Greg Kasavin

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Greg Kasavin
Born (1977-08-21) August 21, 1977 (age 39)
Moscow, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union
Occupation Video game designer, writer
Employer Supergiant Games
Known for Bastion, Transistor

Gregory A. Kasavin (born 21 August 1977)[1] is a writer and designer for Supergiant Games, and the former site director and executive editor at the gaming website GameSpot for over 10 years.[2]

Early life and education

Kasavin attended University of California, Berkeley.

Career

Prior to working at GameSpot, he worked on Newtype Gaming Magazine. He also ran a small website called Arcadia Magazine, which reviewed video games and pop-culture movies, and eventually led to his internship at GameSpot. He joined GameSpot in November 1996. On January 3, 2007, GameSpot announced Kasavin's resignation from his position as Editor-In-Chief.[3] Kasavin worked for Electronic Arts' Los Angeles Studio as Associate Producer for the PC version of Command & Conquer 3: Tiberium Wars[4] and as a producer for Command & Conquer: Red Alert 3 and its expansion Uprising. While working for EA-LA he hosted a program called Command School, part of Command & Conquer TV, which helps players gain experience at C&C games. He later took a position at 2K Games working as a publishing producer on Spec Ops: The Line.

He is currently working for Supergiant Games, and was the writer and creative director of both Bastion and Transistor.[5]

References

  1. ^ "GameSpot editor-in-chief resigns, now a developer". Retrieved 2007-01-19. 
  2. ^ "Supergiant Games - team". supergiantgames.com. 
  3. ^ Greg Kasavin bids GameSpot farewell - News at GameSpot
  4. ^ Greg Kasavin's blog: To Live and Die in L.A.
  5. ^ "Supergiant Games - team". supergiantgames.com. 

External links

  • Interview with Kasavin
  • State of Play interview
  • Getting To Know GameSpot, Episode IX: Greg Kasavin
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