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Uncharted: The Lost Legacy Creative Director Shaun Escayg Leaves Naughty Dog

We’ve learned the creative director for Uncharted: The Lost Legacy, Shaun Escayg, has parted ways with the studio behind the game – Naughty Dog.

“Seven years ago I joined the talented team at Naughty Dog on a project still in its infancy, The Last Of Us,” Escayg said in a tweet. “Well, the rest is history. Left BehindUncharted 4 were fleeting and Uncharted: The Lost Legacy pushed my creative growth even further—I will miss all my dogs.”

It’s worth pointing out that Escayg had worked at the developer for seven years.

In an accompanying Instagram post, Escayg posted an image of The Avengers logo with the caption “To new adventures—bring it 2018!,” leading us to believe he’s moved on to work for Crystal Dynamics new Avengers game.

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16 comments
  1. Connor Makar
    Connor Makar
    January 4, 2018 at 1:18 am

    good news for people looking forwards to the avengers game.

  2. Mr0303
    Mr0303
    January 4, 2018 at 2:19 am

    One less progressive at ND, 100 more to go. This is not good news for the Avengers game, but it is a combination of Marvel and Disney, so it was doomed to begin with.

  3. No_Good_Names_Ever
    No_Good_Names_Ever
    January 4, 2018 at 2:26 am

    Not with Disneys luck.

  4. No_Good_Names_Ever
    No_Good_Names_Ever
    January 4, 2018 at 2:30 am

    There may be hope that it won’t make Life is Strange look like original Doom at its launch since Marvel replaced the head that drove them down the road to where they are today.

  5. ProxyDoug
    ProxyDoug
    January 4, 2018 at 7:38 am

    Makes me wonder how many SJW characters they’ll try to cram in it.

  6. Mr0303
    Mr0303
    January 4, 2018 at 8:36 am

    Plot twist – it’s the new Avengers – black female Ironman, Korean Hulk, female Wolverine, etc.

  7. CrimsonColossus
    CrimsonColossus
    January 4, 2018 at 11:01 am

    Let me know when Niel Druckmann leaves.

  8. Travis Touchdown
    Travis Touchdown
    January 4, 2018 at 1:18 pm

    I imagine he’s the reason people are leaving en masse.

  9. Travis Touchdown
    Travis Touchdown
    January 4, 2018 at 1:18 pm

    Another one bites the dust. It’s never a good sign when talent leaves a development studio. I suspect that TLOU Part 2: Electric Boogaloo isn’t going well.

  10. drunken monk
    drunken monk
    January 4, 2018 at 8:34 pm

    “Cuckmann still clucking while Escayg escapes”

  11. Travis Touchdown
    Travis Touchdown
    January 4, 2018 at 10:30 pm

    My assumption at this point is that Ellie’s lesbianism is going to be a major plot point.

  12. Lea Pastillaroja
    Lea Pastillaroja
    January 5, 2018 at 1:57 pm

    i had forgotten this game existed
    even Golden Abbys stayed longer in my radar, and i don’t even own a VitaHell i didn’t even knew this had come out alrready
    when something as big as this comes out and there is no buzz about it anywhere on the web you know someone fucked up

  13. Matz
    Matz
    January 5, 2018 at 9:48 pm

    They had to take the progressive route and make a game about the most boring female characters in the Uncharted series just because they bring a lot of diversity to the series, a Spin-Off with a young Sully or with Elena as the main character might have been a lot better

  14. Lea Pastillaroja
    Lea Pastillaroja
    January 6, 2018 at 12:05 pm

    I’d take young Sully over Elena any day
    ALso, there was nothing wrong with Cloe, people actually liked her
    Niggrine on the other hand, People have been hating her since the fitst virtue signaling trailer showed her off

  15. Neojames82
    Neojames82
    January 7, 2018 at 12:34 pm

    They already have a female Wolverine, her name is X-23 and she’s hot…which probably means they won’t use her in future games…fuck.

  16. Mr0303
    Mr0303
    January 7, 2018 at 12:53 pm

    The issue is that they made X-23 take Wolverine’s place and costume on the team.