Ex-CCP design director joins Bigpoint

Erik Johnson
Ex-CCP design director joins Bigpoint

Eve Online and Dust 514 designer Craig Scott has joined free-to-play studio Bigpoint to take the reigns on a new unannounced MMO.

The studio announced the appointment on its site, with Bigpoint CEO Khaled Helioui stating that Scott will work on “a new breed of MMO.”

Scott's CCP days saw him serving as lead desinger and design director for the studio's two major titles, Eve Online and Dust 514. Prior to his work at CCP, Scott spent time with Core Design (Tomb Raider) and Realtime Worlds (All Points Bulletin).

"Bigpoint has major experience in the future sector of free-to-play, online games," Scott said.

"I expect to have much space for trying new things, which is a premise for making really innovative games and which, of course, means a lot of fun for both the teams and the users. That's what I see Bigpoint is currently about."

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