The Closing of Us Phase II director Neil Druckmann has been promoted to co-president of Naughty Canine. Present president Evan Wells introduced the scoop lately at the corporate’s weblog. The promotion got here all through an all-studio assembly the place director of operations Alison Mori and co-director of programming Christian Gyrling had been additionally promoted to vice presidents.
Druckmann started his profession as an intern at Naughty Canine in 2004. His first main credit score was once operating as a programmer for Jak three and Jak X: Battle Racing sooner than serving to design the primary two Uncharted video games. His main declare to repute got here because the author and co-creative director for the significantly acclaimed The Closing of Us along Bruce Straley.
The pair would later direct the well-received Uncharted 4: A Thief’s Finish, which Druckmann additionally co-wrote. Druckmann then led the advance for The Closing of Us Phase II, serving to write the tale along Halley Gross. The sequel launched in June to fashionable acclaim (together with a 10 out of 10 from Sport Informer). Past video games, Druckmann could also be operating with HBO to increase a TV collection in line with The Closing of Us.
The Closing of Us Phase II is recently within the working for Sport of The 12 months at this 12 months’s Sport Awards. Take a look at our interview with Druckmann and Gross as they talk about the sport’s finishing and the net reactions to it.
[Source: Naughty Dog]