Former Dragon Age inventive director Mike Laidlaw has left BioWare after 14 years. The sport business veteran had labored on many sequence for the studio together with Jade Empire, Mass Impact, and performed a pivotal position in serving to create the Dragon Age sequence. He didn’t announce what’s subsequent for him by way of a job, however he did say he’s trying ahead to “reconnecting with all the amazing games and worlds that [his] peers have created.”
Right here’s his full letter (through Twitter):
It’s with a mixture of feelings that I’m asserting my time with BioWare has ended. After 14 years and an opportunity to work on Jade Empire, Mass Impact, and all issues Dragon Age it’s time for me to maneuver on.
In my time at BioWare I’ve been fortunate to work with a few of the most gifted and hardworking individuals within the business. It’s been an honor to be part of the Dragon Age group, and I’ve each confidence that the world we’ve created collectively is in good arms and I’m excited for the highway forward.
For the close to future, I plan to spend my time reconnecting with all of the superb video games and worlds that my friends have created, and I stay up for sharing these experiences with you all on Twitch and Twitter.
To everybody who’s take the time to share suggestions and experiences, your superb cosplays and creative creations: thanks. You’ve made my time “in Thedas” superb. Your ardour conjures up and I stay up for our subsequent journey collectively.
That is definitely a significant loss for BioWare to lose somebody as gifted as Mike Laidlaw, however his confidence that the Dragon Age world is “in good hands” ought to definitely be comforting for followers. It’ll be thrilling to see what Laidlaw does subsequent.