Edge Interview: Jim Veevaert and Jay Cohen

Edge: As a producer, Jerry Bruckheimer (pictured on the right above) makes the kind of movies that critics tend to compare to videogames. Now that he's opening his own development studio in partnership with MTV Games, the man who told audiences everywhere to put the bunny back in the box is coming full circle.

The first round of hirings certainly suggests a serious intent, with Jim Veevaert (pictured on the left above), who previously managed the Halo, Viva Pinata and Gears of War franchises for Microsoft coming onboard as the president of production, and Jay Cohen (middle above) who looked after Ubisoft's North American subsidiary joining as president of development. We caught up with them both to discuss cross-platform game design, thin publishing models, and the lessons learned from Hudson Horstachio.

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Jockamo3808d ago

...I hope they can make good games. Jerry Bruckheimer is always big on over the top...I think it'll be nice.

Maybe we'll see a trend of movie directors being involved in games.

C'moooon David Lynch games!!