The rumour mill was in overdrive today that Silicon Knights founder and president Denis Dyack was thinking of resigning as president to concentrate on the more creative side of his job.
The rumour started after GameDaily.Biz printed an article titled "Denis Dyack to Step Down as Silicon Knights President" based on an interview in which Dyack was quoted as saying, "I've been involved in a lot of IP creation within Silicon Knights and as the company grows, I have to look at whether I want to continue to be president and director, and I'm leaning towards staying creative... So in the end, as the company grows, for my role I'll probably hire someone to be my boss and help run the company."
However, Dyack has told GameSpot that he has no intention of quitting as president. He said, "I was as surprised to see this as everyone else. I am not stepping down."
Denis Dyack founded Silicon Knights in 1992 in the small town of St. Catherines in Ontario, Canada. Games developed by Silicon Knights include Cyber Empires, Eternal Darkness: Sanity's Requiem, and Metal Gear Solid: The Twin Snakes. Its epic role-playing game Too Human, which has been some 10 years in the making, was recently dated for August. For more on Too Human, check out GameSpot's recent video Q&A with Dyack.