Halo, Gears writer Eric Nylund joins Amazon Games Studio

Eric Nylund, esteemed author of Halo: Fall of Reach and writer for both Halo Reach and Gears of War recently left Microsoft Games Studio in July. Where he was headed was a mystery, until today. eric nylund

This is in conjunction with the recent news that Amazon could launch a new console by years end, initially thought to be rivaling the Ouya.

So, does this mean Amazonians could be getting some story driven, high production value titles console gamers are used to instead of the traditional App store shovelware? Only time will tell.