Diablo 3 Lead Designer Leaves Blizzard, Joins Obisidian

Leonard Boyarsky was also the original Fallout's art director.

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Diablo III's lead designer no longer works at Blizzard. Leonard Boyarsky, who was also the original Fallout's art director, has left his post at the Overwatch developer to join Fallout: New Vegas developer Obsidian in an unknown role.

The news comes via a couple Facebook posts and tweets. Boyarsky's Facebook page says he left Blizzard this year. Obsidian producer and Fallout creator Timothy Cain posted a picture to Facebook that said, "New co-worker. Hope he doesn't talk too much." The picture features Boyarsky and Cain looking at each other dramatically. The two developers worked together on games like Fallout, Fallout 2, and Vampire: The Masquerade - Bloodlines.

The news was then later confirmed by Obsidian's Twitter account. It's not yet known what Boyarsky will do or what project he'll work on.

Obsidian is currently working on a new RPG called Tyranny. The studio also said this year that it would be interested in doing a follow-up to Fallout 4 akin to New Vegas, though nothing has been confirmed.

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