been flying under the radar since leaving Cryptic Studios
in 2010. He briefly surfaced
as VP of the Marvel Franchise
division of Disney Interactive Media Group
last summer, and he's now stepping into the role of head of game development.
Roper replaces Alex Seropian
, who helped found Bungie
in the 1990s before joining Disney when it acquired his Wideload Games
studio in 2009.
Roper is a former Blizzard
vice president and founder of Flagship Studios
, which was mostly known for developing the original incarnation of Hellgate: London