Ian Milham Joins Crystal Dynamics

If you’ve played any of the recently released Tomb Raider games, then you’re familiar with the development team at Crystal Dynamics. Well, they’ve recently hired industry veteran Ian Milham, known for being the Art Director on the Dead Space series and sequels, to be the Game Director for the next Tomb Raider installment.

Ian had a lot to say regarding his excitement working with this team saying, “Adventure games have always been my first love. When the opportunity came to join Crystal Dynamics, I had to jump on it. This is the home of Lara Croft, who is a legend in action-adventure gaming and a pillar of the industry. I’ve admired Crystal’s work for a while now, as they continue to deliver top notch narrative and spectacle, coupled with deep systems and player choice. I’m very excited about where the studio is headed and I’m eager to be a part of it.”

Scot Amos himself, the co-Head of Crystal Dynamics was also very excited about his addition to the team saying, “Ian is one of those rare veterans who combines creativity, artistry, and passion into excellence on-screen. It’s a matching type of DNA that Crystal Dynamics has forged itself upon over these last few years. We’re very excited to welcome Ian as the newest top-tier talent joining our studio. His attitude, aptitude, and aspirations for crafting great game experiences are perfectly aligned with who and what Crystal Dynamics is all about.”