Oculus has been seeing some drastic adjustments on their group as of late with current departures from Palmer Luckey – founding father of Oculus – and Chris Dycus who was the primary rent on the firm. And that listing appears to be rising as Senior Developer Technique Callum Underwood announced that he’l be leaving Oculus on the finish of the month.
In a weblog, Underwood posted that July will probably be his final month as he’ll be pursuing a profession with an indie dev studio, Uncooked Fury.
Uncooked Fury are in all probability 1% of the size of Oculus by way of group size. I’ll be capable of irritate everybody on the firm without delay, and that very a lot appeals to me. I didn’t even realise I wished to affix them till I had lunch with the CEO, Jonas, at GDC. We spent the entire time waxing lyrical about state of the business, how folks ought to deal with one another, how publishers ought to deal with devs, how we’re all as fucked up as one another, irrespective of our place or firm we work for. I got here out of that lunch with a smile on my face. I knew I had discovered my subsequent house. Additionally they printed Gonner and Kingdom… when you’ve performed these games, I would like say no extra. My plan is to assist them discover the following items to that rising tapestry of games. I’ll be scouting out games, funding them, serving to indies, and customarily doing what I like best.
Underwood announced that he’ll be doing this underneath his new entity known as Robot Teddy. He additionally said in his weblog how appreciative he was about his alternative with Oculus. They supplied him with a small workplace in his hometown, gave him further time-off and even provided him with four months paternity go away throughout his skilled profession with the corporate.