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343 Industries loses Halo 4 art director, gains 'Visual Design Consultant'

Kenneth Scott spent four years working as senior art director on Halo 4, but has now decided to leave that position to spend more time with his family. That said, he's not done with 343 Industries. "We're thrilled to announce that Kenneth's long-time colleague and collaborator, Nicolas "Sparth"...

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Nate Wells leaves Irrational Games for Naughty Dog

BioShock Infinite art director Nate Wells just left Irrational Games, and today he's revealed it's for a new gig at Santa Monica-based Naughty Dog. Wells announced the news on Twitter earlier today, though didn't say much more beyond that – it's unknown whether or not he'll have any hand in...

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Assassin's Creed: Revelations creative director Alexandre Amancio leaves Ubisoft

Alexandre Amancio has left Ubisoft in order to serve as Chief Creative Officer for Cossette, a marketing company located in Quebec City, Canada. Amancio leaves the developer seven years after joining in 2005. He was most recently credited as the creative director for Assassin's Creed: Revelations...

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Exploring a 'Cyber Renaissance' in Deus Ex: Human Revolution

When Art Director Jonathan Jacques-Belletête sat down to design the overarching look of Deus Ex: Human Revolution, he had two big criteria for his designs to meet. First, he wanted to choose "illustration over simulation" -- rather than creating something exactly real, he wanted to make a...

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Square Enix cut a game's worth of content from Final Fantasy XIII

It turns out there once were many more labyrinthine paths and dungeons in Final Fantasy XIII, but they got cut. An interview (in Japanese) over at FF-Reunion with art director Isamu Kamikokuryou ("No you!" to his friends) has him saying that the team removed enough extra locations from the title to...

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EA LA seeks art director for 'best project' it's ever worked on

Electronic Arts is on the hunt for an "established" Art Director to work on a "brand new" first-person shooter in the early stages of development. Under normal circumstances, we'd think this is a Medal of Honor job posting, but the listing says the director will head up "the best project we've...

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