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Rise of the Tomb Raider game director makes Infinity Ward switch

Rise of the Tomb Raider game director Brian Horton has left Crystal Dynamics to join Call of Duty developer Infinity Ward.

Chris Kerr, News Editor

January 18, 2016

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Newsbrief: Rise of the Tomb Raider game director Brian Horton has left Crystal Dynamics to join Call of Duty developer, Infinity Ward. 

The news was announced over on the official Tomb Raider Tumblr, while an update to Horton's Linkedin page confirmed the move, revealing he'll now be responsible for "the art direction and team management at Infinity Ward."

Horton was game director for just over 12 months, having taken the job after serving as the publisher's senior art director for six and a half years.

According to a Crystal Dynamics statment, Brian was an "integral" part of both the 2013 Tomb Raider reboot and last year's sequel.

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Chris Kerr

News Editor, GameDeveloper.com

Game Developer news editor Chris Kerr is an award-winning journalist and reporter with over a decade of experience in the game industry. His byline has appeared in notable print and digital publications including Edge, Stuff, Wireframe, International Business Times, and PocketGamer.biz. Throughout his career, Chris has covered major industry events including GDC, PAX Australia, Gamescom, Paris Games Week, and Develop Brighton. He has featured on the judging panel at The Develop Star Awards on multiple occasions and appeared on BBC Radio 5 Live to discuss breaking news.

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