Amy Henning, Creative Director and Writer of the Uncharted series, has left Naughty Dog, announced Sony today. Hanning was also leading the development of the next-gen Uncharted, which as now fallen in the hands of Neil Druckmann and Bruce Straley, Creative Director and Game Director, respectivelly, of The Last of Us.
"We can confirm that Amy Hennig has left Naughty Dog. Amy has made significant contributions to the game industry and we appreciate all she has done for Naughty Dog. The development timeline of Uncharted will not be impacted," said a Sony representative to IGN. IGN sources also claim that her leaving was "forced out" by Neil Druckmann and Bruce Straley, although Sony has yet to say anything on the matter.
Amy Henning spent 10 years at the studio, in which she served as director and writer for Uncharted: Drake's Fortune, Uncharted 2: Among Thieves, and Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception. Henning's future in the gaming industry remains unknown.