Ikumi Nakamura Leaves Tango Gameworks

"After 9 years as Creative director & Art Director at Tango and Zenimax - I felt here is one of ends of the journeys . I learned from the talented people I've worked with and I respect. 🙏😊 "

-Foxtrot1363d ago

Huh that's odd, I just assumed with the energetic E3 stage presentation she had rooted herself in for many years to come.

I wonder if something has happened behind closed doors.

Blu3_Berry1362d ago

That is indeed strange. I wish her the best luck though.

UltraNova1361d ago

Why? She rightfully received a lot of positive exposure during E3 so why is so hard to realise that that might have opened some doors for her?

Good luck to Nakamura on her new endeavors.

KillBill1361d ago

@UltraNova - it appears she is leaving with no actual follow on work. So though doors might be open for her the choice of her leaving is odd at best.

DarkOcelet1362d ago

That is really sad to hear. Really loved her work in The Evil Within and Safe Head is one of my favorite horror monsters of all time. So what will happen to Ghostwire Tokyo now? Will she remain the creative director? She looked so excited and happy when she announced that game :(

I have a feeling Bethesda/Zenimax had something to do with this and maybe they decided to make Tango add microtransaction and force co-op or some shit and she didnt want that in the game. I hope am wrong but when a creative director leaves a studio mid-project, its usually bad news!

robtion1361d ago

Yeah it definitely doesn't seem like good news. Let's just hope you are wrong.

deadfrag1361d ago

She has end the work on GhostWire the project is on final stage.

KillBill1361d ago

Where have you gotten the information of the project being in final stages?

TheOpenWorlder1360d ago

Why, from his fat ass of course!

BlackIceJoe1362d ago

Hopefully she'll get to take her experience with her and start up a new game studio.

More Japanese game studios are always welcome, so I hope to see more from her in the future.

LoneGaymer1361d ago

Damn. She is very talented and she will be a treasure with any studio she joins.

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