Former Writer and Creative Director of the Uncharted series, Amy Hennig joined EA’s Visceral Games to take over the creative director role in a new Star Wars game.
Hennig has a long history in the industry. Aside from her role in Uncharted , she’s known for her work at Crystal Dynamics where she worked on the Legacy of Kain series before she later moved to Naughty Dog to work on Jak and Daxter.
“As both a colleague and friend, I’ve always admired her approach to creative development – focusing on nailing down the soul of a game first, and then making sure the writing, the gameplay, the design and the art comes together to form a unified, interactive experience for the player,” Vice President and General Manager of Visceral Games, Steve Papoutsis writes.
According to Papoutsis, there were discussions on what game she would be at the helm of and Star Wars Made the most sense.