Former Mass Effect writer is the next BioWare alumni to join Archetype Entertainment | Rock Paper Shotgun

jpg Former Mass Effect writer is the next BioWare alumni to join Archetype Entertainment | Rock Paper Shotgun

Drew Karpyshyn is the next former BioWare developer to join the ranks at Archetype Entertainment, Wizards Of The Coast’s brand new development studio. You might recognise Karpyshyn as one of the writers behind Mass Effect 1 and 2, Baldur’s Gate and Star Wars: Knights Of The Old Republic. He’s joining a studio that says they’re dedicated to creating “epic story-driven role playing games” – and to be honest, it’s shaping up to be a bit of a dream team.

It’s a team that’s geared towards bringing back the good parts of BioWare and steering away from what the studio became, as Karpyshyn says that they ended up so “corporate” they could no longer make the games they wanted.

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