Corrinne Yu, one of the programmers of Microsoft's popular gaming title Halo 4, has moved to rival developers Naughty Dog.
The news came from Corrinne's LinkedIn account, which indicated that she has moved from her position as Principal Engine Architect at Microsft's Halo 4, 343 Industries, to Naughty Dog; developer of in-demand titles like Uncharted.
Her new project is not yet disclosed but her position reportedly shows as "Graphic Coding on PS4." Corrinne is speculated to work on Uncharted 4, as Naughty Dog announced during the PS4 launch that the firm is working on a new Uncharted title, which will be a PS4 exclusive.
Corrinne is said to have an impressive resume,with a number of awards and credits to her name, reports Gamespot. Before Microsoft, she was the director of Technology at Gearbox, where she worked on Boderlands, another popular title. She is also the founding member of Microsoft's Direct 3D Advisory Board.
Here is Corrine Yu's LinkedIn account - link.
Ellie Returns in The Last of Us: Left Behind
In related news, Naughty Dog has also revealed that popular The Last of Us character, Ellie, will return in the game's latest DLC "The Last of Us: Left Behind."
"Ashley Johnson reprises her role as Ellie in The Last of Us: Left Behind single-player DLC," stated the developer on the PlayStation blog. "Left Behind takes place while Ellie is attending a military boarding school in the Boston quarantine zone, prior to meeting Joel and the events in the main campaign of The Last of Us."
Besides Ellie, the DLC might also include her in-game best friend Riley Abel, who was also seen in the original game. Both Ellie and Riley will play central roles in the DLC. The DLC release dates have not been announced till now but it is speculated to get launched in early 2014, reports GMA Network.