Uncharted creative director Amy Hennig leaves Naughty Dog

Amy Hennig, creative director of the Uncharted series, has left developer Naughty Dog. In addition to serving as creative director, she also was the head writer for the series, working on all three PS3 entries in the franchise. She was working on Uncharted for PS4 before her departure.

Before working at Naughty Dog, Hennig made a name for herself by working the Legacy of Kain series, writing and directing Soul Reaver and Legacy of Kain: Defiance.

A Sony representative confirmed her departure to IGN, saying: "We can confirm that Amy Hennig has left Naughty Dog. Amy has made significant contributions to the game industry and we appreciate all she has done for Naughty Dog. The development timeline of Uncharted will not be impacted."