Veteran online game author Walt Williams has landed a brand new job with Insomniac Video games, the Sony-owned developer of the Ratchet & Clank and Spider-Man franchises.
Williams made the announcement on Twitter. “I could have executed a factor,” he wrote, attaching a photograph of his eyes and a placard that claims “Insomniac Video games.”
I could have executed a factor. pic.twitter.com/UsHNDsGDU1
— Walt Williams (@waltdwilliams) March 8, 2021
The precise nature of Williams’ involvement with Insomniac is unclear, and we do not know what challenge(s) he could also be contributing to, however it’s clear he is now working with Insomniac in some capability.
Williams is a video games business veteran identified for engaged on plenty of 2K properties, together with BioShock, Borderlands, Mafia, The Darkness, and Spec Ops: The Line. He additionally wrote for the Star Wars Battlefront sequence. Moreover, Williams wrote a book–Vital Zero–which talks concerning the extremely difficult nature of constructing AAA video games.
Williams is simply the most recent big-name rent for Insomniac, because the studio additionally lately re-hired Drew Murray, who labored at Insomniac for a decade earlier than transferring to Xbox to assist begin the brand new studio The Initiative. Murray has now returned to Insomniac to work on a new game.
Insomniac Video games is on a sizzling streak. The studio launched Marvel’s Spider-Man in 2018, which was lately adopted up by Spider-Man: Miles Morales, each of which had been large hits. The corporate’s subsequent recreation is Ratchet & Clank: Rift Aside for PS5, which launches in June.