Published On: Thu, Sep 14th, 2017

The Last of Us & Uncharted 4 Co-director Leaves Naughty Dog; Studio Wishes Him a Best

Co-director on PlayStation exclusives The Last of Us and Uncharted 4, Bruce Straley, will be withdrawal Naughty Dog after scarcely 2 decades.

Straley announced his depart on a studio’s central blog. “This has been a hardest preference of my career”, a diversion executive wrote. “Naughty Dog is home. The Kennel is family. I’ve schooled and grown so many from operative with this implausible team. But after streamer adult 3 intensely perfectionist projects, and holding some extended time divided from a office, we found my appetite focusing in other directions, and we solemnly satisfied this was a vigilance that it’s time to pierce on.”

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Hired as a hardness artist on Crash Team Racing behind in 1999, Straley became co-art executive on a initial Uncharted and was allocated diversion executive on Uncharted 2: Among Thieves afterwards. “I’m withdrawal Naughty Dog with a strongest organisation it’s ever had, and that’s observant a lot”, he continued. “But some-more than a talent, it’s a people that I’ll skip a most. The work enlightenment during Naughty Dog is about removing out of your chair and elucidate problems together. It’s what has authorised me to build so many friendships and benefit so many honour for this stellar organisation of people.”

Straley co-directed a award-winning The Last of Us and a expansion, Left Behind, and Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End.

In a identical message, Naughty Dog President Evan Wells common to be unhappy to see Straley go. “Over a years Naughty Dog has had to partial ways with many gifted organisation members, and it’s always unhappy to see them go, though this one is quite tough for me”, Wells said.

“Bruce’s expostulate for value and eager support for his teammates has helped figure a studio enlightenment and will continue to have a durability impact. For that alone, a whole organisation is grateful. And for me, we can charge many of my possess personal expansion as a diversion developer to carrying worked alongside his extraordinary talent for some-more than twenty years. It’s unequivocally crazy to consider that many time has passed! And by it all, I’m even some-more advantageous to be means to count him as a friend.”

What Straley will be doing subsequent is uncertain during this point, though we keep we updated as shortly as we learn some-more about his endeavors.

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