Tomb Raider franchise gets new director in Ian Milham

The art director of the Dead Space games.

Rise of the Tomb Raider

Ian Milham, a 20-year veteran in the games industry who previously worked as art director on the Dead Space games, has joined Crystal Dynamics in the role of game director on the Tomb Raider franchise, Square Enix announced.

Find quotes from Crystal Dynamics and Ian Milham below.

Scot Amos, Crystal Dynamics Co-Head of Studio

“Ian is one of those rare veterans who combines creativity, artistry, and passion into excellence on-screen. It’s a matching type of DNA that Crystal Dynamics has forged itself upon over these last few years. We’re very excited to welcome Ian as the newest top-tier talent joining our studio. His attitude, aptitude, and aspirations for crafting great game experiences are perfectly aligned with who and what Crystal Dynamics is all about.”

Ian Milham

“Adventure games have always been my first love. When the opportunity came to join Crystal Dynamics, I had to jump on it. This is the home of Lara Croft, who is a legend in action-adventure gaming and a pillar of the industry. I’ve admired Crystal’s work for a while now, as they continue to deliver top notch narrative and spectacle, coupled with deep systems and player choice. I’m very excited about where the studio is headed and I’m eager to be a part of it.”

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