Neil Young left Electronic Arts back in 2008
, at the time for a new mystery project – it only took little over a week for Young to announce he had co-founded mobile outfit ngmoco
. After a long stint as CEO, Young has stepped down and will be replaced by Clive Downie. The other ngmoco co-founder, Bob Stevenson, is also stepping down.
Young has spent 11 years at Electronic Arts before co-founding ngmoco and taking over as CEO. New CEO Clive Downie also spent time at Electronic Arts before joining ngmoco as VP of studios. ngmoco was acquired by Japanese publisher DeNA
in 2010 for $400 million.