Former top Ubisoft creative Patrice Desilets starts work at THQ Montreal


Following THQ’s hiring announcement last October, former Ubisoft creative Patrice Desilets officially starts work at THQ Montreal this week.

If you consider yourself a serious gamer, then chances are you know the name Patrice Desilets. The former Ubisoft employee was the creative director on Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time as well as the first two Assassin’s Creed games. He left the company last summer and was soon after scooped up by THQ, though a non-compete clause in his Ubi departure kept him on the sidelines until a full year had lapsed. That date passed on June 14, and THQ has confirmed that Desilets is officially on the job and working at the publisher’s Montreal studio.

“The creative freedom that THQ gives its artists and developers — and their willingness to make games that truly reflect an artistic vision — really drew me to THQ,” Desilets said in a statement (via Gamasutra. “I plan to build an incredibly talented team at THQ, and am very anxious to get started on creating a new project.”… Read More [via digitaltrends]

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