The Nerd catches up with another art school pal, Christopher Barrett, Game Director on Destiny: Rise of Iron. Anthony, Imran and Rugboy ask Chris about his journey from art school to Bungie, what it’s like working on huge hits like Halo and Destiny, his artistic influences and breaking into the video game industry. The gang gets geeky about Destiny, as Chris answers several questions from listeners, and offers some insight on the creation of the franchise.
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Christopher Barrett, Game Director, Destiny: Rise of Iron
Christopher is the Game Director on Destiny: Rise of Iron. Previously, he was the Art Director for the Destiny franchise as a whole. Chris is a sixteen year veteran at Bungie where he has contributed to award winning titles in the Halo and Myth series. He earned his Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from the Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, New York.
Destiny: Rise of Iron releases September 20th for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.
- Chris on Twitter @cgbarrett
- Oryx Design Lab
- Play FAMAZE
- Bungie playing Destiny on Twitch
- ‘Destiny: Rise of Iron’: How Trippy Sci-Fi Inspired Online Shooter – Rolling Stone
- Check out the Nerd on the Weekly Jump Podcast #154
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