‘Dragon Age’ director Mike Laidlaw leaves BioWare after 14 years


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Today Mike Laidlawannounced his departure from Bioware, where he’s been involved with games including Jade Empire, Mass Effect and the entire Dragon Age series. He served as creative director on Dragon Age: Inquisition, and mentioned in a note about the team that “I have every confidence that the world we’ve created together is in good hands and I’m excited for the road ahead.” He didn’t mention a reason for leaving other than that it is time to move on, even as his exit follows DA:I lead writer David Gaider, who left the company early last year.


— Mike Laidlaw (@Mike_Laidlaw) October 12, 2017

Big day. Intense. Gonna stream some Overwatch tonight, though.

— Mike Laidlaw (@Mike_Laidlaw) October 13, 2017