Cliff Bleszinski Leaves Epic Games to Begin the Next Stage of His Career

Posted Thu Oct 4, 2012 at 09:30 AM PDT by Dick Ward

Bleszinski was the man behind 'Gears of War' and was involved in the creation of 'Unreal Tournament' and more.

It's been a big couple of months for gave industry veterans. In August, Epic Games director Rod Fergusson left Epic, in September, the BioWare doctors announced that they were retiring and now Cliffy B has announced that he's leaving Epic to "chart the next stage of his career."

"I’ve been doing this since I was a teenager," says Bleszinski, "and outside of my sabbatical last year, I have been going non-stop. I literally grew up in this business, as Mike likes to say. And now that I’m grown up, it’s time for a much needed break."

Bleszinski, more affectionately known as Cliffy B. didn't give a hint at what that position will be, but it doesn't seem like he has any plans to leave gaming behind.

Source: Epic Games

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