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Former studio head Romuald Capron departed Arkane Lyon last month.

Chris Kerr, News Editor

November 9, 2021

1 Min Read

Deathloop game director Dinga Bakaba has been named studio director of Arkane Lyon following the departure of Romuald Capron.

As reported yesterday, former studio head Capron departed Arkane Lyon last month and has since joined educational game studio PowerZ.

As spotted by VGC, Bakaba was tapped to fill the void, and will now serve as studio director and co-creative director at the French studio.

Bakaba joined Arkane in 2010 and initially worked as a systems designer and associate producer on Dishonored.

After working on DLC for the original title, Bakaba was named lead designer and producer on Dishonored 2 and the Death of the Outsider expansion, before taking the lead on Deathloop as game director and co-creative director.

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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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