming industry.

I'm confident ND has a great talent behind them and the next chapter in Uncharted series will be a successful entree.

Best of luck to Amy, any developer will more than benefit from her creativity and writing experience.

Can't wait to see what she does next.
#3 (Edited 701d ago ) | Agree(1) | Disagree(1) | Report | Reply
medman  +   701d ago
When I first heard of Amy Hennig's departure, I kicked my dog, slapped my woman, and punched myself in the ol' toolbag. Then I got arrested. Thanks alot, Naughty Dog.

Add comment

You need to be registered to add comments. Register here or login
Remember
New stories
40°

Wolves - Majestic, Not Murderous

2h ago - Jake Nichols with TheKoalition.com writes: "Media has a history of giving the wolf a bad name.... | Culture
40°

Review: Cobalt Sidescrolling Sadness - TiCGN

2h ago - When Mojang announced that they in partnership with Oxeye would release a new Indie title named C... | Xbox One
Ad

Gran Turismo SPORT Beta Testing Begins early 2016

Now - Start tracking GTS with Releases.com's release date alert service and be notified when the GTS beta launches. | Promoted post
40°

Review: Crudelis suffers from technical flaws that ruin its potential | GameCrate

2h ago - GameCrate: "Perhaps if Whiskey Jack Games can add more quests and clean up the performance issues... | PC
40°

Arslan: The Warriors of Legend Review | Hardcore Gamer

2h ago - Arslan: The Warriors of Legend makes the player feel like they’re in the middle of a beautiful, f... | PC
30°

Stardock On Why Ashes Of The Singularity Won’t Get A Strategic Zoom Camera

2h ago - From GameWatcher: "You may think that the RTS genre is all about clicking quicker than your oppon... | PC