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Visceral Boss Leaves EA

IGN - Steve Papoutsis, the Executive Producer on Battlefield Hardline, is no longer the General Manager at Visceral Games.

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DarkOcelet1748d ago (Edited 1748d ago )

Thats a shame, thats the only person i really liked at EA. He always felt excited whenever he talked about Dead Space in his interviews and i liked how he connected with fans during Dead Space 2 development. I really wish him he best of luck.

Its really sad to hear especially after he said he was getting along very well wtih Amy Hennig.

equal_youth1748d ago

I read somewhere that he got replaced by an EA Execs Son. So much for that.. and there isn't even a good reason for him to leave after being executive producer on BF which was obviously forced on them.

StrawberryDiesel4201748d ago

He will probably end up at Activision back with Schofield.

lsujester1747d ago

If it's a deal where he doesn't like EA's involvement in his projects, then he won't be any better off at Sledgehammer. They've been with Activision for six years and still haven't made the 3rd person COD they joined up for.

annoyedgamer1748d ago

I wish gamers would stop buying EA products. It seems the more brazen this company gets the higher their profit margin rises.

Neixus1747d ago

I will stop buying EA products... after Star Wars Battlefront!

annoyedgamer1747d ago (Edited 1747d ago )

And that there is the reason why EA can keep doing that they do.

-Foxtrot1748d ago

You're free....run Steve, run for your life.

BlackIceJoe1748d ago

I read that as run slave, instead of Steve. Which sadly he was probably treated as. Best of luck to him and his new adventure.

MilkMan1748d ago

Why? Did the game sell poorly?

tigertron1748d ago

He probably didn't want Visceral to make a BF and was no doubt forced by EA.

Letthewookiewin1747d ago

Ya now I hope he can make a Dead Space "like" game again.

DonMingos1748d ago

He was breath of fresh air on EA last generation, betting on new and darker IP's like Dead Space and Dante's Inferno.
I really wish he goes somewhere where they give him the freedom for his creativity to flourish.

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