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Call of Duty creative strategist departs from Infinity Ward, Activision

Robert Bowling, the creative strategist for Infinity Ward and the Call of Duty franchise, has stepped down from his position, and is no longer an Activision employee.
Robert Bowling, the creative strategist for Infinity Ward and the Call of Duty franchise, has stepped down from his position and is no longer an Activision employee, he recently announced on Twitter. Bowling, otherwise known online as "FourZeroTwo," joined Activision as the community manager of the Call of Duty franchise in 2006, and has since served as one of the most prominent faces of the brand on Twitter and other major social networks. In particular, Bowling become a notable voice for the Call of Duty series shortly after Infinity Ward co-founders Jason West and Vince Zampella left the company in 2010. Activision has confirmed Bowling's departure to Gamasutra, and said, "We sincerely thank Robert for his many years of service. He's been a trusted and valued member of the Infinity Ward team. We wish him all the best on his decision to pursue future opportunities." As of this writing, Bowling has not revealed his future plans, and Activision has not detailed the implications of his recent departure.

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