Gearbox Games Borderlands creator leaves




Matthew Armstrong, the man who invented the concept of the first Borderlands game and since then was in charge of all Borderlands projects, has left the studio. Armstrong is looking for a new challenge. Gearbox meanwhile working on a new Borderlands.

Armstrong announced his departure via Twitter. “I no longer work at Gearbox. I will always love the company, but go on an adventure.” To magazine GameInformer let Armstrong know that he was not fired nor departs from discontent; “But I am an inventor, I want to make something new.” Moreover, the time was right, according to Armstrong; “Now Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel and extensions of the door, there is a rare moment that I’m just not vital, so I can leave without giving the problems.” What Armstrong is going to do, is unknown.

Or his position within Gearbox is already filled, is also not known. The studio is already on a new game in the series. Gearbox CEO Randy Pitchford announced that in January even as ‘the big one’. The studio is looking for staff for the project. The American studio can then no longer seek the assistance of 2K Australia, the studio that most of the development of Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel accounting for. Publisher 2K Games, owner of the Australian studio, a week ago made ​​known that the studio is closed and all staff will be placed on the street.

Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel


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