Josh Scherr, screenwriter of The Last of Us Part II, leaves Naughty Dog after 21 years

Josh Scherscreenwriter, narrator and director of the animation of cinematographic scenes in The naughty dogleft the studio responsible for The last of us, Unexplored there Jack and Daxter after more than 21 to in the company, as announced in Twitter with a statement that the studio is working on several “incredible” projects. In your profile LinkedIn show that is already in another companybut did not reveal in which position or in what position.

“When I was small, Making video games was my hobby. I never dreamed of making them for a livinglet alone in a studio like Naughty Dog,” Scherr said on the social network Friday, July 15. “Last week, after 21 years and 10 games releasedI said goodbye to my friends and kennel mate [en referencia al nombre del estudio]”.

“To all my companions during these years: I am very grateful for your inspiration, support and trust. Thank you for pointing out my flaws, forgiving my mistakes, and giving me the opportunity to grow. You have all made these 21 years unforgettable. we had a good time“, continues the creative.

“I’m going to miss the dogs a lot, but at some point I’ll be playing Naughty Dog knowing very little in advance. And they do amazing stuff. Really, you’re not readypredicts Scherr. “And of me? It was great, but now it’s time for something new. More on that soon.” This last message is accompanied by a picture of the multiplayer The last of us.

He served as a narrative designer and scriptwriter for an unannounced Naughty Dog game

Scherr works as a freelance animator in various companies in the television, movies and video games: Tokyo Broadcasting Station, Digital Domain, Dreamworks, DisneyBonk Pictures, Pixel Envy (where he participated in the music video for Californication Red Hot Chili Peppers), Digital Commandos and Nickelodeon.

They are career at Naughty Dog began in 2001 as director of animation in cinematographic scenes, since he held in How and, Like 3, Jak X: Fight Race, Uncharted: A Thief’s Fortune, Uncharted 2: Kingdom of Thieves there Uncharted 3: The Drake Illusion. He was a screenwriter for Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End there Uncharted: The Lost Legacy. Finally, he was narrator and screenwriter for The Last of Us: Part Two and of another project that has not yet been announced.

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