Please know I don’t hold a grudge and wish you the best. Let me actually end on: IGN fucking rules.

Baker and North are great friends so they had chemistry right away. ", Wow, dude. Ex-IGN writer Mitch Dyer came clean today about a previous 2014 report talking about Amy Hennig being forced out of game company Naughty Dog.

I adore those people and that place, and my friends there are SO MUCH HAPPIER now than they were when I was there.Progress has been made as they rooted out the rot inside. Opinions expressed by Forbes Contributors are their own. A lot of Amy Henning’s vision for Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End was scrapped by Naughty Dog.  franchise it is today.

Dyer has apologized to Druckmann and Straley on his personal Twitter account today. Ex-IGN writer Mitch Dyer came clean today about a previous 2014 report talking about Amy Hennig being forced out of game company Naughty Dog.

When Sony justifiably condemned our story, Steve and Tal were SILENT. He still feels the game will be “phenomenal” and thinks gamers will be amazed.

Sony More on this story as it develops, and we'll see if Naughty Dog can clarify the circumstances of her departure. © 2020 Forbes Media LLC.

Basically The Last of Us team brought their own people in and sadly some others were let go.

Amy Hennig is a writer and director, known for Uncharted 2: Among Thieves (2009), Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception (2011) and Untitled Visceral Games' Star Wars Project.

However, North is not sad about the change in Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End. - This article was updated on:June 29th, 2015, Home / Game News / Amy Hennig’s Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End’s Story Was Largely Scrapped, The latest news in the world of video games at Attack of the Fanboy, Video Game News, Reviews, Guides & More | Attack of the Fanboy | © 2019 Modern Media Group All Rights Reserved, Amy Hennig’s Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End’s Story Was Largely Scrapped, Get Twitch Prime For Free Right Now and get in-game items, rewards, and free games, PlayStation 5: Everything We Know – PS5 Release Date, Price, Rumors, Unreal Engine 5, and More, Fortnite Skins List — All Outfits in Fortnite. Amy Hennig, Director: Uncharted 2: Among Thieves. https://t.co/NEX1qv5akK. All Rights Reserved, This is a BETA experience. Hennig was in the middle of working on PS4's Uncharted 4, but in a statement acknowledging her departure, Sony says that her leaving won't affect the game. Neil Druckmann is a video game designer who has worked atNaughty Dog since 2004. He said one good thing they did was bring in Troy Baker to play the role of Nathan Drake’s brother. Her departure is clearly a huge loss for the series, and I'm sure we're all wondering what impact her leaving will have on the franchise and Uncharted 4 specifically, no matter what Sony says. Not gonna lie… I was angry for a long time about this. Never let these motherfuckers win. This snowballed to what is happening today, which by now since it was revealed to be false is kind of crazy.

Hennig took to Twitter to express her thanks to well-wishers. North said 8 month’s of Hennig’s Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End’s story was “thrown away“. See How Fast Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales Loads on PS5, Expect A Shortage of AMD Radeon 6000 Series; Custom AIB in the Talks, The Dark Pictures Anthology: Little Hope Launch Trailer Released, OPINION: CD Projekt Red Needs To Stop Giving Release Dates, Sirus Interview: Going Beta ‘Cold War’ in Black Ops with Treyarch, Mandalorian Wireless Xbox Controller Announced and It is Not Cheap, Apex Legends Season 7 – Ascension Gameplay Trailer Released, Ubisoft Reveals List of Games Not Backwards Compatible on PlayStation 5 (Update), VR Breakthrough Not Going to Happen Until at Least 2022 According to Jim Ryan, Assassin’s Creed Valhalla New CGI Trailer Released, Hitman 3 Physical Editions to be Distributed in 60 Countries Across Europe, Middle East, Africa and Australia, Final Fantasy XVI World and Characters Details Introduced. He revealed he was forced to write this gossip in the report. As GearNuke reports, Nolan North held a Q&A session at MetroCon 2015. North said 8 month’s of Hennig’s Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End’s story was “thrown away“. Fans are keen to see if it is enjoyable like the other games.

The Last of Us 2 exists now so it's second best and after that it's the first Jak and Daxter. Sorry for what you went through. He also revealed that these editors were also the ones to publish ad story on the site that stated The Last Guardian is cancelled. Druckmann replied to this post and confessed he was angry of this for a long time. When we confronted them about publishing an unsubstantiated (hilariously bullshit) story without consulting the news team, they said "you should have chased this. More than you know.". When that happened, The Last of Us producers came in and wanted to do their own take on the story.

He also does not hold a grudge anymore.

Check out the whole series of Twitter posts below: They forced an unproven claim onto https://t.co/bXvrM2OKzN with my name on it, against my will, to "protect their relationship with Sony." The gossip was that Hennig was being forced out by Neil Druckmann and Bruce Straley, which many believed and berated the game studio due to this. It sounds like there's a story here if she really was feuding with Druckmann and Straley, but we don't have any more details about it at this point. Hennig won a WGA for her work on Uncharted in 2012, and has been consistently known as one of the most powerful women in gaming. He appreciated for putting the truth on public.

The development timeline of Uncharted will not be impacted.". Dyer revealed that he was forced by IGN’s editors at that time, who were Steve Butts and Tal Blevins. According to sources speaking to IGN, Hennig was actually "forced out" by The Last of Us's Neil Druckmann and Bruce Straley who reportedly may take over the franchise themselves.

The editors claimed it was to protect their relationship with Sony Interactive Entertainment. He revealed he was forced to write this gossip in the report.

It's just been confirmed that she has left the company, though there seems to be some issue about under what circumstances her departure took place. Basically The Last of Us team brought their own people in and sadly some others were let go. No matter what happened between her and Naughty Dog, it's clear that she won't be looking for work long as talented as she is. This was an unproven claim and Dyer was forced to write it with the name of IGN and his name on it against his will.