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BioWare lays off 50 employees, including veteran writer Mary Kirby and technical director Jon Renish
BioWare has announced a team restructuring, which includes job cuts. Although the studio ensures that this move won’t affect the development of Dragon Age and Mass Effect, some of its most experienced devs have been laid off.
Mark Darrah explains what Alpha means in game development: “You open up the floodgates for testing”
Former Bioware executive producer Mark Darrah has tried to explain what Alpha means in game development, using Dragon Age: Dreadwolf as an example. He listed the distinctive features of this stage of production, also saying how much time usually passes between Alpha and launch.
Dragon Age senior creative director Matt Goldman leaves BioWare
BioWare has lost one of its key developers, as Matt Goldman decided to leave the studio. He has been working as the senior creative director of the Dragon Age series for the last few years and was directly involved in the development of Dragon Age 4.
BioWare new general manager Gary McKay previously worked on FIFA series, fans have concerns
Gary McKay has officially become the new general manager of BioWare. He started his career at Electronic Arts and was also development director of the FIFA series. Despite his experience in the games industry and promises to create big story-driven RPGs, some fans weren’t happy about McKay stepping in as new studio head.
Casey Hudson and Mark Darrah leave BioWare “to try something different”
EA announced that Casey Hudson, GM at BioWare, and Mark Darrah, Executive Producer on Dragon Age, are departing from BioWare. The upcoming Mass Effect and Dragon Age installments will continue to be developed with new people on board.