Gears of War Senior Character Artist and Two "Rockstar Developers" From Neversoft Join CliffyB's Studio

By Giuseppe Nelva

July 11, 2014

Cliff Bleszinski and his newly revealed stufio Boss Key Productions are on the prowl for more developers in order to ship their upcoming free-to-play arena FPS codenamed BlueStreak and today the studio announced on Twitter that the hunt is bearing fruits.

Chris Wells, Senior Character Artist on Gears of War 2, 3 and Judgement, and Epic Games veteran since the times of Unreal Tournament 3 has joined the studio as Senior Character Modeler:

Today we’re proud to announce that Chris Wells has joined us as Senior Character Modeler.

You may know his recent work from Gears 3 – he modeled Sam, Anya, Myrrah, and the final boss – the Tempest, amongst others. Welcome!

In addition to Wells, Boss Key also grabbed two developers made available from Neversoft’s closure, even if they didn’t mention them by name yet:

We have already secured and hired two rockstar developers from the ashes of Neversoft. Names revealed next week.

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If you want to see some of Wells’ awesome artwork and models, you can check out his portfolio site.

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Hailing from sunny (not as much as people think) Italy and long standing gamer since the age of Mattel Intellivision and Sinclair ZX Spectrum. Definitely a multi-platform gamer, he still holds the old dear PC nearest to his heart, while not disregarding any console on the market. RPGs (of any nationality) and MMORPGs are his daily bread, but he enjoys almost every other genre, prominently racing simulators, action and sandbox games. He is also one of the few surviving fans of the flight simulator genre on Earth.

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