George Andreas Chooses Sony Over Microsoft

Rare veteran George Andreas has left Microsoft to join Sony.

Andreas played a key role in the development of the Kinect hardware, Kinect Sports 1 and Kinect Sports: Season 2. Andreas also played a key role in development of Xbox 360 launch games Kameo and Perfect Dark Zero. He joined Sony this month as creative director of Sony Computer Entertainment Europe, working out of SCEE’s London office.

During his 16 years at Rare he worked on most of the legendary studio’s games, including various Banjo titles (Viva Pinata, Donkey Kong 64, GoldenEye, and Killer Instinct Gold).