Microsoft Studios has a new Creative Director and his name is Casey Hudson. In case the name sounds familiar, keep in mind that you might have heard his name before if you enjoyed playing the Mass Effect games and you should rest assured that the creative department of Microsoft Studios is in good hands, because for the Mass Effect franchise, Hudson was project director.
Mass Effect was a successful trilogy of first person shooter, active role playing, science fiction games that Hudson helped create and develop.
Casey Hudson was hired to offer a fresh approach to HoloLens and to offer Xbox titles a more visionary direction
The HoloLens was announced in January, to be the first of Window`s holographic devices that will allow users to experience virtual reality on a computer platform. The HoloLens will consist of a wireless pair of smart glasses that incorporate a Windows 10 computer platform. The device will integrate holographic elements into reality and this will amount to what is called and augmented reality.
The HoloLens is expected to be released in the summer of 2015 and experts say that it will have a significantly higher price than any other gaming console.
Hudson himself said that he is extremely invested in offering users the best experience possible when using HoloLens like devices and is welcoming the great impact that holographic platforms will have on technology in the upcoming period. He also said that he is very proud of being given the opportunity to work alongside talented creators that push forward the modern day technology.
With the close approaching release date of the HoloLens, we expect that Hudson has a lot of catching up to do in order to accomodate himself with the HoloLens project and that he has his work cut out for him.
About his involvement in the selections of new Xbox games, Casey Hudson expressed his enthusiasm in working with Microsoft experts at bettering the Xbox through new and innovative games.
The freshly appointed Creative Director at Microsoft Studios is known for the 16 years of his life that he invested in making the Mass Effect franchise a success on the gaming market and it was only last year in August, that he parted ways with the Canadian BioWare company.
Casey Hudson`s boss at Microsoft Studios will be Kudo Tsunoda, who is corporate vice president to next gen experiences and who is known for his active role in the development of Kinect.
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