Halo writer joins Amazon
Prolific novelist and 13-year Microsoft veteran Eric Nylund now director of narrative design at Amazon Game Studios.
We'll begin emailing you updates about %gameName%.
Halo novelist Eric Nylund has joined Amazon Game Studios as its director of narrative design, according to his updated LinkedIn profile page.
Nylund spent 13 years at Microsoft Game Studios as its director of narrative design. At that post, he led a team of producers and designers in creating stories for the company's stable of franchises.
He is also the author of numerous Halo novels, including Halo: The Fall of Reach and Halo: First Strike, among others.
It is not clear what Nylund is working on at Amazon. A Facebook post captured by CouchCampus quotes Nylund as saying, "I can't talk about specifics, but I wouldn't be there unless something cool was brewing."
Sources told Game Informer last week that Amazon is working on an Android-powered console, aiming to release the device by the end of 2013.
An Amazon representative was not immediately available to comment.
Avengers: Infinity War -- Infinity Stones' Locations, Powers, More Explained We Send Doom's Gorgeous Graphics To Hell And Back | Potato Mode Marvel's Spider-Man - Second Reveal Pre-Order Trailer Worlds Adrift Might Be The Perfect Game For Disappointed Sea Of Thieves Fans Marvel's Spider-Man - Iron Spider Suit Reveal Trailer Top New Games Releasing This Week on Switch, PS4, And PC -- April 22-28 Legion Season 2: Episode 4 Breakdown! Trailblazers - Exclusive Gameplay Teaser With Fortnite Season 4 Around The Corner, Emergency Broadcast Teases An Update - GS News Update Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery - Official Launch Trailer The Evolution Of Nintendo's Super Smash Bros. Series Han Solo Spin-off Star Is Signed On For More Than One Star Wars Movie - GameSpot Universe News Update