Eidos Montreal general manager resigns

Former studio boss cites "irreconcilable" differences.

Stephane D’Astous, who helped found Eidos Montreal and acted as its general manager, has resigned from his position at the company due to “irreconcilable” differences.

“Since last year’s financial short-coming performance of Square Enix Europe, we (HQ London and GM Eidos-Montreal) have had growing and divergent opinions on what needed to be done to correct the situation,” he said in a statement to Develop.

“The lack of leadership, lack of courage and the lack of communication were so evident, that I wasn’t able to conduct my job correctly. I realised that our differences were irreconcilable, and that the best decision was unfortunately to part ways.”

D’Astous will be replaced by Deus Ex: Human Revolution executive producer David Anfossi.

Eidos Montreal, known for the Deus Ex series, is currently developing Thief for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC, PlayStation 3, and Xbox 360.

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