Greg "Ghostcrawler" Street has taken the long road to Riot Games, joining the studio in the pivotal role of lead game designer, Joystiq sister-site WoW Insider
reports based on multiple sources. Street had previously held the position of lead systems designer on World of Warcraft
at Blizzard, a job that gave him visibility as a franchise spokesperson and one that he vacated over five years later in 2013.
Prior to his time at Blizzard, Street spent nearly a decade at Ensemble Studios as a designer on the Age of Empires franchise. Street was the lead designer on Age of Empires 3
, the last version of the game Ensemble independently developed before being shuttered in 2009.
Riot Games has only one game under its belt, but it's a big one: the wildly successful (and popular
among lead designers) League of Legends
, which launched in 2009.