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Criterion Games co-founders depart from EA

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Criterion Games co-founders depart from EA

Criterion Games vice president and creative director Alex Ward and studio director Fiona Sperry have officially parted ways with the studio that they once co-founded. The two have left publisher Electronic Arts and will venture out to create an entirely new game studio.

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"I think you mean that the upper echelon leaves (1 year after the non-compete expires) and then ..."
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Criterion Games 'just 17 people' now, most of team at Ghost Games

Criterion Games 'just 17 people' now, most of team at Ghost Games

When Electronic Arts revealed that Ghost Games had become the new home of the Need for Speed series, we thought it meant that Criterion Games would be freed up to do their own thing. That's still true, although the full meaning behind that statement wasn't clear until today.

"Criterion is just 17 people these days," Criterion creative director Alex Ward said. Apparently, most of the studio moved to Ghost Games, leaving just a "small team" behind to work at Criterion.

Read more: 'It's all positive' »

"+1 Too bad all that talent is gone already. EA strikes again."
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