Ex-Activision Senior Vice President Darrell Gallagher Joins Microsoft

Ex-Activision Senior Vice President Darrell Gallagher Joins Microsoft

Ex-Activision Senior Vice President Darrell Gallagher has joined Microsoft Studios executive leadership team.

Gallagher previously worked at Crystal Dynamics, overseeing the development of their renowned Tomb Raider series of video games. Gallagher was also the Square Enix western division head of product development, which means he was essentially responsible for all titles released from the company outside of Japan.

Gallagher’s work with the Tomb Raider franchise includes games that go back as far as 2006 with titles such as Tomb Raider:Legend, to smaller titles such as Lara Craft Go, and of course the reboot series of Tomb Raider games from 2013 onward.

Scot Amos and Ron Rosenberg, veterans at Crystal Dynamics have replaced Darrell Gallagher as the co-studio heads in 2015.

Darrell Gallagher took to Twitter to make the announcement of his departure from Activision and transition to Microsoft.


Liked this article and want to read more like it? Check out Boyd Reynold’s Review of the Tomb Raider movie

Want to see more videos? Subscribe to our YouTube channel and check out the First 15: Fe, Monster Hunter World Beta: the Insatiable Nergigante, Dissidia Final Fantasy NT,  Star Wars Battlefront II, Sonic Forces + Episode Shadow, and  Super Mario Odyssey!

Don’t forget to tune in every Friday the Pixels & Ink Podcast to hear the latest news, previews, and in-depth game discussions!

Never miss when new CGM articles go out by following us on Twitter and Facebook!

CGMagazine is Canada’s premiere comics and gaming magazine. Subscribe today to get the best of CGM delivered right to your door! Never miss when a new issue goes live by subscribing to our newsletter! Signing up gives you exclusive entry into our contest pool. Sign up once, you’ll have a chance to win! Sign up today!